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ARLINGTON, Texas — All-Superstar infielder Alex Bregman left Houston’s sport at Texas on Thursday night after a ground ball bounced up and hit him on the chin.

Manager AJ Hinch said throughout an in-sport interview on the ESPN broadcast that it regarded like Bregman’s chin turned into split originate. Hinch said Bregman desired to discontinuance in the sport, nevertheless the team bought him out to receive checked by a doctor.

Bregman turned into taking half in shortstop, and shifted toward the heart of the infield in the 1/three inning when he went to field a grounder hit by Shin-Soo Choo. The ball took a gradual high hop and caught Bregman squarely on the lower half of of his face, and there regarded as if it can be blood when he turned into tended to by a coach.

The Astros later characterised the injury as a chin laceration. Hinch said Bregman wished four stitches.

Bregman is Houston’s famous 1/three baseman, nevertheless he has been taking half in shortstop with Carlos Correa on the injured record.

Myles Straw modified Bregman at shortstop. The Astros misplaced 5-0.

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