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  • • Altuve rebounds, leaves fielding woes 'in the past'
    Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was able to shake himself free of the fielding nightmare that gripped him the previous two days, making two accurate throws and delivering a first-inning home run that set the tone for Houston in Wednesday's ALCS Game 4....2020
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve makes another costly error in ALCS as throwing issues continue
    Dusty Baker, however, said the Astros will stick with Altuve at second base in Game 4...2020
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve makes another costly error in ALCS Game 3 as throwing issues continue
    Altuve's throwing cost the Astros again in Game 3...2020
  • • Steve Sax says he feels for struggling Altuve
    Steve Sax, who famously had a case of the "yips" in the 1980s, told ESPN he feels for the Astros' Jose Altuve, who is experiencing them in the ALCS....2020
  • • Jose Altuve, the Yips, and Some Sympathy for the Astros
    Down by 0-3 against the Rays, Houston Manager Dusty Baker remains hopeful despite bizarre fielding struggles from his reliable star: “We’re due big time.”...2020
  • • Baker says Altuve must 'flush' throwing errors
    Astros second baseman Jose Altuve committed one of two gaffes in the first inning when he short-hopped an otherwise easy throw to first base. "You just hope he isn't getting the yips, because invariably they come in bunches," manager Dusty Baker said....2020
  • • Rays' Manuel Margot makes Astros pay for ALCS error ... then follows it with unreal over-the-wall catch
    Margot turned a Jose Altuve error into three runs before halting a Houston rally...2020
  • • Rays' Manny Margot makes Astros pay for ALCS error ... then follows it with unreal over-the-wall catch
    Margot turned a Jose Altuve error into three runs before halting a Houston rally...2020
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve homers in ALCS Game 1, continues red-hot postseason and dominance vs. Blake Snell
    Altuve put the Astros ahead 1-0 with a first-inning home run...2020
  • • Astros activate All-Star 2B Jose Altuve from injured list
    In a corresponding roster move, Houston optioned right-handed pitcher Humberto Castellanos to the club's alternate training site....2020

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Jose Altuve injury and suspension

  • • Jose Altuve To Undergo MRI On Right Knee
    Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will undergo an MRI on his right knee, manager Dusty Baker announced Thursday (via Brian McTaggart of MLB.com). Altuve exited the Astros’ game against the Rangers on Thursday because of discomfort in the area. Right knee problems aren’t anything new for Altuve, who underwent surgery on the joint after the…...2020
  • • Why the Astros are hands down the best team in MLB
    Last year, one dominant question circled around the Houston Astros. Could they become the first MLB team in 18 years to repeat as World Series champ? As we now know, that didn’t happen. That’s the bad news for Houston. The good news is that the Astros are well-positioned to reclaim the title in 2019. In fact, as we enter the 2019 season, no team can match Houston’s overall talent. We start with th...2019
  • • Injury Notes: Altuve, Duffy, Seager
    We’ll use this post to keep track of minor injuries throughout the day… Jose Altuve was scratched from a spring game for the second time in three days due to left side soreness, per Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle. Altuve underwent knee surgery in October to repair a patella avulsion fracture in his right knee.…...2019
  • • Altuve set for return to 2B; Bregman ready, too
    After playing DH, Jose Altuve, who had offseason knee surgery, will return to his second base post, while Alex Bregman will also make his first spring start at third base on Saturday....2019
  • • Fans react to Jose Altuve's hilariously bad new commercial
    Jose Altuve is a six-time All-Star, former MVP and World Series champion, but he probably won’t be getting many accolades for his product pitching. On Wednesday, the Houston Astros star sent a cryptic tweet indicating that he was fed up and declaring that he was “quitting.” The next day, Altuve revealed the big mystery: His tweet was part of an ad campaign for DirecTV. A 30-second spot that Altuve...2018
  • • Jose Altuve sends cryptic tweet, has people freaking out
    Former American League MVP Jose Altuve has people on social media freaking out after he sent a cryptic Tweet on Wednesday. We’re not 100 percent sure what to make of the tweet. But we do know that Houston Astros fans the world over can’t be handling it too well. “This is frustrating!!! I can’t take it anymore. No más. I’m quitting.” Oh boy. The obvious suggestion here is that Altuve is frustrated ...2018
  • • AL Notes: Altuve, Merrifield, Brantley, Gray
    Jose Altuve provided an update on his rehabilitation from knee surgery, telling MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart and other reporters that he’s “not doing a lot” in the early stages of his recovery process, though “the only thing they told me is we’re going to be 120 percent for the first day of Spring Training, and that’s…...2018
  • • Jose Altuve provides update on rehab following knee surgery
    Jose Altuve provided an update on his rehabilitation from knee surgery, telling MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart and other reporters that he’s “not doing a lot” in the early stages of his recovery process, though “the only thing they told me is we’re going to be 120 percent for the first day of Spring Training, and that’s what really matters.” Altuve underwent the procedure shortly after the Astros were ...2018
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve expects to be '120 percent' for spring training after knee surgery
    Altuve played through a serious knee injury in the postseason...2018
  • • Altuve aims to be '120 percent' ready for spring
    Speaking to reporters Sunday for the first time since he underwent major surgery on his right knee last month, Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve maintains he'll be fully recovered in time for the start of Spring Training in three months....2018

