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Birth Date3-30-1994
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
Age24 years, 10 months, 16 days
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MLB Statistics

2016 HOU 22 49 217 53 13 3 8 15 52 0 2 0 .264 .313 .478 107 2.3 0.5 0.9 1.1
2017 HOU 23 155 626 158 39 5 19 55 97 7 17 5 .284 .352 .475 114 12.5 -1.5 6.0 3.9
2018 HOU 24 157 705 170 51 1 31 96 85 12 10 4 .286 .394 .532 150 44.3 -1.6 4.8 7.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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2015 QUD A 29 133 .250 .323 .358 .283 104 0.5 3.7 1.3 127 0 3.0 2.4 1.8 1.3
2015 LNC A+ 37 178 .276 .341 .433 .336 117 5.3 4.8 2.2 112 0 -2.0 -2.0 -2.4 0.1
2016 HOU MLB 49 217 .254 .318 .415 .317 104 2.2 6.1 0.7 107 15 0.9 0.5 2.3 1.1
2016 CCH AA 62 285 .257 .329 .394 .286 97 26.7 7.7 3 172 0 -1.9 1.6 15.0 2.7
2016 FRE AAA 18 83 .283 .341 .441 .333 92 8 2.3 0.8 161 0 1.9 -1.2 4.0 0.8
2017 HOU MLB 155 626 .257 .322 .433 .311 104 14.5 18.3 3.4 114 8 6.0 -1.5 12.5 3.9
2018 HOU MLB 157 705 .249 .316 .416 .289 97 50.7 19.8 3.7 150 8 4.8 -1.6 44.3 7.4

Statistics For All Levels

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2015 LNC A+ 178 160 19 51 8 4 3 76 21 12 17 8 4 .319 .364 .475 .156 3 2
2015 QUD A 133 112 18 29 5 0 1 37 13 17 13 5 2 .259 .368 .330 .071 1 0
2016 CCH AA 285 236 54 70 16 2 14 132 46 42 26 5 3 .297 .415 .559 .263 0 1
2016 HOU MLB 217 201 31 53 13 3 8 96 34 15 52 2 0 .264 .313 .478 .214 1 0
2016 FRE AAA 83 78 17 26 6 0 6 50 15 5 12 2 1 .333 .373 .641 .308 0 0
2017 HOU MLB 626 556 88 158 39 5 19 264 71 55 97 17 5 .284 .352 .475 .191 7 1
2018 HOU MLB 705 594 105 170 51 1 31 316 103 96 85 10 4 .286 .394 .532 .246 3 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2016 830 0.4831 0.4651 0.7332 0.6509 0.2914 0.8084 0.5760 0.2668 0.0000
2017 2295 0.4832 0.4458 0.8348 0.6474 0.2572 0.8900 0.7049 0.1652 0.0000
2018 2812 0.4797 0.3716 0.8708 0.5804 0.1791 0.9068 0.7634 0.1292 0.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation


Year Team Salary
2018 HOU $599,000
2017 HOU $539,400
2016 HOU $
2 yrPrevious$1,138,400
2 yrTotal$1,138,400


Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 70 dTidal Sports1 year/$0.599M (2018)

  • 1 year/$0.599M (2018). Renewed by Houston 3/18 (split contract, $0.2697M in minors).
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Houston 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Contract selected by Houston 7/25/16.
  • Drafted by Houston 2015 (1-2) (LSU). $5.9M signing bonus ($7.4201M slot).

