Source: Altuve, Astros Agree To $151M, 5-Year Contract ExtensionThe 27-year-old second baseman is earning $6 million this year under the first option exercised by Houston in a deal he agreed to in 2013 that originally guaranteed $12.5 million from 2014-17.
Jose Altuve Wins American League MVP AwardJose Altuve of the Houston Astros wins the AL MVP award by a wide margin over Yankees slugger Aaron Judge.
Jose Canseco Signs With Texas Minor League TeamCanseco has signed with the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings of the North American Baseball League on Friday, and is expected to play Saturday night against McAllen.
Rangers Slugger Hamilton Going Through CounselingRangers slugger Josh Hamilton says he's undergoing counseling individually and with his wife in the aftermath of his admitted relapse with alcohol.
Rangers' Hamilton Confirms Alcohol RelapseTexas Rangers outfielder and recovering drug addict Josh Hamilton says he had a relapse and had "three or four'' drinks earlier this week.
Rangers Hire Hamilton's Father-In-Law For SupportMichael Dean Chadwick will fill a support role for the slugger that was left vacant when Johnny Narron left in November to become Milwaukee's hitting coach.