Jose Altuve is VEHEMENTLY denying he ever wore any form of gadget to steal indicators … saying he wasn’t electronically tipped off earlier than his ALCS-winning residence run — or EVER.
Video of Altuve begging his teammates to not rip his jersey off after sealing the pennant in 2019 has gone viral … with followers speculating he had a buzzer strapped to him to cheat.
However, Altuve is working to clear his title … flat-out saying all that discuss is BS, through his agent Scott Boras.
“Jose Altuve referred to as me and mentioned he desires it recognized that he has by no means, ever worn an digital gadget in a significant league sport — ever,” Boras advised Sports Illustrated.
“He by no means acquired any type — of a set off or any data — through an digital product that was on his physique or in his uniform. He has by no means worn any digital gadget. Ever.”
Value noting — on the time, Altuve claimed he did not wish to go shirtless as a result of he is a modest man and his spouse most popular he saved his uni on.
After all, the Astros have been below hearth because the MLB introduced the findings of its investigation into sign-stealing claims … with Alex Cora, Carlos Beltran, A.J. Hinch and Jeff Luhnow all shedding their jobs.
Whereas the investigation decided there was a fancy sign-stealing system in place with the Astros … the MLB decided there was no proof gamers had been carrying any form of buzzers.