Astros top prospect Alex Bregman called up to Majors

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Sunday, July 24, 2016
Alex Bregman will join the big league team on Monday.
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HOUSTON (KTRK) -- He's been one of the most talked-about players in the Astros farm system and now Alex Bregman is joining the Major League team.

The Astros tweeted Sunday the up-and-coming infielder will join the team on Monday.

Bregman, the second overall pick in Major League Baseball's 2015 first-year player draft, has shown an impressive ability to collect hits and contribute to winning baseball games

Bregman split time between Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Fresno this season, hitting .306 with 20 home runs and 61 RBIs.

To make room, Houston designated Danny Worth for assignment.

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