George Springer

George Springer

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/221 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: New Britain, Connecticut
College: Connecticut
Draft: 2011 1st round (11th pick) by the
  • WCVB

    Wild-card Blue Jays rout Red Sox in Toronto

    Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and George Springer homered, Alek Manoah pitched six innings and the playoff-bound Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 9-0 on Friday night. Raimel Tapia also connected for the Blue Jays, who clinched an AL wild-card berth Thursday when the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles. Toronto had a clubhouse celebration after the game Friday.

  • Associated Press

    Jiménez, White Sox win 3-1; Padres' magic number still 3

    Eloy Jiménez homered and the Chicago White Sox jumped on San Diego ace Yu Darvish in a 3-1 win Friday night that slowed the Padres' march toward a playoff spot. Darvish was pushed back a day to give him extra rest with an eye toward pitching in the NL wild-card round, but the Padres lost their third straight game.


    Rays clinch AL wild-card spot; Astros get AL home-field edge

    The Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros both had reasons to like how things turned out Friday night. Drew Rasmussen and the Rays were the only ones celebrating, however. Rasmussen pitched seven effective innings and the Rays clinched a playoff spot for the fourth straight season, posing on the field for a team picture after beating Houston 7-3.