John Mallee, the Astros hitting coach for the last two seasons, has left the team to take over the same position for the Chicago Cubs.
The Cubs announced the hiring on Thursday.
After a stellar season with the Astros in which he finished with the franchise’s first-ever batting title, Jose Altuve will embark on a new adventure this offseason.
Some of the Astros players sent out farewell tweets and tweets to congratulate Jose Altuve after Sunday's game that closed out their 2014 season.
Despite an Astros’ loss to end their 2014 season, Jose Altuve finished on an extremely high note.