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George Springer

24-Year-Old Outfielder – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

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.286

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0

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1

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1

SB

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 Tripl...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 204   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 16, 2014  –  George Springer News

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Springer was 1-for-5 with a walk and a runs scored in his major league debut Wednesday night.

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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 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 3 15 14 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 .286 .333 .286 .619
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Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher 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
Apr. 18 @Oak 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .286 .333 .286 .619
Apr. 17 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .300 .222 .522
Apr. 16 KC 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
Apr. 15 KC Did not play.
Apr. 13 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 12 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Tex Did not play.
Apr. 10 @Tor Did not play.
Apr. 9 @Tor Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Tor Did not play.
Apr. 7 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 6 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 5 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 4 LAA Did not play.
Apr. 3 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 2 NYY Did not play.
Apr. 1 NYY Did not play.
Last 7 Days 14 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .333 .286 .619
Last 14 Days 14 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .333 .286 .619
Last 30 Days 14 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .333 .286 .619

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George Springer: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 3 3

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George Springer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

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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 AAA Okl 61 51 14.8% 24.6% 0.60 71% .455 .294
2014 24 MAJ HOU 15 14 6.7% 33.3% 0.20 64% .444 .000
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2014 Stat Review for George Springer    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.286 AVG
GOOD
64% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.444 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.286 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.20 BB/K
TERRIBLE
6.7% BB Rate
WEAK
33.3% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.619 OPS
TERRIBLE
.333 OBP
AVERAGE

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Best Matchups for George Springer (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jeremy Guthrie KC 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.167
James Shields KC 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 .250 .250 .500
Aaron Crow KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Danny Duffy KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Greg Holland KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

Worst Matchups for George Springer (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jeremy Guthrie KC 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.167
James Shields KC 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 .250 .250 .500
Aaron Crow KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Danny Duffy KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Greg Holland KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Springer will start in right field and bat second Wednesday in his major league debut.

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Springer will be called up from Triple-A to join the Astros on Wednesday, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Springer has been learning to play right field at Triple-A Oklahoma City, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Through seven games, Springer is hitting .250 with four doubles, three RBI, a stolen base and a 10:4 K:BB over 28 at-bats.

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Springer was optioned to the minor leagues on Thursday morning.

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Springer went 2-for-3 with a walk-off RBI single in the Astros' 10-9 victory over the Nationals on Wednesday.

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Through five spring appearances, Springer is 1-for-8 (.125) with five walks, three steals and five runs scored.

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Springer went 2-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in the opener of Triple-A Oklahoma City's Pacific Coast League semifinal series against Omaha on Wednesday night.

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Springer is slashing .302/.410/.611 with 36 home runs, 102 RBI and 39 stolen bases through 124 games between Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Springer, 23, is slashing .325/.423/.650 with 10 home runs, 29 RBI and 13 steals through 34 games for Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Springer went 4-for-5 with a triple, two home runs, five RBI and two runs scored against Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.