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Astros Injury Update: George Springer, Matt Albers, Josh Zeid

The Houston Astros (43-64) have been struggling all season with various injuries and their luck does not look like it will be getting better anytime soon.  Rookie outfielder George Springer took batting practice for the first time on Tuesday, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.  Pitchers Matt Albers and Josh Zeid will continue to be on the disabled list indefinitely, but...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Collin McHugh, George Springer, Marwin Gonzalez

The Houston Astros have shortstop Marwin Gonzales back in the lineup after he missed Friday with a sore hamstring. They will soon also have starter Collin McHugh back, possibly Sunday. Right fielder George Springer, though, still needs more time to recover from his quad strain. Here are the latest updates on all three players via Houston Chronicle sports writer Jose De Jesus Ortiz...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Quadriceps injury shuts down Astros rookie slugger George Springer

George Springer‘s fantastic rookie season is on hold thanks to a strained right quadriceps muscle that has sent the 24-year-old outfielder to the disabled list. Springer got off to a slow start following his mid-April call-up and his strikeout total leads the league, but he’s smacked 20 homers with a .900 OPS in 61 games since early May to rank as one of the league’s better...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros’ Failure to Sign No.1 Draft Pick Shows Team Still Hasn’t Turned Corner

The most famous line in the great film, Apollo 13, can also be used to describe the Astros as of late. But Houston doesn’t just have a single problem, they have many. Nine years removed from their lone World Series appearance, this team remains entrenched in its culture of failure. They went from 106 losses in 2011, to 107 in 2012 and ultimately reaching the high (or low) water...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: George Springer, Jesus Guzman

Houston Astros rookie sensation George Springer was held out of Sunday's lineup as a result of both knee and quad soreness in his right leg. The news was tweeted by Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle, who also noted that manager Bo Porter doesn't think the DL will be necessary for Springer:Springer out with right knee, right quad soreness. Porter doesn't think it...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is George Springer Morphing Into Beltranwell?

I admit it; I booed Carlos Beltran every time he showed up at the JuiceBox after jilting Houston for the New York Mets so many years ago.  It wasn’t just that he doody-hosed us but he doody-hosed us for the Mets.  I despise the NY Mets and desperately wanted Beltran’s five tool clinic he put on for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2004 playoffs to continue in the 2005 regular...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer Slams Into Wall To Make Incredible Leaping Catch (Video)

Houston Astros rookie George Springer added another highlight to his already packed 2014 reel. Springer, who has 19 home runs and 50 RBI’s in his first 74 games in the majors, showed Wednesday night that he’s not just an offensive threat. The 24-year-old UConn product made a leaping catch while crashing into the wall during the bottom of the third inning against the Texas Rangers...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros rookie George Springer makes catch full speed into wall

Houston Astros rookie George Springer, whose call up signified the turning of a corner for the Astros from punching bag, to team with punch, continues to make highlight reel plays.  It could be a tape measure home run, or amazing catches in the outfield.  Today was the latter, as Springer ran full speed to the deep centerfield gap to run down what appeared to be a sure extra base...
Via Reading Between The Seams
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros rookie Springer makes two amazing catches

Definition of 5-tool player.  Hit, Hit with power, run, throw, and catch.  The last of those five were on prime display for the May American League Rookie of the Month as he made two highlight reel diving catches. Check out the first rob of  a single to center field (courtesy of MLB.com) Your browser does not support iframes.  Then Springer kept the game tied at a critical juncture...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan obliterates sweet old lady while snagging foul ball

Some sweet old lady thought it would make for nice, relaxing and enjoyable evening to take in the Los Angeles Angels-Houston Astros game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Monday. Little did she know that ultimately she would risk serious bodily harm simply from sitting in her seat courtesy of the actions of an overeager […] The post Angels fan obliterates sweet old lady while snagging...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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