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.
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.
Astros' Jose Altuve Awarded MLB Players Choice AwardHouston second baseman Jose Altuve was voted outstanding player for the second straight season in Players Choice Awards balloting by the Major League Baseball Players Association.
Astros Could Keep Coming Back For More World Series TitlesIt's not just one World Series title that has Houston excited. With Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, George Springer and more locked in for years to come, the Astros are ready to be a force for some time.
Altuve Looks For More As Astros Prepare For YankeesThe Astros are preparing to host the Yankees on Friday in Game 1 of the ALCS. But no matter how great Jose Altuve's stats are, the Houston second baseman always believes that he can do better.
Altuve Hits 3 Homers, Astros Beat Red Sox 8-2 In ALDS OpenerBuoyed by chants of "MVP" in each trip to the plate, the 5-foot-6 Altuve hit solo homers in the first and fifth innings off Sale. He connected again in the seventh off reliever Austin Maddox to give Houston a quick boost in the best-of-five series.
Astros Wrap Up Sweep, Rout Rangers 12-2Justin Verlander struck out 11 to win his fifth straight start since getting traded to Houston.