HOUSTON — Jose Altuve is your American League Championship Series MVP, after the Astros second baseman sent the home town crowd home happy with a win over New York that sent Houston to their second World Series in three years.
Altuve took an Aroldis Chapman pitch and put it into the stands to give Houston a 6-4 win over the Yankees in Game 6 of the championship series.
Altuve homered twice in the ALCS. The one against Chapman may have been the biggest one of his career.
For the series, Altuve was 8 for 23 with three runs scored and 3 RBIs.
Houston now goes on to face the Washington Nationals in the World Series. Game 1 is Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.