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  • George Springer is back and ready for battle in UConn football helmet

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew31 mins ago

    The Houston Astros lineup is about to become a little stronger and a lot more dynamic with the return of George Springer.

    The 25-year-old outfielder was activated from the disabled list on Friday after missing two months with a fractured right wrist.

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    Springer figures to be in the lineup for all three games of their important weekend series against the Minnesota Twins, and based on his gear in the Astros clubhouse he's more than ready for battle.

    George Springer wearing a UConn football helmet as he talks to the media before his return to #Astros lineup. pic.twitter.com/I7MUP4gevb

    Maybe a little too ready.

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    Fri, Sep 4
    8:10 PM EDT
    Minnesota at Houston
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