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Jose Altuve trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Largest Contract In Franchise History For Each MLB Team
    Here’s our list of the largest contract each of the 30 MLB teams has ever signed. Each contract is linked to its MLBTR post, with the exception of those that predate the site’s existence. Angels: Mike Trout – 10 years, 360MM. Signed 3-21-19. Astros: Jose Altuve – 5 years, $151MM.  Signed 3-20-18. Athletics: Eric Chavez…...2020
  • • Jose Altuve appears to send message by showing off collarbone tattoo
    Carlos Correa offered an explanation last week for why Jose Altuve did not want his teammates tearing off his jersey after the second baseman belted a walk-off home run in Game 6 of the 2019 ALCS, and Altuve may have tried to provide further evidence on Monday. Correa told Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic that Altuve did not want his jersey ripped off in celebration because Altuve had “an unfinished ...2020
  • • The Astros’ Apologies Did Little To Repair Their Image
    Shortly after Astros owner Jim Crane, new manager Dusty Baker and players Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve addressed the media in a press conference regarding their sign-stealing scandal yesterday, the clubhouse was opened up for the entire roster to offer comments on the ordeal. Their comments created quite the contrast with those still emerging from…...2020
  • • The Astros' apologies did little to repair their image
    Shortly after Astros owner Jim Crane, new manager Dusty Baker and players Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve addressed the media in a press conference regarding their sign-stealing scandal on Thursday, the clubhouse was opened up for the entire roster to offer comments on the ordeal. Their comments created quite the contrast with those still emerging from others around the league. George Springer, Josh ...2020
  • • Carlos Correa defends Carlos Beltran, says Astros players made own decisions
    Many have tried to use Carlos Beltran and Alex Cora as scapegoats in the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scheme, but Carlos Correa did his best to put a stop to that following the team’s big press conference on Thursday. After the Astros embarrassed themselves with a scripted press conference that included phony statements from Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve, Correa offered a refreshing take on the ch...2020
  • • Astros hold press conference on sign-stealing scandal
    In the latest confounding development out of the Astros organization, the club held a curious press conference Thursday regarding the team’s still-boiling sign-stealing scandal. Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle is among the reporters covering the event on his Twitter feed. In a long-awaited moment, star players Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman offered only cursory statements on a matter that has...2020
  • • Astros Hold Press Conference On Sign-Stealing Scandal
    In the latest confounding development out of the Astros organization, the club held a curious press conference today regarding the team’s still-boiling sign-stealing scandal. Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle is among the reporters covering the event on his Twitter feed. In a long-awaited moment, star players Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman offered only cursory…...2020
  • • Alex Bregman, Jose Altuve apologize for Astros cheating in scripted presser
    The Houston Astros are suddenly sorry for cheating their way to a World Series title in 2017. Astros owner Jim Crane said last month that he would get his players together at the start of spring training to apologize “with a strong statement as a team,” and apparently what happened on Thursday was his idea of that. As part of a cringeworthy scripted press conference, Astros stars Alex Bregman and ...2020
  • • Whit Merrifield has harsh comments about Jose Altuve, Astros
    Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield made the first All-Star appearance of his career last year, but he feels it would have been the second had it not been for all of the cheating that went on in Houston. Merrifield spoke openly about how disappointed he was when he was not selected to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. Jose Altuve was one of the players who was voted in over Merrifield, and...2020
  • • CC Sabathia has great reaction to Jose Altuve’s World Series guarantee
    CC Sabathia isn’t doing much to hide his disgust toward the Houston Astros or their response to the cheating scandal that franchise has become embroiled in. Many Astros players made their first public comments since the team was disciplined for electronic sign stealing in 2017 at the team’s fanfest Saturday. Most would not comment on the allegations and refusing to offer any apology. Jose Altuve, ...2020