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2018-12-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Mark, I have a 12 Team keeper league where we only keep three players. I am keeping Freeman and Degrom, but I am torn between dropping either Alex Bregman or Acuna. What are your thoughts? Bregman has been outstanding but do you think he will match or better Acuna‚Äôs stats. Thank you Ps I will have 8th pick.
(zeeksam from Halifax, Canada)
Wow, that's a brutal decision. I'll lean Acuna, because I think Bregman is pretty close to his peak (and it's awesome), but Acuna can still reach another level *gulp* or two. (Mark Barry)
2018-04-05 20:00:00 (link to chat)I picked up Alex Bregman on waivers in my 16 tm league. What should I have for dinner tonight to celebrate? Tacos, sushi, steak, or gourmet burger?
(Alex from CA)
tacos. (Mike Gianella)
2018-01-31 14:00:00 (link to chat)$280 cap 12 team keeper league - Please rank the following 4 potential keepers in terms of 2018 value: Eric Hosmer $26, Jake Lamb $11, Chris Taylor $7, Justin Smoak $6 Locked in Keepers are Willson Contreras, Jose Ramirez, Alex Bregman, Tim Anderson and Hunter Renfroe Thanks!
(Corey from Hoboken, NJ)
Taylor, Smoak, Lamb, Hosmer. Hosmer is good, despite a sabr reputation to the contrary, but he's not $20 better than Smoak. (Mark Barry)
2017-10-24 20:00:00 (link to chat)Who are your World Series MVP picks for each team?
(k3o3r9n0 from Boston)
If LA wins, Chris Taylor will deserve the award and Justin Turner will win it. If Houston wins, Alex Bregman will deserve the award and Jose Altuve will win it. -MT (World Series Chat)
2017-06-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)What a Cole return have to look like for you to pull the trigger?
(Jeb from Iowa)
A top pitching prospect and a top middle infield prospect (they're not going to re-sign Mercer). I think I heard someone on XM suggest Alex Bregman and Francis Martes for Cole. If that gets offered, Huntington needs to jump on it before the police determine the whereabouts of Jeff Luhnow. (Rob Mains)
2017-06-13 12:00:00 (link to chat)Shallow 10 team H2H categories league w/ OPS, keeper league with set amt of keepers each year but can keep guys forever. Rank these currently struggling bats in terms of dynasty value: Rougned Odor, Byron Buxton, Rougned Odor, Jonathan Villar, Alex Bregman.. Thanks!!
(Ben from The Ham)
Bregman, Buxton, Villar, Odor (Craig Goldstein)
2017-03-29 14:00:00 (link to chat)Which player makes a quantum leap from being good to great this year?
(Buddy from Peoria, IL)
I want to say Alex Bregman because I'm hoping it's true for my fantasy team, but I'll go with my gut and say Addison Russell. Obviously, 3.9 fWAR is good, and he was solid last year for the Cubs. But I think he's tinkering with his launch angle (see previous skeptical post about launch angles), and he has power potential yet given his youth. If he can add pop to his repertoire, that would be something special. (Trevor Strunk)
2016-12-22 13:00:00 (link to chat)Has Alex Bregman's upside been overrated a bit? Do we know he has plus power, or was he just schooling less polished minor leaguers?
(Andy from Lexington)
He looked pretty good once he got his feet under him in the majors. I feel like the power is still an open issue, but I wouldn't put a few three-or-four win seasons past him, and that's a very fine ballplayer. (Also, did you listen to him on the Ringer MLB Show? Confidence for DAYS.) (Bryan Grosnick)
2016-09-08 19:00:00 (link to chat)I am in a head-to-head, AL-only keeper league. Five keepers, no restrictions (i.e., no time limit, no salary implications). Hitter categories: R, RBI, OBP, SLG, PA and A (yes, assists). Here is how I am leaning on my keeper candidates: Locks, barring injury or trade to NL: Sale and Machado Next three: Alex Bregman, Miguel Sano and Devon Travis Could move up: Nomar Mazara, Jurickson Profar, Byron Buxton Do you think I have it right?
(vgalloro from Chicago)
This is a really tough decision. I would keep Machado, Sale, Bregman and Mazara as my surefire locks. It comes down to Buxton and Sano for the final spot in my book. Given the other options you're going to have at third base between Machado and Bregman, I would lean towards Buxton. He's missed a ton of development time due to injuries and is just starting to put it together at the plate against major-league pitching, as evidenced by his performance over the last few weeks. With steals becoming so scarce in fantasy, I would gravitate towards Buxton. Devon Travis is already 25-years-old and coming off several injury riddled seasons. He and Profar (for similar reasons) are the guys I would have no problem throwing back. Thanks for the question! (George Bissell)
2016-07-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is it safe to say that Alex Bregman is a bust after his 0 for 4, with 2 Ks and 6 LOB?
