Astros activate Springer after long stay on IL

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Astros activate Springer after long stay on IL
Astros activate Springer after long stay on IL

ESPN Star outfielder George Springer is returning to the Houston Astros after missing the past 27 games while on the injured list with a left hamstring strain. The Astros also reinstated right-hander Collin McHugh from the injured list on Tuesday. McHugh, who hasn't pitched since May 14, had been sidelined with right elbow discomfort. Springer, a two-time All-Star, injured his hamstring beating out an infield single in a game against the Boston Red Sox on May 24. He has been on a rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi and hit .400 with two homers and five RBIs in 14 plate appearances over three games. Springer is hitting .308 with 17 home runs and 43 RBIs this season. In 10 appearances

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