Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:59:15 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) took batting practice Tuesday, Aug. 19.
Fantasy Tip: Be patient, Springer will reward when he returns.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:16:23 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) suffered a setback during his rehab, and he'll be out for two more weeks.
Fantasy Tip: And just when Springer was days away from returning to the big leagues. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait longer for his return to your fantasy rosters. Stay patient.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:03:20 -0700
Updating a previous report, Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) continues to take batting practice, but he will not be activated from the 15-day disabled list until he can run full speed. General manager Jeff Luhnow said Monday, Aug. 11, that he wasn't sure if Springer would head out on another minor-league rehab assignment before returning to the team. He tweaked his quadriceps running the bases in a rehab game with Class A Quad Cities.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:21:05 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) said he's "one day closer", but it sounds as if he's still day-to-day in his rehab.
Fantasy Tip: There's no timetable for Springer's return from the DL, but it could be sometime this week. Stay tuned. You'll want to return him to your starting lineups immediately when he's back.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:37:41 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) said he felt good after he took batting practice and participate in field drills Sunday, Aug. 10. He is not sure when he will be able to come off the 15-day disabled list.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:11:35 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) received treatment Friday, Aug. 8, and will not be activated from the 15-day disabled list. He is considered day-to-day and will be reevaluated this weekend. Manager Bo Porter said Springer could be used as the designated hitter at times when he returns.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:42:29 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer's (quadriceps) setback during his rehab assignment was minor, according to manager Bo Porter. Porter noted Springer could still be activated soon and would be re-evaluated Friday, Aug. 8.
Fantasy Tip: This is good news for fantasy owners. Get ready to return Springer to your lineups when he is activated.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:31:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) is heading back to Houston Wednesday, Aug. 6, after tweaking his quadriceps while legging out a double in a minor-league rehab game for Class A Quad Cities.
Fantasy Tip: Well, it appears Springer won't be back Thursday, and it is uncertain if he will need to go out on another rehab assignment before he is activated. Fantasy owners need to be patient. It might not be a total reset on his recovery schedule, but more will likely be known when he is re-evaluated in Texas.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:14:57 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) could return from the 15-day disabled list as soon as Thursday, Aug. 7, although it is uncertain if the team would fly him to Philadelphia for the final game of the series there.
Fantasy Tip: Springer played five innings for Class A Quad Cities in a minor-league rehab game, posting a double, run scored, RBI and stolen base, all of which are good signs. Fantasy owners should get ready to return soon. Keep him reserved until Springer is officially activated and able to prove his health in one full game without any setbacks.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:44:23 -0700
Houston Astros OF George Springer (quadriceps) will play seven innings in the outfield during his rehab assignment Wednesday, Aug. 6, according to manager Bo Porter. The team will decide if he's ready to be activated from the disabled list after that.
Fantasy Tip: Springer looks like he's in line to return from the DL later this week. Once he's back, immediately get him back into your starting lineups.