Video: Watch Astros' Alex Bregman Hit 2 HRs in Front of His Mom on Mother's Day

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistMay 12, 2019

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MAY 12: Alex Bregman #2 of the Houston Astros receives congratulations from Michael Brantley #23 after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning against the Texas Rangers at Minute Maid Park on May 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
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Houston Astros star Alex Bregman gave his mom a Mother's Day to remember.

Bregman hit a pair of home runs Sunday against the Texas Rangers. He went deep with a two-run homer in the second inning to put the Astros ahead 4-0 and followed up with a three-run shot in the bottom of the fifth to make it a 10-1 game.

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Pink power, this ball was crushed. #TakeItBack https://t.co/IQRP26xDDE


.@ABREG_1 is putting on a show for mom. https://t.co/0R151QMN6W

Bregman recounted in May 2017 how his mother, Jackie, played a big role early in his baseball career.

"She drove me to every single practice, flew me to ... you name it ... Minnesota, Iowa, wherever we were playing a tournament, she was there," he told reporters. "She was always very supportive throughout the whole process."

A season after reaching the All-Star Game and finishing fifth in the American League MVP voting, Bregman is once again tearing the cover off the ball. He entered Sunday with 10 home runs, 26 RBI and a .914 OPS. His 1.8 WAR is 11th among position players, per FanGraphs.