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Astros Star Apologizes For What He Did During Game 6 Of World Series

Alex Bregman brings the bat to first base.

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 29: Alex Bregman #2 of the Houston Astros hands his bat to first base coach Don Kelly #15 after hitting a solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the first inning in Game Six of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park on October 29, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

There was a lot of craziness in Game 6 of the World Series yesterday. From Nationals manager Dave Martinez being ejected to lengthy officiating reviews, few baseball games have ever had as much drama as that one.

But there was one incident that really stood out to everyone: Houston's Alex Bregman carrying his bat with him after a home run.

In the bottom of the first inning, Bregman hit a solo blast to deep left field that gave the Astros a 2-1 lead. As he rounded first base though, he took his bat with him.

But after the game, Bregman spoke to the media and apologized for the display.

"I just let my emotions get the best of me. It's not how I was raised to play the game... I'm sorry for doing that.

It was a move that garnered a ton of criticism during and immediately after the game.

Nationals left fielder Juan Soto mimicked Bregman's move at his at-bat in the fifth inning. After blasting the ball even harder than Bregman, he took the bat with him to first base too.

The home run would be the last run the Astros scored. They went on to lose 7-2, forcing Game 7 in Houston.