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George Springer | Outfielder

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/19/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 216
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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George Springer (wrist) will be activated from the disabled list as soon as Friday.
Springer will talk to Astros manager A.J. Hinch on Thursday after what could be his final rehab game with Double-A Corpus Christi. Assuming he tells the skipper that his wrist feels fine, he should be back in the Astros' lineup on Friday. Springer has four hits in 16 at-bats in his first four rehab games with Corpus Christi. He's been sidelined since early July with a fractured right wrist. Sep 2 - 10:00 AM

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George Springer (wrist) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday.

"George is ready to go," Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Friday of Springer. "Today was one of the best days he's had." Springer is hoping to be activated by the Astros sometime next week if all goes well. He's been sidelined since early July with a fractured right wrist.
Aug 28 - 6:00 PM

George Springer (wrist) is on track to begin a rehab assignment this weekend.

Springer has taken batting practice the last couple days and will do it again on Friday when he travels with the Astros to Minnesota. He's hoping to be activated by the Astros sometime next week. Springer has been sidelined since early July with a fractured right wrist.
Aug 26 - 11:40 AM

George Springer (wrist) will take batting practice on Monday.

Springer has ramped up his hitting drills in recent days and is finally ready for some live BP. He could begin a rehab assignment later this week if all goes well, with a return on or around September 1 looking likely. Springer has been on the shelf since early July with a fractured right wrist.
Aug 23 - 12:15 PM

George Springer (wrist) will take live batting practice sometime this week during the Astros' road trip.

He recently began hitting off a tee and is close to taking the next step. There's a chance Springer could also be ready to begin a rehab assignment before the end of the week. He's tracking toward an activation on or around September 1.
Aug 23 - 11:14 AM

George Springer (wrist) has progressed to hitting off a tee.

He could begin a rehab assignment before the end of Houston's upcoming six-game road trip. Springer was off to a promising start before suffering a broken wrist on July 2. Jake Marisnick and Colby Rasmus have split time in right field during his absence.
Aug 22 - 5:34 PM

George Springer (wrist) has begun taking dry swings with a fungo bat.

Springer also played catch Tuesday without issue. He's progressing slowly but surely from a fractured right wrist and should be good to join the Astros at some point in early September if he's able to avoid setbacks. The dynamic young outfielder has been out since July 2.
Aug 18 - 4:40 PM

George Springer (wrist) is expected to resume swinging a bat soon.

Springer's recovery from a fractured right wrist has been painfully slow, as he's already missed almost seven weeks and is still limited to strengthening exercises. It does appear that he's finally making some strides, though, as he'll travel with the Astros on their road trip that begins in a week. A return before the end of August is looking unlikely at this point.
Aug 16 - 12:45 PM

George Springer will be examined within the next two weeks to see how his fractured right wrist is healing.

Springer has already missed four weeks of action and it sounds like he might be out longer than the six-week timetable that was given. The outfielder has been shagging flyballs and staying active, but he's "not doing anything really with his right hand," according to Astros manager A.J. Hinch.
Jul 29 - 10:22 AM

Astros placed OF George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured right wrist.

Edinson Volquez drilled Springer with a 96 mph fastball on Wednesday night and now he'll miss six weeks. Alex Presley was called up from Triple-A Fresno to take his place in right field. Springer has been a different player since moving into the leadoff spot, batting .325 with 12 RBI since June 1. The 25-year-old had been on pace for 26 homers and 28 stolen bases before his injury. It's a big loss for fantasy owners.
Jul 2 - 1:56 PM

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said he's not optimistic George Springer (wrist) will be able to avoid the disabled list.

Hinch told reporters Springer's wrist is "causing great concern" with the club. Springer was hit on the right wrist by an Edinson Volquez pitch in Wednesday's win. He'll surely undergo X-rays before the team's next game on Friday, so the team should have a clearer picture of his prognosis prior to that contest.
Jul 1 - 11:57 PM

George Springer left Wednesday's game against the Royals with a right wrist contusion.

Springer was hit on the wrist by an Edinson Volquez pitch but stayed in, eventually being pinch-hit for by Domingo Santana in the sixth inning. The Astros should provide more clarity on his outlook Thursday.
Jul 1 - 10:27 PM

George Springer went 1-for-3 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Royals.

Springer hit a two-run shot off Danny Duffy in the third inning to break a scoreless tie. He later walked and scored on a Jose Altuve double in the fifth. Springer now has 13 home runs to go with his 13 stolen bases. The outfielder is hitting .263/.363/.456 with 29 RBI and 42 runs scored on the year.
Jun 30 - 11:15 PM

George Springer is not in the Astros' lineup Wednesday.

He's just getting some rest. Domingo Santana is in Springer's place in right field.
Jun 24 - 1:20 PM

George Springer singled, launched a pair of home runs and scored three times in Monday's win over the Rockies.

Springer took Chad Bettis deep in the second inning and then went over the boards against veteran LaTroy Hawkins in the seventh. He also had a couple nice catches in right field to boot. Springer is batting .370 with four home runs and 13 runs scored in 21 games since being moved to the leadoff spot.
Jun 15 - 11:47 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jason Castro
2Hank Conger
3Max Stassi
1B1Chris Carter
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Jed Lowrie
3Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Luis Valbuena
LF1Colby Rasmus
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Jake Marisnick
RF1George Springer
DH1Evan Gattis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Scott Kazmir
3Scott Feldman
4Collin McHugh
5Mike Fiers
6Lance McCullers
7Brad Peacock
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Luke Gregerson
2Pat Neshek
3Chad Qualls
4Vincent Velasquez
5Will Harris
6Tony Sipp
7Oliver Perez
8Samuel Deduno