George Springer

Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 221
Bat: R
Throw: R
College: Connecticut
Birth Place: New Britain, Connecticut
Draft: 2011 1st round (11th pick) by the
  • George Springer (shoulder) went 4-for-5 with three runs scored Saturday against the Diamondbacks.
    Advice: All four of his hits were singles. Still, fantasy owners will happily take it. Springer was forced to leave Friday’s game after hurting his shoulder while diving for a ball in the outfield, but it sure looks like he’s feeling better.
  • George Springer was removed from Friday's game against the Diamondbacks after injuring his shoulder while diving for a ball in the outfield during the eighth inning.
    Advice: Astros' manager A.J. Hinch considers him day-to-day. Don't be surprised if he gets a day off on Saturday as a precautionary measure before returning to the lineup on Sunday.
  • Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Tuesday that George Springer is "doing okay."
    Advice: Springer is out of the Astros' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Tigers after looking uncomfortable on some swings Monday, but he's expected to be back in there Wednesday. "George is doing okay," said Hinch. "He's going to play through any discomfort. If it starts to hurt a little more then I'll need to address it." Tony Kemp will play center field and hit ninth Tuesday versus Detroit right-hander Jordan Zimmermann.
  • George Springer is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Tigers.
    Advice: It sounds like a routine day of rest. Tony Kemp will start in center field Tuesday while Josh Reddick is in right. Jose Altuve will hit leadoff while Alex Bregman slides into the No. 2 spot. Meanwhile, Yuli Gurriel is hitting third and Marwin Gonzalez is in the cleanup spot.