ATLANTA — The Astros’ team flight is scheduled to land at Houston’s George Bush International Airport at 3:30 p.m. on Monday. By 3:31, Alex Bregman plans to be on his way to Minute Maid Park.
Monday is supposed to be a day off for the Astros, who beat Atlanta 9-5 on Sunday to force Game 6 of the World Series. It will not be a day off for their third baseman, who has a date with hitting coach Troy Snitker at the batting cage.
“I have to,” Bregman says. “I have to fix this thing.