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.
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