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Altuve, Stanton capture MVPs awards

NEW YORK—Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball's best.

These days, nobody is standing taller.

Altuve won the American League MVP award yesterday, towering over N.Y. Yankees' slugger Aaron Judge by a wide margin and capping Houston's championship season with another piece of hardware.