Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman made historical past, smashing a grand slam with 4 walks in Saturday’s 9-6 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
Bregman is the one participant within the fashionable period (since 1901) to attract 4 walks in a recreation, with their solely official plate look leading to a grand slam, per OptaStats.
In response to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart, Bregman is just the third participant since 1974 to hit a grand slam and stroll 4 occasions in a recreation.
The 29-year-old sandwiched his grand salami between pairs of walks in a day supervisor Dusty Baker described as a “Barry Bonds day.”
With the Astros up 3-1 within the fourth, Bregman broke the sport open, driving in 4 runs with a homer to left subject. Location performed a job in Bregman’s history-making afternoon, as his lengthy ball would’ve come up simply in need of leaving each subject however Minute Maid Park.
The 2-time All-Star wish to see the Angels extra usually. Bregman’s grand slam Saturday was the fifth of his profession and the third off the Halos.
Bregman is on a tear of late on the plate, hitting safely in 10-straight video games. Via 58 video games, Bregman is batting .251/.355/.402 with eight residence runs and 36 RBI.
Nonetheless, he could also be starting to warmth up, recording 14 hits, together with three extra-base knocks, with 13 RBI over the past week and a half of motion.