Alex Bregman got sad news ahead of Wednesday’s World Series Game 7.
The Houston Astros infielder announced before the game that his grandfather died. He posted the news on an Instagram story Wednesday afternoon with a family picture captioned “RIP tonight is for you.’
Cameras caught Bregman talking with local celebrity and Astros supporter James McIngvale, aka Mattress Mack, during Game 7 warmups where he told him the news when McIngvale mentioned Bregman’s mother.
While speaking with @MattressMack pregame Alex Bregman (@ABREG_1) tells Jim he lost his grandfather (mother’s dad: Joe DeOliveira) today and posted a family photo on Instagram and said “RIP tonight is for you.” pic.twitter.com/iV1N5HHx03
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) October 30, 2019
"Well if you see her today, she's not doing really well,” Bregman said. “My grandpa died about two hours ago.”
Bregman, a two-time All-Star, is hitting .230 with three home runs and eight RBIs through the first six games of the World Series against the Washington Nationals.
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