Jose Altuve stats

  • • Twitter reacts to Astros hitting back-to-back-to-back home runs
    The Houston Astros have one of the best lineups in baseball, and they showed it off during Wednesday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays.The Astros went back-to-back-to-back in the bottom of the sixth inning Wednesday, doing so for the first time in 10 years. Their Nos. 1-3 hitters in the order all went deep in a row: George Springer, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve. All three came off Rays pitcher Nat...2018
  • • Astros take lead on balk in 9th, sweep Rangers
    George Springer hit his MLB-leading fifth leadoff homer, Yuli Gurriel slugged his way to four hits and Jose Altuve added three more hits to his already eye-popping road statistics. But the Astros beat the Rangers, 8-7, on a … balk?...2018

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  • • Jose Altuve heckled with tattoo taunts while signing autographs
    The Houston Astros have no choice but to accept that the 2020 season will be a grueling one when it comes to the jeers, taunts and put-downs that well-prepared hecklers will have at their disposal in the wake of the team’s damning sign-stealing scandal. Along with every other Astros player who played a role in the scandal, Jose Altuve is learning that lesson the hard way so far in spring training....2020
  • • Ken Rosenthal shares thoughts on Jose Altuve interview that fueled buzzer rumors
    An interview Ken Rosenthal conducted with Jose Altuve after the Houston Astros won the ALCS last season gained widespread attention on Thursday, but the reporter insists he did not suspect that Altuve was covering anything up when the two spoke amid a hectic celebration. Altuve belted a walk-off home run off of New York Yankees flamethrower Aroldis Chapman in Game 6 of the ALCS, and he was seen ma...2020
  • • Jose Altuve interview, jersey cover-up sparks electronic buzzer speculation
    An interview with Jose Altuve after his huge home run to send the Houston Astros to the World Series last season — coupled with the infielder’s behavior after the homer — have fueled speculation about the Astros illegally using an electronic buzzer to communicate signs. Altuve hit a monster home run off Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 6 of the ALCS against the Yankees las...2020
  • • AJ Hinch shares thoughts on Alex Bregman trolling Red Sox pitcher
    Alex Bregman provided Boston Red Sox Game 3 starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi with some bulletin board material this week, but neither Bregman’s manager nor Red Sox manager Alex Cora are getting too excited over it. On Monday, Bregman shared some clips on his Instagram story from a start Eovaldi made against the Houston Astros earlier this year. The right-hander was with the Tampa Bay Rays at the te...2018
  • • LEGO Jose Altuve is Awesome
    From winning the World Series to being named American League MVP, Jose Altuve has had a pretty incredible year.Now…there’s this. Dude has been immortalized in LEGOs.Houston-based artist Joseph Kraham had an idea (it was a dare, really) and 44,000 pieces later, one brick at a time, his masterpiece was complete. “Every one of these pieces is hand-painted. It’s a really painstaking process,” Kraham s...2018
  • • Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve make height history as MLB MVPs
    Baseball is truly a sport for all shapes and sizes. For proof of that, just look at the men who won 2017’s MVP Awards, Giancarlo Stanton and Jose Altuve.Stanton, the Miami Marlins’ right fielder, stands 6-foot-6. That’s in sharp contrast to Altuve, the Houston Astros’ second baseman. No MVP from either league has been as tall as Stanton, or as short as Altuve. Altuve’s record seems safe for a whil...2017
  • • Astros’ Brad Peacock celebrates World Series win with Backstreet Boys
    The Houston Astros undoubtedly are still basking in the afterglow of their World Series triumph, making the scene and celebrating the remarkable achievement by any means necessary. For Astros pitcher Brad Peacock, said revelry involved hanging out last weekend with none other than the … Backstreet Boys?The seminal boy band took their official Twitter account to show Peacock eagerly anticipating at...2017

