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VIDEO: Bregman graces cover of ‘RBI Baseball 19’

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman graces the cover of the Major League Baseball and players’ association-licensed video game “RBI Baseball 19”.

A 30-second video introducing Bregman as the cover guy was released during Saturday’s Astros FanFest at Minute Maid Park. He is the first Astros player to appear on the cover of a video game in 17 years, according to a news release.

The video game will be released in March on PlayStation 4, Nintendo XBox One, iPhone, iPad and supported Android smartphones. Pre-orders can be made at GameStop, with the first 1o,000 customers receiving a free “RBI Baseball 19” Copper Baseball Treasure Coin with Bregman featured.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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