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JOSE ALTUVE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Altuve sets MLB record for hits, stolen bases mark before break

Jose Altuve went 2-for-2 with two doubles and two runs in Saturday’s win over the Red Sox. He leads the majors with 130 hits and 40 multi-hit games. He also leads the American League with 29 doubles. Altuve became just the third player to have 130 hits before the All-Star break since 2004, joining Miguel Cabrera (132 in 2013) and Ian Kinsler (134 in 2008).
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jose Altuve Breaks Houston Astros Record for Hits Prior to All-Star Break

The Houston Astros are still not very good, but there is reason to believe in a brighter future with some of the young talent on the roster--guys like second baseman Jose Altuve who set a new team record against the Texas Rangers Monday night.@MLBFanCave/TwitterWith two hits on the night the all-star has 124 on the season--a new record for hits before the all-star break for Houston...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve Might Actually Be Good Now

Is that an inflammatory headline? It feels like it might be. It’s not like Jose Altuve was bad before, of course. But this is the Internet, where it’s important to entice people to click on stories, and if you’re reading this, then I’ve already won. Success! Anyway, maybe this is more of a “me” thing […]
Via Fangraphs
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera greets Jose Altuve by lifting him up - literally (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera greeted Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve by literally picking him up before Sunday's game at Minute Maid Park.After shaking hands before the game, Altuve went in for the man-hug while Cabrera wrapped his arms around him and lifted him up over his shoulder before putting him back down. It was...
Via Holdout Sports
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Astros fan gets slapped by sister after licking baseball (video)

There’s not really much to add to this video that highlights how a young Houston Astros fan, for some bizarre reason known only to him, made the decision to lick a baseball he managed to track down in the seats after second baseman Jose Altuve fouled it off into the stands Wednesday night at Minute […] The post Young Astros fan gets slapped by sister after licking baseball (video...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Astros Jose Altuve Has to Feel Real Stupid After This Play

The Houston Astros have a good players in young Jose Altuve. Barring injury and the Astros trading him away (because they do silly things like get rid of good players for tons of minor leaguers) he will be a key member of the team for years to come.For now--he's got some learning to do. Wednesday night the teacher was Jayson Werth of the Washington Nationals.via Cut4You couldn...
Via FatManWriting
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve Shows Off His Range With Spectacular Play

Houston Astros infielder Jose Altuve ranges far to his left, spins and throws accurately to first base to rob Chris Iannetta of a base hit. The second baseman was playing on the left side of the infield as the Astros had employed the shift for the veteran catcher. Altuve proved it doesn’t matter what side of second base he plays on with this spectacular web gem. Video Credit: MLB...
Via Viral Sports Hub
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Good players on bad teams - Jose Altuve

I thought I would start a little series on good players that play on really bad teams. The subject has always fascinated me. The ultimate example, of course, is Steve Carlton who won a Cy Young Award in 1972 by winning 27 games on a team that lost 97 games. Just to give you an idea of how much of an anomaly Carlton was that season, he went 27-10 that year. The rest of the starters...
Via The Flagrant Fan
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros: 3 up and 3 Down

The Houston Astros knew that 2012 would be a rebuilding season, but, even knowing that, it was a disappointing season for Astros fans.  The team changed managers mid-season firing Brad Mills and bringing in Tony DeFrancesco on their way to a last place 55-107 finish, 42 games behind the division winning Cincinnati Reds.  With a loss on the final day of the season, the Astros finished...
Via isportsweb.com
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

New Astros Uniforms are Hideous; Will be Showcased on Opening Night 2013

Forgive me for having better things to do (not really), but this is the first look I’ve had at the new Houston Astros uniforms. This comes with the news that the ‘Stros will be opening up their AL West ‘rivalry’ with the Texas Rangers on baseball’s Opening Night of 2013, coming on March 31st. Don’t get us wrong, we love Jose Altuve. We’ll be forever indebted to the...
Via Diamond Hoggers
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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