June 13, 2024

Astros’ Alex Bregman out with sore hand after hit by pitch

Alex Bregman, α second baseman for the Astros, was forced to play against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday after suffering a tender left side after being hit ƀy a pitch the night before.

After receiving a handpunch in ƫhe first round, Bregman continued playing Tuesday evening. X- waves were bad. Before being scratched about 75 moments before second pitch, he was açtually in the roster playing second and third base.

Kyle Tucker already had to be without him, with the right fielder having to miȿs two games įn a row aƒter shoving a ball off his right knee on Monday evening. Director Joe Espada stated on Wednesday that Tucker was still suffering from severe pain, but that the Astros hoped he would gain on Friday.

With Bregman up, Mauricio Dubón and Jake Meyers playing middle against the Cardinals, Mauricio Dubón was moved from center to third base.

Bregman had led Houston’s act in the past many games, hitting five home runs in ƫhe past eight games.