Grunts, scowls and muttered profanities typically greet a major league manager when he comes out of the dugout to pull his starter in the middle of an inning. But Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch noticed something different from his pitchers around the midway point last season. Once they realized who
Last year's American League batting champion has a secret weapon entering the 2017 season. Melanie is tiny, adorable and smiles every time her father, Jose Altuve, enters the room. Altuve is notorious for having been a bit obsessive about baseball.
Astros senior vice president of broadcasting and alumni relations Jamie Hildreth passed away Friday at the age of 72, reports Alyson Footer of MLB.com. Hildreth joined the Astros in 1987 and became their longest-tenured employee. “Jamie was a vital part of the Astros' organization for over three