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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
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros’ George Springer on SI Cover: “2017 World Series Champs”

Houston Astros’ outfielder George Springer is one of the many future (and current) bright spots of the organization. In his 59 games this season Springer has hit .240 with 14 home runs with 39 RBIs and a .342 on-base percentage. Springer, among others are the future of Houston’s success, so Sports Illustrated has bought into […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: George Springer hits bomb at the Trop

That moment off the bat that your realize that no park outside of Yosemite will contain this hit.  That was Houston Astros rookie slugger George Springer teeing off on Tampa Bay Rays David Price for a 2-run home run, that proved to be the dealbreaker in the Astros 3-1 victory.  Check it out (via MLB.com): Your browser does not support iframes.  - David Whitlock Related Articles...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 20, 2014  |  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

Checking in on George Springer

The big league career of George Springer is now 44 games old and it seemed like it was time to check in to see how he was doing. Oh, we see the power and the ten homers on the highlight shows and he has made an impression. But how is he really doing? The prognosis is that he is holding his own and the early results are mostly encouraging.Last night's Springer Dinger was pretty...
Via The Flagrant Fan
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy baseball: What to do with George Springer

First and foremost, I have a confession to make. Some would consider me a fantasy baseball noob. I’m only a sophomore in the sport, and while I currently lead my division, I’m the Padres or Astros in terms of titles, and certainly not the Yankees. I’m a big baseball fan, but my love for fantasy football always trumped all else, pushing fantasy baseball aside. I’m glad I was...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros rookie George Springer grants HR wish to wheelchair-bound fan (video)

To say that Houston Astros rookie outfielder George Springer has been on home run tear as of late would be a drastic understatement. After going yard during Thursday’s 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles, Springer has hit seven home runs in seven games, the first rookie to accomplish that remarkable feat since the Detroit Tigers’ […] The post Astros rookie George Springer grants...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 30, 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

Astros promoting top prospect

Outfielder George Springer is one of the top prospects in baseball and on Tuesday night news broke that the Houston Astros are finally set to bring him up to the big leagues in time for Wednesday’s game. Springer earned a promotion after going 3-for-4 Tuesday night with a grand slam. He opened this season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, and has hit .353 with three home runs, nine RBIs...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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