Alex Bregman made his Major League debut and nobody was more excited than his dad
Alex Bregman, MLB.com's No. 18 ranked prospect/superb dugout interviewee, made his Major League debut for the Astros during their game against the Yankees on Monday. Predominantly a shortstop, Bregman was slotted at third base (because of you know who) and showed he'd fit in just fine at the position in the top of the second inning:
Then, when he was announced to bat in the bottom half of the inning, he received a standing ovation. And nobody was more excited or thrilled or astounded than his dad.
"Look at this!" Dads are the best.
In the sixth, the younger Bregman missed a grand slam by a few feet and both of his parents reacted thusly:
Even though the Astros lost, 2-1, let's hope Bregman gives his folks more reasons to cheer as his debut season continues. Here's Sam and Jackie Bregman talking about their son's big call-up before the game: