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George Springer

26-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2016 Stats

AVG

.260

HR

25

RBI

72

R

94

SB

7

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Springer struggled out of the gates in 2015, hitting just .222 with seven home runs and 17 RBI through the first two months of the season. He did swipe 11 bases during that span, however, and showed s...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 212   DOB: 9/19/1989   BORN: New Britain, CT   COLLEGE: Connecticut   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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George Springer Contract Information:

Signed a deal with the Astros in August 2011 that includes a $2.5 million signing bonus.

August 21, 2016  –  George Springer News

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Springer went 3-for-4 with a double, two-run homer, two walks and three runs in Saturday's 12-2 victory over the Orioles.

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George Springer Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 21 A TRI 8 33 28 8 5 4 3 0 1 3 4 0 2 2 0 0 3 .179 .303 .393 .696
2012 22 A+ LAN 106 500 433 101 137 50 18 10 22 82 28 6 56 131 0 5 6 .316 .398 .557 .955
2012 22 AA COR 22 81 73 8 16 5 3 0 2 5 4 2 6 25 1 0 1 .219 .288 .342 .630
2013 23 AA COR 73 323 273 56 81 39 20 0 19 55 23 5 42 96 2 1 5 .297 .399 .579 .978
2013 23 AAA OKL 62 266 219 50 68 29 7 4 18 53 22 3 41 65 0 2 4 .311 .425 .626 1.051
2014 24 A QUA 3 7 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 .250 .571 .500 1.071
2014 24 AAA OKL 13 61 51 17 18 8 4 1 3 9 4 0 9 15 0 0 1 .353 .459 .647 1.106
2014 24 MAJ HOU 78 345 295 45 68 29 8 1 20 51 5 2 39 114 0 2 9 .231 .336 .468 .804
2015 25 AA COR 5 20 18 4 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 .278 .350 .333 .683
2015 25 MAJ HOU 102 451 388 59 107 37 19 2 16 41 16 4 50 109 2 3 8 .276 .367 .459 .826
2016 26 MAJ HOU 127 586 507 94 132 52 24 3 25 72 7 9 68 129 0 1 10 .260 .358 .467 .825
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3-Year Averages     90 396 341 52 87 32 13 1 18 46 10 3 44 111 1 2 8 .255 .352 .457 .809
Career  (View All)     307 1,382 1,190 198 307 118 51 6 61 164 28 15 157 352 2 6 27 .258 .356 .465 .821

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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 24 @Pit 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .358 .467 .825
Aug. 23 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .360 .470 .830
Aug. 22 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .362 .474 .836
Aug. 21 @Bal 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .365 .478 .843
Aug. 20 @Bal 4 3 3 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .366 .481 .847
Aug. 19 @Bal 5 3 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .262 .361 .470 .831
Aug. 18 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .356 .458 .814
Aug. 17 StL 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .357 .460 .817
Aug. 16 StL 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .258 .358 .464 .822
Aug. 14 @Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .356 .466 .822
Aug. 13 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .357 .468 .825
Aug. 12 @Tor 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .358 .471 .829
Aug. 11 @Min 5 2 3 2 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .353 .471 .824
Aug. 11 @Min 4 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .257 .350 .458 .808
Aug. 10 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 9 @Min 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .254 .347 .456 .803
Aug. 8 @Min 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .347 .453 .800
Aug. 7 Tex 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .348 .453 .801
Aug. 6 Tex 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .350 .457 .807
Aug. 5 Tex 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .353 .462 .815
Aug. 4 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .354 .464 .818
Aug. 3 Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .355 .467 .822
Aug. 2 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .356 .467 .823
Aug. 1 Tor 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .261 .359 .471 .830
Jul. 31 @Det 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .261 .357 .473 .830
Jul. 30 @Det 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .352 .470 .822
Jul. 29 @Det 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .353 .472 .825
Jul. 27 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .353 .473 .826
Jul. 26 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .357 .478 .835
Jul. 25 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .358 .482 .840
Last 7 Games 31 8 10 2 0 2 4 2 5 0 1 1 0 0 .323 .382 .581 .963
Last 14 Games 55 17 17 5 0 3 10 10 11 0 1 3 1 1 .309 .435 .564 .999
Last 30 Games 115 22 29 9 0 4 13 15 32 1 2 4 1 1 .252 .356 .435 .791

George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 118 1 117 8
2015 102 10 93
2014 77 8 71 1

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George Springer: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 3

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George Springer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016125309241.288.6001.012
2015135188142.296.533.936
201472124132.194.389.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163826416486.251.424.764
20152534182714.265.419.767
20142233316383.242.493.811

