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Alex Bregman Undergoes Surgery on Elbow Injury; 3B Limited for Spring Training

The Houston Astros announced third baseman Alex Bregman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow Friday to "remove loose bodies."

Houston noted the 24-year-old infielder will be limited at the start of spring training but should return to action before the start of the regular season.

Bregman shot through the Astros' system after being drafted second overall in 2015. He turned into a star in 2017 with a .284/.352/.475 slash line and 19 home runs to help Houston win the World Series.

After a slow start in 2018, Bregman finished strong to post a .