Jose Altuve RUMORS & NEWS

  • Astros' Jose Altuve day-to-day with calf discomfort

    Houston Chronicle "Jose Altuve is dealing with right calf discomfort after pulling up on Saturday's final play, the Astros announced after the game. The four-time All-Star and MVP candidate is day-to-day. Altuve wasn't available for comment after the game. Altuve grounded into a game-ending double play, but..." September 04

  • Jose Altuve and Daniel Murphy could make MVP history for second basemen

    Fox Sports "Not once since the inception of the modern Most Valuable Player award in 1931 has the winner in both leagues been a second baseman. That could change this season if the Nationals' Daniel Murphy wins in the National League and the Astros' Jose Altuve in the American. I wrote Monday why the..." August 30

  • Altuve the 2nd player 5-6 or shorter to hit 20 homers

    The Score "Jose Altuve may be the shortest player in the majors, but that hasn't stopped him from mashing baseballs. The 26-year-old American League MVP candidate hit his 20th home run of the season Friday in a 15-8 win over the Baltimore Orioles, joining Hall of Famer Hack Wilson as only the second..." August 20

  • The four ways Astros star Jose Altuve is a baseball miracle

    CBS Sports "Astros second baseman Jose Altuve has long since ceased being merely a diminutive novelty act. He was always far more than that, of course, but now Altuve is rightly known as being plainly one of the best baseball players on the planet. This season, he may be on his way to the AL MVP award, as..." August 18

  • One nearly unbelievable stat captures why Jose Altuve is the AL MVP leader

    CBS Sports "As we prepare to enter the stretch run of the 2016 season, it'll soon be time to begin serious discussions about the major awards candidates. MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year ... those awards. Right now, I have a hard time seeing someone other than Astros second baseman Jose Altuve as the AL..." August 12

  • Jose Altuve's Career Year Makes 2016 AL MVP Award His to Lose

    Bleacher Report "When you write about the Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, it's customary to bone up on synonyms for "short:" diminutive, small-statured, pint-sized. You know what, though? Forget that. Yes, Altuve is listed at 5'6"—and that might be in his cleats. But there has been nothing little about his..." August 10