Delino DeShields Jr. shows off swollen face after taking 90 MPH pitch

Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. has some serious face damage after taking a 90 MPH pitch to his face. He isn’t shy to show it off to the public either! Those of you that would like to know exactly what the injury was, should read the following tweet. DeShields has a fracture of his cheekbone, which is not displaced. “Gonna be a very uncomfortable road back,” manager...
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Hilarious Blooper At Houston Astros Game

The Houston Astros need some help in the quality control department.  They recalled super prospect George Springer but the scoreboard programmer missed the memo on the proper spelling of his name. I GIVE YOU ONE JOB!!!! Even better, they showed pictures people were tweeting during tonight’s game and showed the typo photo. HILARIOUS. — Jill Reese (...
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On the Farm, Week 3: Springer Time in Houston

Editor’s Note: I really wanted to title this post “Springer Has Sprung” but if you Google that phrase you’ll see how many times it’s been taken. You can’t say we’re not original! Springer has arrived and could be coming to a ballpark near you! (Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images North America) Today marks the first edition of my weekly column On the Farm that will cover...
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UConn’s George Springer Makes Major League Debut With Astros (Video)

A New England kid was the talk of the town in Houston on Tuesday. University of Connecticut product George Springer, rated as the Astros’ No. 3 prospect by, made his major league debut Tuesday night in an 11-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals. Springer, playing right field and batting in the No. 2 slot, went 1-for-5 with a walk in the game, legging out an infield single...
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The Call Up: Houston Astros Call Up Top Prospect George Springer

Grand slam in the minors one night, first at bat in the majors the next night.That was pretty much the story for George Springer, top prospect of the Houston Astros. The 24-year old was called up to the majors on Wednesday for the Royals vs. Astros game at Minute Maid Park. What a draw he will be for the Astros, who could really use the dirt that Springer is and will be kicking up...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Bring George Springer to Majors

The Houston Astros have called up top prospect George Springer. Houston is off to a 5-9 start and have scored just 40 runs. They need Springer's bat in the lineup. In 51 ABs at AAA this season, Springer has hit 4 doubles, a triple and 3 home runs, driving in 9 runs, scored 17 times and stole 4 bases. In 2013 between AA and AAA, Springer hit 37 home runs, 27 doubles and stole...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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George Springer Finally Sprung

Ladies and gentlemen, we have our first Fantasy Baseball big name prospect call up. Source tells the Chronicle that George Springer is on his way to the majors tomorrow. — Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) April 16, 2014 Finally, the Fantasy Baseball world gets to see one of the top prospects in the game in George Springer! The Houston Astros outfielder is the clubs top prospect and...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Springer Time For Houston And Fantasy

The Houston Astros who crawled through a river of shizz and came out clean on the other side. The entire organization looks up in the air, rain beating down. Hey, Bus Driver, take the Astros to Zanwhattwonahwho, they finally called up George Springer! No, I don't know how to spell it! With a Z? For an organization that hasn't had anything promising since Billy Hatcher...
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Houston Astros Finally Promote George Springer

The Houston Astros look to be on the cusp of officially promoting top prospect George Springer  from Triple “A” Oklahoma City on Wednesday in an attempt to jump-start their anemic offense. The Astros are currently batting .185 as a team through the first 14 games and sit hunkered in the basement of the AL West with only five wins on the young season. It is speculated that outfielder...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  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
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