Houston Astros: Jose Altuve

Dallas Keuchel has recovered his Cy Young-winning form this year, and former AL Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa may become one of the game’s great shortstops one day, but the evolution of Altuve from a Punch-and-Judy hitter on a 107-loss team just five years ago to a power threat on a potential powerhouse team has been something to behold. It's doubly impressive given his 5’6” stature; who can resist rooting for the shortest player to win a batting title (two of them, actually) since Wee Willie Keeler in the 19th century?

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