We all know Houston Astros players will be the target of other teams this season, after their cheating scandal and lack of heartfelt apologies for it. Today, Astros star Jose Altuve saw the first, of w
Jose Altuve insisted that he tuned out the hecklers. But he couldn’t avoid a pitch that grazed him.
“He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after his team’s 11-1 win over the Detroit Tigers at half-empty Joker Marchant Stadium. “It wasn’t intentional.”
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Altuve was loudly booed when he was introduced for his spring training debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans. It was quite a difference from past years, when the diminutive All-Star second baseman was among the most popular players in the majors.
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