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Astros officially sign second overall pick Alex Bregman

Astros sign LSU shortstop Alex Bregman.

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There were no surprises this season, the Astros on Thursday announced they have signed the second overall pick of the 2015 Draft -- Alex Bregman.

The 21-year-old Bregman hit .323 (84x260) with 22 doubles, nine homers, 49 RBI, 38 steals and a .947 OPS (.412 OBP/.535 SLG) at LSU this year while leading his team to the College World Series. The Tigers' starting shortstop and number three hitter this season.

He was named one of the four finalists for the 2015 Gold Spike Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top collegiate player. Bregman is also one of three finalists for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award, which he won as a freshman in 2013.

Astros Director of Amateur Scouting Mike Elias said of "Alex Bregman has been one of college baseball's elite players for the last three years and we are delighted to welcome him to our organization today."

Elias elaborated on the skill sets the Astros keyed on with Bregman, "He’s a skilled defensive shortstop who also impacts the game on offense, as he possesses the ability to hit for average, steal bases, and put up power numbers."

"He’s also a proven winner and has the makeup to be a leader for our club one day. We are excited for him to start his professional career right away."