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Houston Chronicle Feb 25, 2015

Astros report: Altuve, Castro, Gonzalez are only Astros to remain with Luhnow throughout tenure

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – While addressing the team for the first time Wednesday morning, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow had All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve, catcher Jason Castro and utility man Marwin Gonzalez step up while highlighting the dramatic makeover the club has gone through during his tenure. “You have to realize in these meetings that […]
Houston Chronicle Feb 25, 2015

Astros All-Star Jose Altuve mentors prospect Carlos Correa

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Two-time All-Star Jose Altuve, who led the American League in hitting last season, is mentoring top Astros prospect Carlos Correa this spring. “Altuve, I’m close to him. He gives me a lot of tips,” said Correa, the top overall pick in the 2012 draft. “He’s one of the greatest players we have […]
Houston Chronicle Feb 20, 2015

Astros A to Z: Jose Altuve

Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, the Chronicle will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Jose Altuve. JOSE ALTUVE Position: Second base Bats/throws: R/R Height/weight: 5-6. 175 Opening day age: 24 Hometown: Maracay, Venezuela How acquired: Signed as nondrafted free agent, March 2007 MLB experience: […]

Ranking the Rangers: No. 9 Rougned Odor

We continue our ranking of the Top 10 Texas Rangers with a look at their starting second baseman. No. 9: Rougned Odor 2014 Stats: 114 games, 386 AB, 100 H, .259/.297/.402 2015 Projected stats: 332 AB, .252/.292/.391, WAR 0.7 AL West rank: The AL West is star-studded at second base with Robinson Cano in Seattle and rising talent Jose Altuve in Houston. Veteran Ben Zobrist (Oakland) can't be ignored and Josh Rutledge (Los Angeles Angels) hit .
Athletics Nation Jan 30, 2015

Sean Doolittle defeats Jose Altuve in the 1st round of Face of MLB voting

The 2015 Face of MLB competition is underway, and the first round of the bracket is nearly complete. On Thursday, Oakland Athletics representative Sean Doolittle defeated Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros in their opening matchup. The lefty moves on to the Round of 16, where he will face either Yadier Molina of the Cardinals or Paul Goldschmidt of the Diamondbacks. .@whatwouldDOOdo is moving on to the second round of #FaceOfMLB! #SeanDoolittle #FaceOfMLB pic.twitter.com/GNtO8lmdV2 — MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) January 30, 2015 Altuve was knocked out by the A's rep last year too. Never...

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