Top Jose Altuve news

  • • November reign: Altuve wins AL MVP Award
    It has already been quite a month for Jose Altuve, who won a World Series title, a Player Choice Award, an AL Silver Slugger Award and, on Thursday, his first AL MVP Award....2017
  • • ALCS stacks up teams with MVP candidates
    One of the great photos of the 2017 season featured the diminutive Jose Altuve and the gigantic Aaron Judge beside each other on the basepaths. We already know who has the height advantage when these two American League MVP Award candidates stand side by side, but which of their teams will stand tall in the AL Championship Series?...2017
  • • Bregman, Altuve apologize for actions in 2017
    Astros stars Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve apologized for their roles in the team's sign-stealing scheme in 2017 as the team began spring training Thursday....2020
  • • MLB Awards: Astros' Jose Altuve named 2017 AL MVP, crushes Aaron Judge
    Altuve is the second Astros player to win a league MVP award...2017
  • • Al-3-ve! Astros star's HRs deny Sox in Game 1
    The deepest lineup in baseball showed off its thunder up and down the lineup Thursday afternoon at Minute Maid Park, making Chris Sale's postseason debut one to forget. With second baseman Jose Altuve leading the way with a curtain-call-inducing three-homer performance, the Astros rocked Sale and the Red Sox and slugged their way to an 8-2 win in Game 1 of the American League Division Series prese...2017
  • • Sox drop Game 1 as Sale struggles from start
    The deepest lineup in baseball showed off its thunder up and down the lineup Thursday afternoon at Minute Maid Park, making Chris Sale's postseason debut one to forget. With second baseman Jose Altuve leading the way with a curtain-call-inducing three-homer performance, the Astros rocked Sale and the Red Sox and slugged their way to an 8-2 win in Game 1 of the American League Division Series prese...2017
  • • Stanton, Altuve named Aaron Award winners
    Jose Altuve of the Astros and Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins were presented on Wednesday with the coveted Hank Aaron Award as the most outstanding offensive performers in their respective leagues, based on a combination of voting by fans at MLB.com and a special panel of Hall of Famers led by the award's legendary namesake....2017
  • • The not-so-tall tales of Jose Altuve
    The not-so-tall tales of Jose Altuve...2017
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve denies ever wearing electronic devices; MLB says no evidence to back Twitter rumors
    Social media was abuzz about a potential Astros sign-stealing scheme...2020
  • • Yankees fall on walk-off into 0-2 ALCS hole
    A legendary pitching performance by Justin Verlander, a memorable swing from Carlos Correa and a mad-dash sprint from Jose Altuve have the Astros two wins away from reaching the World Series....2017

Jose Altuve fantasy rankings and news

  • • Top fantasy second baseman: Baez or Altuve?
    Could Jose Altuve have a challenger this year at the top of the fantasy second-base rankings? Welcome to the conversation, Javier Baez....2019
  • • Jose Altuve or Mike Trout: Who's No. 1 in our rankings for 2018?
    The draft begins, and you're on the clock ... whom should you pick? Our experts defend their choices for the No. 1 overall selection in fantasy baseball drafts in three of the most popular formats: roto, head-to-head categories and head-to-head points....2018

