The procedure had been conducted with Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff this morning in Houston. Bregman, 24, will be limited at the beginning of Spring Training. He is expected to be more prepared to play before the start of the regular season, which commences Mar. 28 in Tampa.

HOUSTON — Astros allstar infielder A-Lex Bregman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his leg to eliminate loose bodies,” Astros President of Operations and General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced Friday.

The procedure had been conducted with Dr. Thomas Mehlhoff this morning in Houston. Bregman, 24, will be limited at the beginning of Spring Training. He is expected to be more prepared to play before the start of the regular season, which commences Mar. 28 in Tampa.

Bregman was one of the best players in 2018, attaining career highs in most significant category. In his 157 games, he struck .286 together with 51 doubles, 31 home runs, 103 RBI, 105 runs and 96 walks while observing a .926 OPS (.394 OBP, .532 SLG). One of the highlights was earning allstar Game MVP honors after hitting game-winning home series for the squad.