In July, Pitchers Have Barely Been Able to Get Jose Altuve Out

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In July, Pitchers Have Barely Been Able to Get Jose Altuve Out

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For much of the first half of 2017, the best player in baseball was Yankees rookie outfielder Aaron Judge, a 6-foot-7 behemoth who might actually be a real-life Terminator in disguise. But as we head into August, the race for AL MVP honors has a new contender—and he barely reaches Judge’s shoulders standing on his tiptoes.

Jose Altuve, the Astros’ 5-foot-6 second baseman, is having a remarkable year. He leads the majors with a .365 batting average, putting him in position to win his third AL batting crown. His 1.005…

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