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First grand slam by Houston Astros' Alex Bregman sign of better things to come

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On Derek Jeter Day in New York yesterday, Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros hit his first career grand slam in front of his childhood idol.
And it happened on Mother’s Day making it extra special for Bregman.
bregmanfeatureFor Astros’ fans, it seems like it’s been awhile since Bregman has exhibited his power talent. But here’s hoping he’s just warming up with his first homerun of 2017 being a sign of better things to come.
From a collector’s standpoint, his 2016 Bowman Chrome Prospect base autographed rookie card (BGS Graded 9.5/10) has dipped to the $130 to $150 level.
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Slow starts from top prospects could present buy low opportunity

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We’re only two weeks in the season but there’s a lot of worrying going on with both fantasy baseball owners and rookie card collectors alike.
The smart thing to do in most cases is to show patience and trust in the top prospect’s skill set.
bregmanfeatureBut there will always be those looking to unload players who haven’t hit the ground running.
Let’s take a look at Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros who many anticipated a breakout season. So far this season, he’s hitting a measly .238 batting average with three runs scored, three RBIs, two stolen bases….and zero homeruns.
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Will Houston Astros' Alex Bregman take the next step?

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One of the fun parts about Spring Training are the annual predictions on which young player(s) will take a leap forward to join the elites of the game.
Last year we saw Corey Seager and Mookie Betts make that leap in their development and turn in runner-up MVP seasons.  And a host of other young guns either made their first star appearance, or produced an all-star worthy stat line by the end of the season.
This year, one of the players that fans, insiders, and card collectors are expecting big things from is Houston Astros’ Alex Bregman.
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