Houston franchise star Altuve wants to retire from this team
“I hope to retire here.”
Major League Baseball star second baseman Jose Altuve (33) said, “I’ve spent my entire career in Houston,” attending a team training session at the Ballpark of Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA on the 20th (Korean time). said.
This was in response to new general manager Dana Brown’s recent remark that “Altuve should retire wearing only one uniform.”메이저놀이터
Originally from Venezuela, Altuve signed a contract with Houston in 2007 and stepped into American professional baseball. After debuting in the big leagues in 2011, he consistently performed well every year. He led Houston to its first championship in 2017 and its second championship last year. He was named an All-Star eight times, and was named the 2017 American League Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Altuve signed a four-year, $12.5 million contract extension with Houston after the 2013 season. He signed a seven-year, $163.5 million long-term contract ahead of the 2018 season, including a two-year option on his existing contract. His contract expires after the 2024 season.
Altuve played in 141 games last season with a batting average of 0.300, 28 homers, 57 RBIs, 103 runs scored and 18 stolen bases. In the playoffs, he had no runs batted in and a batting average of 0.190 (11 hits in 58 at-bats). His career big league records are a .307 batting average, 192 home runs, 696 RBIs, and 986 runs scored in 1578 games.
The Venezuelan national team will compete in the World Baseball Classic (WBC) next month. “I’m really happy to represent Venezuela,” Altuve said. “I have to prepare for the WBC and play well.” “Venezuela is a great team, but (in Group D) we have to play against strong teams like the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. It won’t be easy,” he said.