Houston Chronicle "Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, one of Venezuela’s most popular ballplayers, will not play in the Venezuelan Winter League this year, a person with knowledge of Altuve’s plans said. Altuve has been a regular on the roster of popular Venezuelan club Magallanes, but the young former All-Star..." November 27
Hardball Talk "The Astros have successfully locked up one of their key building blocks, as Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports that they have agreed to a long-term contract extension with second baseman Jose Altuve. This marks the first major contract commitment under the leadership of general manager Jeff..." July 13
Houston Chronicle "Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was placed on the bereavement list Tuesday following the death of his grandmother. Players must stay on the list for a minimum of three days and are allowed a maximum of seven. The Astros called up infielder Jake Elmore from Class AAA Oklahoma City to..." May 14
This is the first time this year Jose Altuve has been out of starting lineup for #Astros.
Houston Chronicle "The Astros were still waking up. It was a bright, clear spring morning at Fenway Park. Baseball, daily history and a soon-to-be-sold-out stadium filled with devoted Red Sox fans watching the best team in the game waited. But Saturday night had been devoted to another Astros loss. And just 12..." April 29
Houston Chronicle "As soon as Jeff Luhnow learned a reporter was writing a story about second baseman Jose Altuve’s career ceiling, the Astros general manager wanted in. Too many scouts, analysts, critics and “experts” had written off Altuve. Even with his 2012 All-Star reserve appearance, the 5-5, 175-pound..." March 29
Houston Chronicle "Jose Altuve as the Astros’ No. 2 hitter? That’s what first-year manager Bo Porter is thinking three days into spring training. Porter said Wednesday, Altuve will ideally be the Astros’ second hitter in 2013. As a result, the club is searching for a leadoff man, with shortstops Tyler Greene..." February 13