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George Springer

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.231

HR

20

RBI

51

R

45

SB

5

2015 RotoWire 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.

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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
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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     ▼ Batter Vs. Pitcher

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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
Sep. 28 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 27 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 26 @NYM Did not play.
Sep. 24 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 22 @Tex Did not play.
Sep. 21 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 20 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 19 Sea Did not play.
Sep. 18 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 17 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 16 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 15 Cle Did not play.
Sep. 14 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 13 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 12 @LAA Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Sea Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Oak Did not play.
Sep. 3 LAA Did not play.
Sep. 2 LAA Did not play.
Aug. 31 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 30 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 29 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 28 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 27 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 26 Oak 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

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George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
201472124132.194.389.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142233316383.242.493.811

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014147165202.204.340.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
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
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3-Year Averages     345 295 11.3% 33% 0.34 61% .298 .237

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2014 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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.231 AVG
POOR
61% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.298 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.468 SLG
GREAT
.237 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.34 BB/K
WEAK
11.3% BB Rate
GREAT
33.0% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.804 OPS
GOOD
.336 OBP
GOOD

2015 Projected Stats Breakdown for George Springer

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

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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Springer (quadriceps) took batting practice on the field prior to Tuesday's game, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Springer (quadriceps) is on the path to be activated in September, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Springer (quadriceps) will be shut down for two weeks, Jose de Jesus Ortiz 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.