Latest Alex Bregman News

Astros 3B Bregman has wrist surgery, OK for spring training

Nov. 08, 2021 14:49 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros third baseman Alex Bregman had surgery on his right wrist Monday, less than a week after ending the World Series in a prolonged slump. The team said the two-time All-Star is expected to resume baseball activities in January and should be OK to...

Freeman fittingly pockets last out for Braves in WS clincher

Nov. 03, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Freddie Freeman thrust both arms in the air, let out a scream, and tucked the baseball into his back pocket. A moment later, he was in the middle of the celebration, swarmed by his Atlanta Braves teammates. Fittingly, it was their longtime star first...

World Series defeat could mark end of era for Astros

Nov. 03, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa stood on the dugout steps watching as Yuli Gurriel grounded out to end Game 6 of the World Series before slowly walking away and heading into Houston's clubhouse for what could be the last time. “I was just thinking this is crazy how you...

The Latest: Braves win first World Series title since 1995

Nov. 02, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series (all times local): 10:35 p.m. The Atlanta Braves have won their first World Series championship since 1995, hammering the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6. Jorge Soler hit his...

Astros' Baker appreciates bench; Bregman to stay in 7-spot

Nov. 01, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker appreciates his stars, but this time of year — perhaps more than ever — he’s also a big fan of his role players. He likened his bench players to a third-down running back in football or the sixth man in basketball. ...

Rookie goes from watching World Series to starting Game 5

Nov. 01, 2021 02:16 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Tucker Davidson was in bed Sunday morning when his phone rang with Braves manager Brian Snitker on the line. Five days after watching the World Series opener from a hotel room about 700 miles from the ballpark, the Atlanta prospect was going to start Game...

Minter regrets not attacking Maldonado in strike zone

Nov. 01, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — If A.J. Minter could do it all over, he would’ve powered the ball to the catcher’s mitt instead of trying to aim it with Martín Maldonado at the plate and the bases loaded in the fifth inning. Minter could tell the light-hitting Houston catcher was...

Correa, Astros rally past Braves 9-5, cut WS deficit to 3-2

Nov. 01, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Just in time, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros broke out the bats. Because if they had waited any longer, this World Series would’ve been over. Staggered by Adam Duvall’s grand slam in the first inning, Correa and Alex Bregman...

Back with Astros, Gonzalez makes loud impact with soft hit

Nov. 01, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez was nearly down and out, just like the Houston Astros. Dusty Baker had faith, and the last player put on the World Series roster came through with a big hit — just like he did for the Astros four years ago. ...

The Latest: Astros force series back to Houston with 9-5 win

Nov. 01, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the World Series (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Carlos Correa had three hits, Martin Maldonado found three different ways to drive in runs and pinch-hitter Marwin Gonzalez blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single...