George Springer

George Springer #4

  • RF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/215
  • Age: 26

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George Springer 2015 Postseason Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.217 1 3 0 .742

George Springer Postseason Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.217 1 3 0 .742

George Springer Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.276 16 41 16 .826

George Springer MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.256 36 92 21 .817

George Springer Bio

  • Full Name: George Chelston Springer
  • Born: 9/19/1989 in New Britain, CT
  • Draft: 2011, Houston Astros, 1st rd. (11th overall)
  • College: Connecticut
  • Debut: April 16, 2014
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2015 Postseason Stats 23 5 5 1 3 0 .217 .308 .742
Postseason Career Stats 23 5 5 1 3 0 .217 .308 .742
2015 Stats 388 59 107 16 41 16 .276 .367 .826
MLB Career Stats 683 104 175 36 92 21 .256 .354 .817

George Springer Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Astros AL 451 252 90.54 213.64 2.46 7.74 32.51
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.08 0.43 8.96 33.38
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October 16, 2015 at 6:04 AM ET

Springer deals with injury in 2015

Astros outfielder George Springer finished the 2015 regular season with a .276 average, 16 home runs, 41 RBIs, 59 runs scored and 16 stolen bases.

September 29, 2015 at 1:23 AM ET

Springer homers, doubles

Astros outfielder George Springer went 2-for-3 with a home run and a double on Monday against the Mariners.

Awards

George Springer Awards

AL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
05/2014 Houston AL

MLBPAA Astros Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2015 Houston AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2012 Mesa AFL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Okla. City PCL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Houston NL
2013 Houston AL

MiLB.com Staff Choice for Best Offensive Player

Year Team League
2013 Okla. City PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/15/2013 Okla. City PCL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/03/2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX All-Star Game Top Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Corpus Christi TEX

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/14/2012 Lancaster CAL

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Lancaster CAL

George Springer Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2015 16 19th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2014 9 10th in AL
2015 8 18th in AL

George Springer Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 4, 2015 Houston Astros activated RF George Springer from the 15-day disabled list.
August 29, 2015 Houston Astros sent RF George Springer on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 2, 2015 Houston Astros placed RF George Springer on the 15-day disabled list. Right wrist fracture
May 13, 2015 Houston Astros activated RF George Springer from the 7-day disabled list.
May 12, 2015 Houston Astros sent OF George Springer on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 6, 2015 Houston Astros placed RF George Springer on the 7-day disabled list. Concussion.
September 29, 2014 Houston Astros activated RF George Springer from the 15-day disabled list.
August 4, 2014 Houston Astros sent RF George Springer on a rehab assignment to Quad Cities River Bandits.
July 23, 2014 Houston Astros placed RF George Springer on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 20, 2014. Left quad strain
April 16, 2014 Houston Astros selected the contract of RF George Springer from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
January 14, 2014 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF George Springer to spring training.
June 26, 2013 CF George Springer assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Corpus Christi Hooks.
June 8, 2013 CF George Springer assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
January 17, 2013 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF George Springer to spring training.
August 9, 2012 George Springer assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 3, 2012 George Springer assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Tri-City ValleyCats.
February 6, 2012 Houston Astros invited non-roster CF George Springer to spring training.
August 25, 2011 George Springer assigned to Tri-City ValleyCats from Houston Astros.
August 15, 2011 Houston Astros signed OF George Springer.

George Chelston Springer Bio Info

Graduated from Avon Old Farms High School in New Britain, Conn. where he also played soccer...drafted by Minnesota in the 48th round following his senior season, but did not sign and went on to attend the University of Connecticut. Played three seasons with the Huskies before being drafted by Houston with the 11th overall selection in the June 2011 draft...became the highest drafted Husky in school history after setting career records for runs scored (220) and home runs (46)...signed by Astros scout John Kosciak. Was named a 2011 First Team All-American by Perfect Game USA, Louisville Slugger and the NCBWA...named a 2011 Second Team All-American by Baseball America...was also a Dick Howser Trophy and Golden Spikes Award semifinalist in 2011. Hit at least .337 in his three seasons at Connecticut...other career highlights: 2011 All-Big East First Team, 2010 All-Big East Second Team, 2009 Big East Rookie of the Year (first ever Husky to receive the award), 2009 Silver Slugger All-American. Both of his parents attended UConn...his father, George II, played in the 1976 Little League World Series...his mother, Laura, is a former gymnast...George took gymnastics lessons when he was 18 months old up until he was 12 and can still do a back flip. IN THE COMMUNITY: Was named the Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY) spokesperson in September of 2014 by the non-profit organization...Springer is one of 70 million people with a stutter, including approximately one in every 100 adults. Added to the Astros 40-man roster on April 16, 2014...is signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2015 season.