(mdickson from Baton Rouge)
Not safe, and you'll make his dad cry. (Jessica Quiroli)
2016-05-16 23:00:00 (link to chat)Alex Bregman is raking. What's the upside here? He walks, he doesn't strike out. He hits for average and is hitting for much more power than anyone expected. Are we looking at a mid-season top 10 prospect, or is he even going to be in the minors to qualify at this point?
(holmesp2001 from St. Louis)
I loved him last year, one of the best, most polished players to roll through the Cal. Biggest improvement has been his ability to turn on pitches he can drive on the inner third, and I kick myself for not being more aggressive with his power grade last year given his intelligence at the plate. Otherwise I feel pretty good about the eval. He's as well-rounded a player as you'll see. Just made his first start at third the other night, and given the org context that's very definitely his easiest path to the bigs. And he can handle it with the glove. (Wilson Karaman)
2016-05-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Is Xander Bogaerts the best shortstop in the AL? In baseball?
(Brian from Tehran)
Oh boy. Well, are we counting Manny Machado? If we are, it's Machado. If we're mentally keeping Machado at third base, then it's between Xander, Carlos Correa and Francisco Lindor.
Hello there, Cardinals fans! Yes, Aledmys Diaz is going to come back down to Earth, and he's already wonky on defense. Please don't kill me.
Correa isn't as good on defense as you think, but there's clearly a small mountain of potential in his bat and he's already shown that he can wreck shop on offense. Lindor can do everything, and Boegarts is finally hitting like we all thought he could. It's reeeeally close between Lindor and Boegarts, with Correa just behind and likely moving to third base when Alex Bregman decides it's time to throw his hat into the ring. So if it isn't Boegarts, he's just a hair behind.
Unless it's Machado. Then it's Manny by a mile. (Nicolas Stellini)
2016-04-21 19:00:00 (link to chat)Has Alex Bregman changed his approach at the plate? The power is more than everyone expected and he's doing it in AA. Just curious if you've seen or heard anything.
(Fishinrob from Key West)
I haven't. To be honest, it's difficult enough to identify tangible changes in MLB players where I have data and video clips to look at; in the case of someone like Bregman who I haven't seen before, it's next to impossible. (Mike Gianella)
2016-04-12 18:00:00 (link to chat)What are the Astros going to do with Alex Bregman? Is he prime trade bait for an SP or is there another position for him in Houston since SS and 2B are filled?
(holmesp2001 from St. Louis)
It's a nice problem to have. I guess they could move Bregman; if there was an "ace" to get that's as good of piece as you can realistically offer, but my guess is this will end up working out. These things have a way of working out. (Christopher Crawford)
2015-08-13 20:00:00 (link to chat)Greg, in that same league would you rather have $25 Chris Archer and $3 Gibson or $6 Julio Urias and $1 Alex Bregman?
(Matthew from Twin Cities)
Archer side. I like Urias and Bregan both but always go for the established major leaguers unless it's cost prohibitive. (Greg Wellemeyer)
2015-06-15 19:00:00 (link to chat)Brendan, if you were a GM and you were in position to sign any of Dansby Swanson, Alex Bregman, Trea Turner, Orlando Arcia or Wilmer Difo, who would you take and why?
(jeffbroyde from Socal)
With respect to the rest, I'm debating Swanson and Arcia. I like Arcia's glove, and think he'll start at short for several years, but I think I'd cave and go with Swanson's upside. Hard to pass up a SS with plus speed and 15-20 homer power potential. (Brendan Gawlowski)
2015-06-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)I've seen mock drafts that have the Astros trying to save money with their first few picks. Why would they want to save money? They have $17 million, and there isn't the best draft to say the least.
(Justin from Washington)
Boy, it's a good question. Look, if it works ut that they get Alex Bregman, Carson Fulmer and Daz Cameron in the same draft -- yes, that's possible -- then great. But I'd say that's a less than 25 percent chance. If Cameron doesn't make it to them at 37, I don't see another player that makes not taking Bregman or Tucker at pick five worth it. But that's just me. (Christopher Crawford)
2014-04-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Alex Bregman sounds a lot like Anthony Rendon 2.0...yay or nay?
(mat43287 from Oakland)
As a polished college bat that could go early in the draft, yes, but Rendon was a 3B who is holding his own at 2B right now while Bregman is an up the middle player all the way who can handle SS. They're not close enough to give them an updated software tag. (Jeff Moore)

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