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Houston Chronicle Sep 1, 2015

Jose Altuve had an amazing August

The batting champion looks like a batting champion again. Jose Altuve’s career-long on-base streak is up to 28 games, tying the longest on the club since Michael Bourn did the same from 2010-11. The Astros second baseman reached base every game in August, including the last in Monday’s 8-3 win over the Mariners, when he
Houston Chronicle Aug 27, 2015

Scouting report: Astros at Minnesota Twins

Three things to watch in the series: 1. Jose Altuve’s average in the second half, .344, is three points higher than what he finished with last year as the major league batting champion. He has a .393 on-base percentage in that time, and his post-All-Star game average was the 20th best mark in the majors […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 17, 2015

Jose Altuve, Dallas Keuchel show support for Texans ahead of start of NFL season

One day after being tackled by Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve taped a video declaring his support for the Texans. Ace lefthander Dallas Keuchel also taped a video at the Texans’ request. As part of the video, Altuve threw a regulation NFL football for the first time Monday. “I think I’ve never thrown a football before,” […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 17, 2015

Carlos Correa’s tackling skills not a hit with A.J. Hinch

A.J. Hinch brought prized rookie Carlos Correa to the manager’s office and gave him the first reprimand of his career. Hinch asked the 6-4 shortstop to never tackle All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve again. “He thought it was the principal’s office,” Hinch said of Correa, 20. Correa made an open-field tackle on the 5-6 Altuve […]
Grand Rapids Press Aug 16, 2015
Detroit Tigers' decision not to pitch around Houston's Jose Altuve in 9th inning backfires

Detroit Tigers' decision not to pitch around Houston's Jose Altuve in 9th inning backfires

The decision backfired when Jose Altuve turned on the first pitch he saw from Alex Wilson, lacing a shot to left-center to score Jake Marisnick and hand the Tigers a 6-5 walk-off loss.   HOUSTON -- Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was tempted to walk Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve in the ninth inning Sunday afternoon. Ultimately, he decided against it. Instead, Ausmus directed Tigers reliever Alex Wilson to pitch carefully around the three-time All-Star with two outs and the game-winning run on third base.  The decision backfired when Altuve turned...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 15, 2015
Watch Miguel Cabrera pull prank on Houston's Jose Altuve in first game back with Detroit Tigers

Watch Miguel Cabrera pull prank on Houston's Jose Altuve in first game back with Detroit Tigers

A notorious prankster on the field, Miguel Cabrera put his shenanigans on full display in Houston in his first game back after being activated from the 15-day disabled list. HOUSTON -- Miguel Cabrera didn't have an exciting day at the plate Friday night. But he still had plenty of fun at first base. A notorious prankster on the field, Cabrera put his shenanigans on full display in Houston in his first game back after being activated from the 15-day disabled list. In true Cabrera fashion, the 10-time All-Star waged a friendly war of sorts with Jose Altuve after...
Houston Chronicle Aug 12, 2015

Astros’ Jose Altuve tries to make up for lost opportunities on bases

SAN FRANCISCO — They say the best time to get to premier pitchers is the first inning before they settle in, and the Astros appeared on their way to an early rally Tuesday in a 3-1 loss to the Giants and ace Madison Bumgarner. Jose Altuve and Carlos Gomez started the game with singles, but […]

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