Astros 2016 POY: Jose Altuve

The Houston Astros and their fans suffered through six straight losing seasons before emerging in 2015 as an AL Wildcard team.In that first postseason game for the franchise since dropping the 2005 World Series, the Astros shut out the New York Yankees 3-0 behind a gem from Dallas Keuchel.The club then pushed the eventual world champion Kansas City … Continue reading Astros 2016 POY: Jose Altuve

American League Most Valuable Player

Like yesterday's evaluation of the National League Most Valuable Player candidates, and the selection of my own Top 10 vote, there is a hitter-pitcher element in the AL this season.The starting pitcher candidate in this case is Seattle Mariners righthander "King Felix" Hernandez. Like his NL counterpart, Clayton Kershaw, the King is most certainly the … Continue reading American League Most Valuable Player