George Springer

George Springer #4

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

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George Springer Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.258 25 73 9 .818

George Springer MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.257 61 165 30 .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
2016 Stats 528 99 136 25 73 9 .258 .358 .818
MLB Career Stats 1211 203 311 61 165 30 .257 .356 .817

George Springer 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 26 6 5 0 1 5 12 2 .192 .323 .269
Last 15 Games 58 15 14 2 5 10 16 2 .241 .371 .414
Last 30 Games 117 25 30 3 13 19 31 3 .256 .376 .427
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 26 6 5 0 1 5 12 2 .192 .323 .269
Last 15 Games 58 15 14 2 5 10 16 2 .241 .371 .414
Last 30 Games 117 25 30 3 13 19 31 3 .256 .376 .427
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/29 vs OAK 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 0
8/30 vs OAK 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1
8/31 vs OAK 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/29 vs OAK 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 0
8/30 vs OAK 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 1
8/31 vs OAK 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
2016 Games by Position: CF (1) RF (122)

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)
2016 Astros AL 612 126 92.77 226.27 5.83 9.23 36.76
MLB Avg - - - - 89.25 215.06 3.16 11.05 36.62
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Astros AL 612 126 92.77 226.27 5.83 9.23 36.76
MLB Avg - - - - 89.25 215.06 3.16 11.05 36.62

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George Springer 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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28 112 19 30 30 5 1 6 15 15 0 32 3 1 .268 .362 .491 .853
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161 640 118 166 273 29 5 31 88 88 2 171 12 10 .259 .358 .466 .824
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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28 112 19 30 30 5 1 6 15 15 0 32 3 1 .268 .362 .491 .853
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161 640 118 166 273 29 5 31 88 88 2 171 12 10 .259 .358 .466 .824

George Springer News

George Springer Fantasy News

August 31, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Springer could succeed on Wednesday

Astros outfielder George Springer, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is ready to take advantage of a favorable matchup against the A's on Wednesday.

August 29, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Springer could perform well Monday

Astros outfielder George Springer, a DraftKings Daily Pick, could perform well Monday vs. the A's.

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
2016 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.

2015

In only his second Major League season, continued to show the power, on-base ability, speed and elite defense he exhibited as a rookie in 2014...finished fifth among AL outfielders in OBP (.367) and eighth in OPS (.826)...posted career highs in games played (102), hits (107), runs (59), doubles (19), walks (50), steals (16), batting average (.276), OBP (.367) and OPS (.826)...hit .296 (40x135) with a .936 OPS (.403 OBP/.533) against southpaws...batted .319 (66x207) with an .880 OPS (.383 OBP/.498 SLG) on the road...his .817 career OPS (.354 OBP/.463 SLG) is the highest by an Astros outfielder over his first two Major League seasons since Hunter Pence (.833, 2007-08)...his 36 home runs within his first 180 games in the Majors set a club record...the previous record was held by Glenn Davis (35 HR)...36 home runs rank second in club history through a player's first two seasons, behind Pence (42)...hit leadoff in 46 games...his .379 on-base percentage as the leadoff hitter ranked fourth in the AL...made his first career Opening Day roster and start...was placed on the 7-day Concussion Disabled List on May 6 and was activated on May 13...placed on the 15-day DL on July 2 with a right wrist fracture after getting hit by a pitch from RHP Edinson Volquez on July 1 vs. KC...activated from the DL on Sept. 4...on April 12 at TEX, robbed the Rangers Leonys Martin of a walk-off grand slam in the 10th inning, which helped Houston to a 14-inning win...recorded three steals and three walks on April 27 at SD, setting career highs in steals while tying his career high for walks for a single game...was the fifth time in club history that a player recorded three walks and three steals in a single game, and the first since Michael Bourn did so on April 25, 2010 vs. PIT...on April 28 at SD, tied a career high with five RBI (also May 24, 2014 at SEA)...posted a career-long 14-game hitting streak from June 7-21 in which he hit.458 (27x59) with four doubles, four homers, seven RBI and a .492 on-base percentage...was the longest hitting streak by an Astro since Jose Altuve hit in 14 straight from Aug. 23-Sept. 7, 2014...went 5x5 with five singles on June 10 at CWS...marked a career-high for hits in a game, and the 12th time in club history that a batter recorded at least five singles in a single game...prior to Springer, the last was Craig Biggio on June 28, 2007 vs. COL when Biggio reached the 3,000-hit plateau...recorded his first multi-homer game of the year on June 15 vs. COL...was his first multi-HR game since May 24, 2014 at SEA...hit his first-career leadoff homer on June 19 at SEA, which was also the Astros first leadoff homer of the season...prior to hitting the DL on July 2, ranked fourth among AL outfielders in OPS (.822), fifth in OBP (.365) and homers (13) and sixth in extra-base hits (27)...had a career-long 25-game on-base streak from June 27-Sept. 26...was the second-longest streak by an Astro this season, behind Jose Altuve's 29-game run from Aug. 1-Sept. 1...was also the second-longest active on-base streak in the Majors at the time...in his first seven games back from the DL from Sept. 4-12, hit .179 (5x28) with no homers and no RBI...in his next 20 games to close out the regular season, hit .345 (29x84) with four doubles, two triples, three homers, 12 RBI, two steals and a .952 OPS (.404 OBP/.548 SLG)...ranked seventh in the AL in batting average and OBP in that 20-game span to end the year...played in five games at Double A on rehab assignments, batting .278 (5x18) with one double, two walks and one stolen base...played in one game on May 12 while rehabbing his concussion...played in four games from Aug. 29-Sept. 3 while rehabbing his fractured right wrist...started every postseason game for Houston in right field...joined Chris Burke (5g), Colby Rasmus (5g), Ken Caminiti (4g) and Glenn Davis (4g) as the only players to start their postseason careers with Houston with a four-game hitting streak...went 5x23 (.217) with two doubles, a homer and three RBI in his six postseason games.

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.