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George Springer

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.264

HR

13

RBI

29

R

43

SB

14

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Wrist     EST. RETURN:  9/7/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 216   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 29, 2015  –  George Springer News

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Springer (wrist) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday, Howard Chen of CSN Houston reports.

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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 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
2015 25 MAJ HOU 75 324 276 43 73 27 14 0 13 29 14 3 42 87 1 2 3 .264 .365 .457 .822
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3-Year Averages     78 345 295 45 68 29 8 1 20 51 5 2 39 114 0 2 9 .231 .336 .468 .804

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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George Springer Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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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. 28 @Min Did not play.
Aug. 26 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 25 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 24 @NYY Did not play.
Aug. 23 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 22 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 21 LAD Did not play.
Aug. 20 TB Did not play.
Aug. 19 TB Did not play.
Aug. 18 TB Did not play.
Aug. 17 TB Did not play.
Aug. 16 Det Did not play.
Aug. 15 Det Did not play.
Aug. 14 Det Did not play.
Aug. 12 @SF Did not play.
Aug. 11 @SF Did not play.
Aug. 9 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 8 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 7 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 6 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 5 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 4 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 3 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 2 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 1 Ari Did not play.
Jul. 31 Ari Did not play.
Jul. 30 LAA Did not play.
Jul. 29 LAA Did not play.
Jul. 28 LAA Did not play.
Jul. 26 @KC Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 75 10 66
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
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George Springer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201596157102.281.542.947
201472124132.194.389.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151802861912.256.411.754
20142233316383.242.493.811

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015137258165.219.431.795
2014147165202.204.340.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015139185139.309.482.848
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 4 4 0% 50% 0.00 50% .500 .000
2015 25 MAJ HOU 324 276 13% 26.9% 0.48 68% .341 .193
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3-Year Averages     345 295 11.3% 33% 0.34 61% .298 .237

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2015 Stat Review for George Springer    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.264 AVG
AVERAGE
68% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.341 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.457 SLG
GOOD
.193 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.48 BB/K
GOOD
13.0% BB Rate
ELITE
26.9% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.822 OPS
GREAT
.365 OBP
GREAT

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

Springer (wrist) will travel with the club to Minnesota and take batting practice Friday, and could head out on a rehab assignment this weekend, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Springer (wrist) is expected to take batting practice on the field for a second straight day before Tuesday's game against the Yankees, the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Manager AJ Hinch indicated Sunday that Springer (wrist) is expected to take batting practice Monday, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Springer (wrist) took swings with his regulation bat Friday, the Houston Chronicle reports. "It feels good," Springer said. "Obviously I got to be smart about it still. I have to build up strength some more, but I'm excited about the progression."

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Springer (wrist) played catch Tuesday and is progressing well, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Springer (wrist) will likely travel with the Astros for a late-August series in New York, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.