2014

Made his Major League debut after being selected to the Astros from Triple A Oklahoma City on April 15...made 78 starts (70 in RF, 7 in CF and 1 as DH)...entered the season as one of the top prospects in the game...rated as a top-25 overall prospect by Baseball America (No. 18), ESPN.com (No. 19), Baseball Prospectus (No. 20) and MLB.com (No. 21)...was named AL Rookie of the Month for May...became just the fifth Astros player ever to win a Rookie of the Month Award, joining Hunter Pence, Kirk Saarloos, Roy Oswalt and Collin McHugh, who also won the award this season...in May hit .294 (30x102) with four doubles, one triple, 10 homers, 25 RBI and a 1.032 OPS (.385 OBP/.647 SLG)...led all ML rookies in homers, RBI and OPS during the month, while ranking fifth in batting average and second in hits...set franchise rookie records for home runs (19) and RBI (50) prior to the All-Star Break...ranked in the top 10 among ML rookies with a minimum of 290 at-bats in home runs (2nd), RBI (3rd), slugging (3rd), walks (5th) and OBP (4th)...in his 59 games since hitting his first career homer on May 8, was ranked second in the Majors in home runs (20) through July 19, trailing only Edwin Encarnacion (22)...finished just one homer shy of Lance Berkman's Astros rookie record for homers in a single season (21 in 2000)... hit 15 of his 20 home runs this season on the road, while posting a .257 (38x148) average with 31 RBI away from Minute Maid Park...began the season with Triple A Oklahoma City after being reassigned to minor league camp in Spring Training on March 20...selected to the Major League roster on April 16...played in 78 games with the Astros before being placed on the 15-day Disabled List because of a left quad strain...remained on the DL, missing 64 games, through the end of the season...played in three games with Class A Quad Cities on rehab assignment from Aug. 4-6...recorded a hit, a walk and a run scored in his Major League debut on April 16 vs. KC...became just the sixth Astro to put up a line like that in a Major League debut, and the first since James Mouton (April 4, 1994)...collected a hit in each of his first five games (April 16-20) to start his career...the last Astros player to record hits in each of his first five MLB games was Jose Altuve, who hit in seven straight games to start his career in 2011...recorded three walks on May 13 vs. TEX...the last Astros rookie with three walks in a game was Luke Scott on Aug. 4, 2006, at ARI...went 2x5 with two home runs and five RBI in what was his 33rd career game on May 24 at SEA...marked single game career-highs in both home runs and RBI...his five runs tied a franchise record, last acheived by Cody Ransom on Sept. 20, 2007...marked the first multi-homer game by an Astros rookie since Hunter Pence hit two on Aug. 31, 2007, at CHC...the last Astro to record a multi-homer game within his first 33 games was Lance Berkman in 1999 (game 10)...went 4x4 with five runs scored, three RBI, two doubles, a home run and a walk on May 26 at KC, becoming the first player in franchise history to reach all of those marks in a single game...became the first rookie in franchise history to homer in four straight games (five total homers May 21-26)...hit seven homers over a seven-game span from May 21-29, joining Rudy York (with Detroit from Aug. 22-27, 1937) as the only rookies in MLB history ever to hit seven homers over a seven-game stretch (Elias)...hit a two-run homer in the 1st inning on June 30 vs. SEA, a 445-foot shot to left field...tied for the fifth longest ever hit by an Astros player at Minute Maid Park and the longest hit to left field...on June 24 vs. ATL, hit a 441-foot home run, which was tied for the eighth longest homer ever hit by an Astros player at MMP...played in 13 games at Triple A this season, hitting .353 (18x51) with four doubles, a triple, three homers, nine RBI, four stolen bases and a 1.106 OPS (.459 OBP/.647 SLG)...posted multi-hit games in five of his last eight games... hit .250 (1x4) with a double and three walks in three games on an injury rehab assignment with Class A Quad Cities...homered in each of his last two contests with OKC, including a grand slam on April 15 in a RedHawks 11-9 win at Colorado Springs.

2013

Had one of the greatest seasons in minor league history after becoming the first minor leaguer to hit 30+ homers while recording 30+ steals since Oakland's Grant Desme in 2009...became the first Astros minor leaguer ever to reach the 30/30 plateau...named Minor League Baseball's 2013 Offensive Player of the Year and the Astros Minor League Player of the Year after hitting .303 (149x492) with 27 doubles, four triples, 37 homers, 108 RBI, 45 stolen bases and a 1.010 OPS (.411 OBP/.600 SLG) combined between Triple A Oklahoma City (62g) and Double A Corpus Christi (73g)...was one of just nine position players named to Baseball America's Minor League All-Star Team...named to MLB.com's All-Prospect Team...finished among the top 10 players in all of the minors in homers (T-2nd), total bases (295, 3rd), OPS (3rd), RBI (4th), slugging percentage (5th), runs (T-5th) and extra-base hits (68, T-6th)...received Texas League Player of the Year honors and was a Midseason and Postseason All-Star after hitting .297 with 19 homers and 23 steals in 73 first-half games with the Double A Corpus Christi Hooks...received the award despite getting a promotion to Triple A at the start of the second half of the season...named the Texas League Player of the Week for the week of May 27-June 3...received the Hooks April Player of the Month Award...at the time of his promotion to Oklahoma City on June 27, was leading the Texas League in runs (56), extra-base hits (39), and slugging (.579) while ranking tied for first in homers...after arriving at Triple A, led the Pacific Coast League in runs (49), extra-base hits (29), total bases (136), homers (18), RBI (53), slugging percentage (.626) and OPS (1.050)...received PCL Player of the Week honors for the week of July 8-15...named Oklahoma City's Player of the Month for July.

2012 Entered the season as the Astros No. 3 prospect and called the organization's best athlete and the best defensive outfielder by Baseball America...was also named to have the organization's best outfield arm...was a non-roster invite to the Astros Major League Spring Training and appeared in nine games, going 3x9 with a double and two runs scored...assigned to Class A Advanced Lancaster at the onset of the season, where he earned midseason and postseason California League All-Star honors...ranked tied for second in the league in runs scored, third in OPS (.955) and triples, fifth in on-base and slugging percentage, sixth in batting average, tied for eighth in stolen bases and 10th in home runs...earned 2011 Played in eight games for Short-Season Class A Tri-City after signing with the club on Aug. 15...started in center field in all eight contests...went 2x3 with three runs scored, a double and a home run in his second career game on Aug. 29 vs. Lowell...posted a .303 on-base percentage...reported to the club's instructional league in Kissimee, FL, following the season.