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GEORGE SPRINGER RUMORS

Astros' Springer using Double-A rehab stint to 'shake off cobwebs'

On Saturday, Houston Astros outfielder George Springer began his anticipated rehab stint with Double-A Corpus Christi. He went 1-4 in the game as he continues making his way back to the Astros after hitting the disabled list with a fractured right wrist in early July.  Writing for MLB.com, Damen Clow caught up with the 25-year-old about his rehab debut. Springer said his focus was...
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Astros hope Springer can start rehab stint soon

There's a little over a month left in the regular season and the Houston Astros still don't have outfielder George Springer back in action. He's been working diligently toward getting back on the field, and it could happen soon. In fact, Houston could send Springer out on a rehab outing as soon as this weekend. That's according to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, who quoted manager A.J...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Springer hoping progress, video game therapy expedite return to Astros' lineup

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer is still stuck on the outside, watching his teammates every day as they try to maintain their lead in the AL West.  His wrist injury sustained in a HBP back in early July has subsided enough to let him be cleared for baseball activities last week, but as of Thursday he has yet to begin hitting baseballs.MLB.com's Chandler Rome updated Springer...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

How devastating is Springer’s injury to the Houston Astros?

The loss of George Springer will be devastating for the Houston Astros. The Astros only have a three-game lead on the LA Angels, and they have lost a pivotal piece to their success. They need to be able to maintain their level of play for the next few week because the Angels are picking up their level of play and just sweep the Texas Rangers in Arlington. Manager A.J Hinch was been...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros’ first base-DH surplus now helps cover George Springer injury

The Houston Astros have been the surprise of the 2015 season, building the best record in the AL and a five-game lead in their division. As we approach the All-Star break, the big question hovering over this team is whether or not they’re “for real,” can maintain this level of performance and get to their first postseason in 10 years. A significant reason for the Astros’...
Via The Outside Corner
July 04, 2015  |  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...
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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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