Jose Altuve Makes Official Decision On MLB All-Star Game

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Houston Astros star Jose Altuve will not play in the MLB All-Star Game.

Altuve recently took a pitch up to the knee. Instead of expediting his recovery,

He is opting to leave the All-Star Game to rest and stay 100 percent for the rest of the 2022 season.

"Jose Altuve said he would skip the All-Star Game a few days ago after a left knee injury.

He said he was going to try to play for the Astros today and tomorrow," Brian McTaggart said.

This is a disappointing result for Altuve, clearly excited to compete in the All-Star Game.

Altuve is batting on 277 runs this season with 17 home runs and 33 RBIs.

The MLB All-Star Game will take place next Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET.