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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...
22 hours ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring(er) Break

George Springer will miss six weeks with a broken wrist. I find in these times of sadness it's best to turn to the ones you love, your family. But it's also important to not forget why you were sad either, so you don't lose perspective. So print out pictures of Springer's face and paste them to your wife, kids and dog's faces. See, aren't you glad you have family. It's that...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ George Springer likely heading to disabled list

The Houston Astros have the best record in the American League and are coming off a sweep of the Kansas City Royals, who currently lead the AL Central.  But an off-day on Thursday has the club worrying about the health of their leadoff hitter George Springer. Springer was forced to leave Wednesday night’s 6-5 win over the Royals after being hit on his right wrist by a Edinson...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Springer uncertain about Home Run Derby interest

The Houston Astros are getting a great snapshot of what phenom George Springer can do. Entering play Tuesday he had a slash line of .279/.373/.482, and has slugged 12 home runs in 66 games while flashing amazing defensive skills in the outfield.  Springer's flashiness and flair for big, booming home runs has some speculating whether he'll toss his hat into the ring for the Home...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer is playing like an All-Star this month for the Houston Astros

While players like Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Dallas Keuchel continue to draw a lot of attention for the Houston Astros this season, second-year outfielder George Springer is quietly having an impressive month at the plate. After going 2-for-5 yesterday afternoon during Houston’s 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies, the 25-year-old native of New Britain, Conn., extended his current...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ George Springer perfect fit for leadoff spot

Ever since the Houston Astros moved George Springer to the leadoff spot in the lineup back in late May, he has been playing better than anyone in the game. Here are some numbers to put his success out of the leadoff spot into perspective. Springer has a .376 batting average with four home runs and seven runs batted in through 23 games batting in the leadoff spot this season. In games...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

After 5-5 game, Springer's on fire right now for Houston

The Houston Astros are experiencing their toughest stretch yet this season, having lost seven straight games and averaging just 2.3 runs per game in that span.Outfielder George Springer, however, is heating up at the plate: He went 5-5 in Wednesday's series finale against the White Sox and has picked up 11 hits over his last six games. While going 5-5 in a game is an impressive...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  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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