Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:46:59 -0700
Houston Astros 2B Jose Altuve, C Jason Castro, OF George Springer and SS Carlos Correa were all mentioned in trade talks, according to documents obtained from the Astros' "Ground Control" database.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:55:10 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer has 15 home runs following a solo shot hit Thursday, June 26, against the Atlanta Braves. It is the most homers by a rookie in franchise history before the All-Star Break. Lance Berkman had the previous mark with 12 in 2000.
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:36:08 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer is batting .194 (12-for-68) in his last 17 games.
Fantasy Tip: Slumps are part of the game, especially for a player as young as Springer who is receiving his first taste of major league action this year. We have a feeling that he'll be alright, though.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:45:02 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (knee) is back in the starting lineup Wednesday, June 11, after missing two games with a sore right knee. He is hitting second in the lineup. Springer ranks among the top 10 among American League rookies in homers (second), RBIs (second), slugging percentage (second), runs scored (third), on-base percentage (third), walks (third), extra-base hits (tied for third) and total bases (fourth).
Fantasy Tip: Put Springer back into your daily starting lineups tonight.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 11:12:16 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (knee) is being given another day off with right knee soreness Tuesday, June 10, but he will be available off the bench.
Fantasy Tip: Springer's injury doesn't appear to be too serious. He could return to the lineup any day now.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:13:41 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (knee) was scratched from the lineup Monday, June 9, due to soreness in his right knee, according to manager Bo Porter.
Fantasy Tip: It's uncertain how long Springer will be on the shelf, but it doesn't sound too terribly concerning. Alex Presley started in right field in Springer's place Monday.
Fri, 30 May 2014 08:39:52 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer home run in the seventh inning Thursday, May 29, extended his hitting streak to 11 games and gave him seven home runs in his last seven games. Springer's 10 home runs in May extended the team's rookie record and tied him for the third most homers by a rookie in May with Jose Canseco, Wally Joyner and Walt Dropo.
Fantasy Tip: Obviously, Springer should be owned in all formats. He started off his major league career a little slow, but he's clearly found his groove and has settled in. This youngster isn't going anywhere.
Wed, 28 May 2014 16:44:17 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer set a team rookie record for most home runs in a month by homering for the ninth time in May Wednesday, May 28. Springer also walked twice and was hit by a pitch.
Tue, 27 May 2014 07:48:26 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer hit his fourth home run in three days Monday, May 26, had four hits, drove in three runs and scored five times.
Sun, 25 May 2014 08:17:34 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (hip) hit two home runs in his return to the lineup Saturday, May 24.
Fantasy Tip: He's hitting .293 with six homers and 16 RBIs this month and looks poised for a big rookie season.