Jose Altuve schedule, game

  • • Astros activate All-Star 2B Jose Altuve from injured list
    2020
  • • Astros activate Jose Altuve from IL as Houston attempts to hold off Mariners for playoff spot
    Altuve has not had a good season, though it's probably unfair to blame it on the sign-stealing scandal...2020
  • • Astros Activate Jose Altuve
    The Astros have activated second baseman Jose Altuve from the 10-day injured list and optioned right-hander Humberto Castellanos, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic tweets. Altuve’s batting second in the Astros’ lineup against the Rangers on Tuesday. Altuve went on the IL on Sept. 5 with a sprained right knee, continuing a trend of recent problems…...2020
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve asks for demotion in lineup amid struggles at the plate
    Jose Altuve, who typically is solid at the plate, has asked manager Dusty Baker for a demotion in the lineup amid his struggles at the dish....2020
  • • Jose Altuve heckled with tattoo taunts while signing autographs
    2020
  • • Altuve grazed by pitch, Astros booed on road
    Jose Altuve was loudly booed when he was introduced for his spring training debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans before being nicked in the foot by a pitch Monday....2020
  • • Altuve grazed by pitch, Astros booed on road
    Jose Altuve was loudly booed Monday when he was introduced for his spring training road debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans -- before being nicked in the foot by a pitch....2020
  • • David Ortiz calls out ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers for blowing whistle on Astros
    David Ortiz does not condone how the Houston Astros cheated their way to a World Series title in 2017, but Big Papi seems equally annoyed that it was a former member of the team who blew the lid off the sign-stealing scheme. Ortiz spoke with reporters from Boston Red Sox training camp on Thursday, and he criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for being a “snitch.” Ortiz said it doesn’t sit we...2020
  • • Yankees fan speaks out about trash-can trolling of Astros
    A New York Yankees fan became a social media sensation this week thanks to his recent antics during which he taunted the Houston Astros over their sign-stealing scandal, and now the young man has opened up about his brilliant bit of trolling. What played out at the Astros’ spring training facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., was surely a delight for anyone who believes the team egregiously violated ...2020
  • • Astros' Jose Altuve shows off tattoo during spring training to back Carlos Correa's claims
    The 2017 AL MVP does, in fact, have a collarbone tattoo...2020

Jose Altuve rumors, scandals

  • • Astros activate Jose Altuve from IL as Houston attempts to hold off Mariners for playoff spot
    2020
  • • Jose Altuve heckled with tattoo taunts while signing autographs
    2020
  • • Jose Altuve booed, unintentionally hit by pitch as Astros stars appear in first spring game since scandal
    Altuve, Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa took the field on Monday...2020
  • • Five ways MLB commissioner can dig out from Astros mess
    Stick an asterisk next to the Houston Astros' 2017 World Series title and a fork in baseball’s integrity: Rob Manfred has a mushrooming scandal on his hands that needs a competent cleanup crew ASAP. Here’s what happened under the MLB commissioner’s embarrassing watch in the past week: Braves outfielder Nick Markakis said "every single" scandal-scarred Astros player "needs a beating." Yankees slugg...2020
  • • Yankees fan speaks out about trash-can trolling of Astros
    2020
  • • Bryce Harper reacts to Astros scandal, notes Aaron Judge losing 2017 AL MVP
    Monday was another eventful day at spring training sites throughout Florida and Arizona when it came to ballplayers weighing in on the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. To no surprise, most of the reactions from major leaguers were in the venomous and vitriolic vein. Perhaps that is partly why Bryce Harper’s measured response when asked Monday about the fallout from the Astros’ cheating ways ...2020
  • • Mike Trout ‘lost respect’ for Astros, thinks players should be punished
    Mike Trout is not known as one of baseball’s more outspoken or controversial players, so it’s quite telling to hear him talk about the Houston Astros with such candor. On Monday, Trout spoke about his thoughts on the Astros, saying he “lost respect” for their players and felt the punishments levied against the organization were not harsh enough. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder also joined the ch...2020
  • • Adam Jones has a laugh over Carlos Correa's tattoo explanation for Jose Altuve
    Carlos Correa has decided to dig his heels in and defend the Houston Astros against some of the criticism they are facing, and former MLB star Adam Jones found one thing Correa said about the scandal particularly entertaining. Jones, who now plays professionally in Japan, admitted in a tweet on Saturday that he has been watching the Astros cheating scandal unfold from a distance, but he couldn’t r...2020
  • • Cubs ace Yu Darvish on cheating Astros: 'They shouldn't talk'
    Things are not getting any better for the Houston Astros after their awkward press conference late last week in which they failed to really apologize for the entire sign-stealing scandal. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred went on record Sunday saying that said apology did not go far enough. Meanwhile, rival players have been at each others throats over the past several days. Los Angeles Dodgers star Co...2020
  • • Astros' Carlos Correa rips Cody Bellinger, defends Jose Altuve from cheating claims
    Houston shortstop Carlos Correa is firing back after several days of rival players ripping the Astros for the perceived consequences of the team’s sign-stealing scandal in 2017. In a lengthy interview with Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Correa, who was the most honest and candid of the Astros in their statements on the scandal, ripped into Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger for his criticism of the...2020

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