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George Springer
.264 13 29
Team: HoustonHt / Wt: 6-3 / 216 NFBC ADP: 34.80
Position: RFBorn: 9/19/1989 Birthplace: New Britain, Connecticut
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Astros (2011)

Latest News
July 2 11:42 AM PT12:42 PM MT1:42 PM CT2:42 PM ET14:42 ET18:42 GMT2:42 11:42 AM MST1:42 PM EST2:12 PM VEN22:42 UAE1:42 PM CT-Springer has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right wrist.
Analysis: Springer was injured when he was hit on the wrist by a 95 mph fastball thrown by Edinson Volquez in the fifth inning of Houston's win over Kansas City on Wednesday night. It's a blow for the first-place Astros, who count Springer as their best outfielder for dazzling defense play and power on offense where he is hitting .264 with 13 homers and 29 RBIs. A first-round pick in 2011, Springer injured his quadriceps last July and missed the rest of the season.
July 1 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-Springer had a two-run homer Tuesday.
Analysis: Springer ended an eight-game homerless drought.
June 22 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-Springer was 3 for 5 with a homer on Sunday.
Analysis: Springer is batting an insane .458 during a career-best 14-game hitting streak. "He's certainly setting the tempo for us very early for us in games," manager A.J. Hinch said.
June 19 1:50 PM PT2:50 PM MT3:50 PM CT4:50 PM ET16:50 ET20:50 GMT4:50 1:50 PM MST3:50 PM EST4:20 PM VEN0:50 UAE (+1)3:50 PM CT-Springer was 2 for 5 on Thursday at Colorado.
Analysis: Springer is sizzling at .406 in his last 17 games for the 'Stros.
June 18 1:22 PM PT2:22 PM MT3:22 PM CT4:22 PM ET16:22 ET20:22 GMT4:22 1:22 PM MST3:22 PM EST3:52 PM VEN0:22 UAE (+1)3:22 PM CT-Springer was 3 for 5 with his 24th RBI Wednesday at Colorado.
Analysis: Springer looks good at the dish lately, going 20 for 42 with nine runs scored in his last 10 games.
June 16 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Springer had a pair of home runs, made two stellar defensive plays in right field and finished with three hits in a 6-3 win over Colorado on Monday night.
Analysis: Springer, now batting .269 with 10 homers, is 16 for 32 in an eight-game hit streak. He's also 20 for 46 (.435) with a 1.197 OPS in his last 12 contests.
June 14 10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT-Springer was 2 for 4 on Saturday.
Analysis: Springer is 12 for 24 during a six-game hit streak.
June 11 10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET13:00 ET17:00 GMT1:00 10:00 AM MST12:00 PM EST12:30 PM VEN21:00 UAE12:00 PM CT-Springer went 5 for 5 - all singles - for AL West-leading Houston on Wednesday.
Analysis: Springer outhit his teammates 5-2 in his first career five-hit effort.
June 6 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Springer was 2 for 4 on Friday.
Analysis: Springer has some spring in his step with a five-game road hit streak.
May 27 11:34 AM PT12:34 PM MT1:34 PM CT2:34 PM ET14:34 ET18:34 GMT2:34 11:34 AM MST1:34 PM EST2:04 PM VEN22:34 UAE1:34 PM CT-Springer was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Springer is cruising, going 12 for 28 in his last seven games.
May 26 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Springer stayed hot Monday, going 3 for 5 with his seventh home run at Baltimore.
Analysis: Springer is 10 for 24 with five runs scored over his last six games.
May 6 5:30 PM PT6:30 PM MT7:30 PM CT8:30 PM ET20:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST8:00 PM VEN4:30 UAE (+1)7:30 PM CT-Springer has been activated from the concussion disabled list and is in the starting lineup against the San Francisco Giants.
Analysis: Springer was injured when he crashed headfirst into a wall making a catch on May 5 against Texas. He singled as the designated hitter in a rehabilitation start for Double-A Corpus Christi on Tuesday night.
Apr. 19 3:53 PM PT4:53 PM MT5:53 PM CT6:53 PM ET18:53 ET22:53 GMT6:53 3:53 PM MST5:53 PM EST6:23 PM VEN2:53 UAE (+1)5:53 PM CT-Springer hit his first home run of the season Saturday.
Analysis: Hopefully this is a sign of things to come for Springer, who hit 20 HRs in 78 games last season.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
2014 Hou 78 295 45 68 8 1 20 51 39 114 5 2 .231 .336 .468
2015 Hou 75 276 43 73 14 0 13 29 42 87 14 3 .264 .365 .457
Career 153 571 88 141 22 1 33 80 81 201 19 5 .247 .350 .462

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