Jose Altuve has deemed J.J. Watt an honorary member of the world-champion Houston Astros.
Watt took to Twitter on Thursday evening to share a note that Altuve sent him, vouching for the second baseman and American League batting champion to be the league's MVP in the process.
The message reads:
From one H-town brother to another thanks for all you've done this year for the city we call home. Your support for all things Houston -- from hurricane relief, to being our number one fan -- has been nothing short of incredible.
So, I hope you'll accept this fine whiskey gift I gave all my teammates following our championship win because to me, you're absolutely part of the squad.
Watt raised more than $37 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating storm.
The Houston Texans defensive end will miss the remainder of the NFL season after suffering a tibial fracture in his left leg in Week 5. Watt threw the ceremonial first pitch before Game 3 of the World Series while on crutches.
-- Alex Tekip