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George Springer

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.200

HR

2

RBI

6

R

7

SB

4

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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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.

April 25, 2015  –  George Springer News

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Springer went 2-for-5 with a solo home run Saturday, his second blast of the season.

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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 MAJ HOU 17 76 65 7 13 6 4 0 2 6 4 0 9 23 0 2 0 .200 .289 .354 .643
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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

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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
Apr. 25 @Oak 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .289 .354 .643
Apr. 24 @Oak 6 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .282 .283 .565
Apr. 22 @Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .277 .259 .536
Apr. 21 @Sea 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 .180 .283 .280 .563
Apr. 20 @Sea 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .273 .277 .550
Apr. 19 LAA 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .163 .275 .256 .531
Apr. 18 LAA 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .150 .255 .250 .505
Apr. 17 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .135 .233 .162 .395
Apr. 15 Oak 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .147 .256 .176 .432
Apr. 14 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .257 .167 .424
Apr. 13 Oak 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .267 .192 .459
Apr. 12 @Tex 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .174 .269 .217 .486
Apr. 11 @Tex 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .300 .235 .535
Apr. 10 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 .250 .583
Apr. 9 Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .455 .375 .830
Apr. 8 Cle 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .429 .500 .929
Apr. 6 Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Last 7 Days 28 6 8 3 0 2 4 4 7 2 0 0 1 1 .286 .364 .607 .971
Last 14 Days 57 7 11 3 0 2 5 6 18 3 0 0 2 1 .193 .262 .351 .613
Last 30 Days 65 7 13 4 0 2 6 9 23 4 0 0 2 1 .200 .289 .354 .643

George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 17 17
2014 77 8 71 1

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George Springer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015162120.188.375.653
201472124132.194.389.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015495144.204.347.640
20142233316383.242.493.811

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015283132.179.321.655
2014147165202.204.340.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015374132.216.378.628
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 MAJ HOU 76 65 11.8% 30.3% 0.39 65% .275 .154
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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

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.200 AVG
TERRIBLE
65% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.275 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.354 SLG
POOR
.154 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.39 BB/K
WEAK
11.8% BB Rate
GREAT
30.3% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.643 OPS
TERRIBLE
.289 OBP
POOR

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

Springer went 1-for-3 with a walk, run and his third stolen base of the season Sunday against the Angels.

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Springer was moved down to the third spot in the Astros' batting order Monday against Oakland, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Springer went 1-for-3 with an RBI in Monday's Opening Day win over the Indians.

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Springer hit a pair of opposite field home runs in Friday's Grapefruit League contest against the Nationals.

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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday that Springer (quadriceps) is fully healed and that his offseason will rev up normally, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Springer (quadriceps) will not play again this season, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Springer (quad) ran the bases over the weekend, but it's unclear if he will be able to return before the end of the season, Howard Chen of CSN Houston reports.

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The Astros remain optimistic that Springer (quadriceps) will be able to play in games again this season, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Springer (quadriceps) has yet to attempt to run at 100 percent, 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.