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George Springer

25-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.205

HR

6

RBI

15

R

20

SB

10

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.

May 19, 2015  –  George Springer News

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Springer drew three walks, but was robbed of an extra-base hit during Monday's 2-1 loss to Oakland.

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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 36 156 127 20 26 14 8 0 6 15 10 1 27 44 0 2 0 .205 .340 .409 .749
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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
May. 21 @Det 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .340 .409 .749
May. 20 Oak 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .331 .398 .729
May. 19 Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .327 .387 .714
May. 18 Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .322 .393 .715
May. 17 Tor 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .309 .397 .706
May. 16 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .304 .398 .702
May. 15 Tor 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .193 .313 .413 .726
May. 14 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .315 .390 .705
May. 13 SF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .196 .317 .402 .719
May. 12 SF Did not play.
May. 10 @LAA Did not play.
May. 9 @LAA Did not play.
May. 8 @LAA Did not play.
May. 7 @LAA Did not play.
May. 6 Tex Did not play.
May. 5 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .192 .311 .374 .685
May. 4 Tex 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .198 .319 .385 .704
May. 3 Sea 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .321 .398 .719
May. 2 Sea 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .315 .389 .704
May. 1 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .308 .398 .706
Apr. 30 Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .300 .365 .665
Apr. 29 @SD 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .302 .370 .672
Apr. 28 @SD 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .197 .308 .368 .676
Apr. 27 @SD 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 .183 .302 .324 .626
Apr. 26 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 .188 .284 .333 .617
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
Last 7 Days 22 5 6 2 0 1 1 7 7 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .448 .500 .948
Last 14 Days 28 6 7 2 0 2 3 9 9 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .421 .536 .957
Last 30 Days 84 17 19 7 0 5 12 20 26 7 1 0 1 2 .226 .371 .488 .859

George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 36 36
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
2015387341.237.500.908
201472124132.194.389.774

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201589133129.191.371.679
20142233316383.242.493.811

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20157011474.186.400.763
2014147165202.204.340.648

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015579296.228.421.729
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 156 127 17.3% 28.2% 0.61 65% .260 .204
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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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.205 AVG
TERRIBLE
65% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.260 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.409 SLG
AVERAGE
.204 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.61 BB/K
GOOD
17.3% BB Rate
ELITE
28.2% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.749 OPS
GOOD
.340 OBP
GOOD

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

In his return to the starting lineup Wednesday, Springer hit a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Houston a 4-3 win over San Francisco. It was his only hit of the game in three at-bats.

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Springer (head) has been activated from the disabled list and will bat cleanup for the Astros on Wednesday, Howard Chen of CSN Houston reports.

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Springer will be reinstated from the 7-Day DL on Wednesday, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Springer (head) will likely rejoin the Astros on Wednesday, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said there's a pretty good chance Springer (head) will play in a rehab game Tuesday with Double-A Corpus Christi, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. If all goes well, he could rejoin the Astros on Wednesday when he's first eligible to come off the 7-day disabled list.

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Springer (head) was placed on the 7-day disabled list, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Springer (head) is expected to be placed on the disabled list prior to Houston's game in Anaheim on Thursday, 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.