Masterful Justin Verlander Leads Astros To ALDS Game 1 Win Vs RaysVerlander allowed just a soft single in seven shutout innings. He struck out eight and improved to 8-0 in 12 career ALDS appearances.
3 Astros Stars Out With Injuries, Carlos Correa's Fractured Rib Due To MassageCarlos Correa is now out 4 to 6 weeks with a fractured rib. He joins Jose Altuve and George Springer on the list of stars out of the Astros lineup due to injury.
Astros Prevail As Justin Verlander Outduels Cy Young Award Winner Blake SnellThe Astros star delivered, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 in a rare season-opening matchup between pitchers who finished first and second in balloting for the Cy Young Award.
Red Sox Finish Off Astros In 5 Games, Head To World SeriesWhat a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series.
Astros Hit 3 Homers In Win Against TigersJose Altuve homered on the game's first pitch, and the Houston Astros powered their way past the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Players Like Altuve & Betts Bringing Compact Pop To MLBIn the past, shorter baseball players would have been given nicknames like "Pee Wee" and coached to speed out base hits. Now, big sluggers can be found in in tiny packages.
AL All-Star Roster Announced, Includes Rangers' Slugger Shin-Soo ChooTexas Rangers slugger Shin-Soo Choo is headed to his first All-Star game is his 14th season.
Spring Training Report: Ohtani Struggles, Altuve Gets PaidThe Angels Shohei Ohtani struggles on the mound and at the plate; Astros Jose Altuve signs a lucrative contract extension.
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 Named AP Male Athlete Of The YearJose Altuve is The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.
Watt And Altuve Share SI's Sportsperson Of The Year AwardJ.J. Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief and Jose Altuve led the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, both giving hope to the city as it continues to pick up the pieces from the devastating storm.