Rookie Alex Bregman has been putting on a defensive clinic for the Astros so far
The Astros have cultivated a banner crop of young talent -- look no further than
The blend of veterans and sparkling young standouts welcomed new additions recently in
Bregman, called up on July 24, is still struggling to find his way offensively, but defensively? That's another story entirely. His latest slick stop came at the expense of
That wasn't easy. Nor was this play Bregman pulled off in Monday night's 14-inning marathon:
This is all even more impressive when you realize Bregman was exclusively a shortstop throughout his time at LSU and only really started playing third base with Houston in the Minors since being drafted.
Though he's barely been with the big league club a week, Bregman is definitely backing up his billing as MLB Pipeline's No. 1 prospect in the Houston organization. The hits will come, but for now the defense is just fine.