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162354311264.255.447.822
2015181309236.227.414.766
2014147165202.204.340.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162725114463.265.485.828
20152072971810.319.498.880
20141482915313.257.595.959
George Springer Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 21 A TRI 33 28 6.1% 6.1% 1.00 93% .160 .214
2012 22 A+ LAN 500 433 11.2% 26.2% 0.43 70% .411 .241
2012 22 AA COR 81 73 7.4% 30.9% 0.24 66% .304 .123
2013 23 AA COR 323 273 13% 29.7% 0.44 65% .392 .282
2013 23 AAA OKL 266 219 15.4% 24.4% 0.63 70% .368 .315
2014 24 A QUA 7 4 42.9% 14.3% 3.00 75% .333 .250
2014 24 AAA OKL 61 51 14.8% 24.6% 0.60 71% .455 .294
2014 24 MAJ HOU 345 295 11.3% 33% 0.34 61% .298 .237
2015 25 AA COR 20 18 10% 30% 0.33 67% .417 .055
2015 25 MAJ HOU 451 388 11.1% 24.2% 0.46 72% .346 .183
2016 26 MAJ HOU 586 507 11.6% 22% 0.53 75% .303 .207
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3-Year Averages     396 341 11.1% 28% 0.40 67% .325 .202
Career     1,382 1,190 11.4% 25.5% 0.45 70% .317 .207

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2016 Stat Review for George Springer    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.260 AVG
WEAK
75% Contact Rate
POOR
.303 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.467 SLG
GOOD
.207 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.53 BB/K
GOOD
11.6% BB Rate
GREAT
22.0% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.825 OPS
GOOD
.358 OBP
GOOD

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George Springer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Springer went 4-for-5 with a double, solo homer and three runs in Friday's 15-8 victory over the Orioles.

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Springer went 3-for-5 with a home run, a double and three RBI in Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Twins.

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Springer hit a solo home run in a 1-for-4 game in Monday's loss to the Yankees.

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Springer went 2-for-5 with a walk, two RBI and two runs scored Wednesday versus Oakland.

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Springer is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the A's.

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Springer went 2-for-4 with a double and a mammoth home run -- his 19th of the season -- during Monday's 2-1 win over Seattle.

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Springer went 1-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk Sunday against the White Sox.

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Springer went 1-for-5 with a walk, solo home run and two runs scored during Wednesday's 10-4 romp of the Angels.

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Springer (2-for-5) led off Wednesday’s game against the Rangers with a home run, his 14th of the season. He added another hit and scored a run later in the game.

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Springer went 2-for-5 with the game-winning homer in the 11th inning as well as a double and a walk Wednesday against the Diamondbacks.

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Springer went 3-for-4 with a three-run home run, a double, four RBI and two runs during Tuesday's win against Arizona.

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Springer led off the bottom of the first with a homer and added another solo shot in the bottom of the fifth Thursday in a 4-2 win over Baltimore.

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Springer will move up in the batting order and lead off Tuesday for Houston's series opener against Baltimore, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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2015

With nothing left to prove in the minors, Springer made his much-anticipated major league debut for the Astros in mid-April. He struggled initially, hitting .182 in 14 homer-less games before finally flashing his power potential when the calendar flipped to May. The 25-year-old hit .294 with 10 long balls and 25 RBI during the month, which brought much relief to fantasy owners who had been anxiously awaiting his callup. Springer did have issues making contact (61%) and he struck out at an incredibly high rate (33%), but he still turned in a respectable stat line, hitting .231/.336/.468 with 20 home runs, 51 RBI and five steals before knee and quadriceps injuries interfered in July, ultimately ending his season. Expected to be fully healthy entering camp, Springer is likely to run more on the basepaths than he did in his rookie season, which bodes well for those who invest in the powerful outfielder. A 40/20 season is certainly attainable if he maintains his health over a full season.

2014

Springer, 24, was a finalist for USA Today's 2013 Minor League Player of the Year award after hitting a combined .303 with 37 home runs, 108 RBI and 45 steals over 135 games between Double-A and Triple-A. The right-handed slugger's 1.050 OPS at Triple-A would have led the league if he had played in enough games to qualify. Perhaps one of the only knocks on Springer is his high strikeout rate (26.5 percent in the minors for his career), but he possesses the rare combination of power and speed that fantasy owners drool over. Springer is one of the most exciting prospect in baseball, and he appears likely to take over as the Astros' starting center fielder at some point in 2014, although the short-term plans for him became cloudy when the Astros acquired Dexter Fowler from the Rockies in December.

2013

Springer's first full season line was pretty much as anticipated: lots of homers, steals and strikeouts. Despite the big 6-foot-3 frame, he is fairly lean, weighing just 200 pounds. As he matures, Springer figures to put on some muscle, which should only add to his power potential. He is going to need to fix the hole in his swing if he wants to continue to succeed in the upper minors. Springer has outstanding upside, and in Minute Maid Park he could emerge as a five-tool player. He will need more seasoning, though, so do not expect him to arrive this year as anything more than a September callup.

2012

The Astros' toolsy 2011 first-round draft pick arrived with much fanfare, signing with the team right before the August deadline. Athletic and fast, he figures to play a competent center field with decent power and speed. Springer may always struggle with contact, as his college numbers reveal serious holes in his swing (161 strikeouts in 692 at-bats). He's probably two years away from being a major league regular and will likely open at Low-A Lexington. For now, he's considered the Astros' center fielder of the future.