Report: Astros, Bregman agree to 5-year, $100-million extension
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The Houston Astros and star third baseman Alex Bregman have reportedly agreed on a five-year, $100-million contract extension, according to Brian McTaggart of

Bregman's new deal will reportedly buy out his three arbitration-eligible years through 2022, and his first two years of free agency through 2024.

The contract is believed to be the second-highest deal given to a pre-arb player since Mike Trout signed a six-year, $144-million pact with the Los Angeles Angels in 2014.

The reported agreement will also be tied for the second-highest contract in club history, trailing only Jose Altuve's five-year, $151-million deal signed last March.

Bregman recently voiced his disappointment with the renewal process for pre-arbitration players when he was only given a $41,500 raise earlier in March after a terrific 2018 season.

The 24-year-old is coming off a campaign that saw him slash .286/.394/.532 with 31 home runs and 103 RBIs. He made the All-Star team for the first time and finished fifth in AL MVP voting.

In addition to reportedly locking up Bregman, the Astros made another move on Tuesday, finalizing a two-year, $17.5-million contract extension with reliever Ryan Pressly, according to reports.

Houston finished first in the AL West last season with a 103-59 record before the Boston Red Sox knocked them out of the playoffs in the ALCS.

Report: Astros, Bregman agree to 5-year, $100-million extension
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