Houston's Jose Altuve named the 2017 American League MVP
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was named the American League's Most Valuable Player on Thursday.
Altuve helped lead the Astros to their first World Series win as they defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers. A five-time All-Star, the second baseman finished third in the MPV voting last year. Altuve received 27 of 30 first-place votes with Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees earing 2 and Jose Ramirez of the Cleveland Indians getting the other.
Altuve led all of MLB with a .346 batting average while posting 24 home runs, 81 RBI, 112 runs scored, 32 steals, and .405 wOBA.
- Alex Avila out of Arizona's lineup versus Milwaukee May 23rd, 2018
- J.R. Murphy starting for Arizona on Wednesday afternoon May 23rd, 2018
- James McCann out of Detroit's lineup versus Twins May 23rd, 2018
- Daniel Descalso sitting for Diamondbacks on Wednesday afternoon May 23rd, 2018
- Tigers' Grayson Greiner starting on Wednesday afternoon May 23rd, 2018
- Nick Ahmed starting for Diamondbacks on Wednesday May 23rd, 2018
- Yulieski Gurriel out of the lineup for Houston May 22nd, 2018
- Houston's Brian McCann out of the lineup against the Giants May 22nd, 2018
- Evan Gattis in the Astros' lineup against San Fran May 22nd, 2018
- Astros' J.D. Davis in the lineup on Tuesday May 22nd, 2018
- Josh Reddick out of the Astros' lineup on Tuesday May 22nd, 2018
- Astros' Max Stassi catching on Tuesday May 22nd, 2018