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Astros report: Presley, Springer nearing return to action

Outfielder Alex Presley, who has slowly worked his way back since his rehab assignment was cut short two weeks ago, will take batting practice on the field Friday for the first time since mid August. George Springer, who also had a setback on his rehab assignment earlier this month, is making progress in his recovery from the left quad strain that landed him on the DL on July 20...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injured rookie George Springer takes batting practice

Rookie outfielder George Springer, who has missed 31 games while on the disabled list with a strained left quad, took batting practice on the field Friday. The Astros shut Springer down from running for two weeks on Aug. 12, but he has been hitting on the field or in the cages for almost a week now.
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: George Springer told to rest two more weeks

Many Houston Astros fans knew that they had little hope of competing in the American League West this season so instead they focused on the production of future stars like George Springer.  However they will have to wait longer to see him on the field again in an Astros uniform, as beat writer Brian McTaggart is reporting that Springer will need at least two more weeks...
Via MLB Injury News
20 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer Suffers Injury Setback, Out Two More Weeks

The Houston Astros have done all they can to try and excite their fans over the past few years. They moved to the American League, changed their uniforms back to a more retro look and called up their top prospects in a “we’ve got nothing to lose” approach. One of those top prospects, rookie outfielder George Springer, can’t shake the injury bug. Springer suffers setback,...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

After setback in rehab game, Springer to be monitored in Houston

One day after exiting the third game of his rehab assignment for precautionary reasons with discomfort in his left quad, Astros rookie sensation George Springer was back at Minute Maid Park. He received treatment on his left quad muscle Friday and will be reevaluated further Saturday to determine whether he’ll be activated from the 15-day disabled list. “He’ll come out (Saturday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: George Springer starts rehab

The Houston Astros defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday by the score of 6-1. The win improved the Astros to 47-65, fourth in the American League West. Although 28th in the Major Leagues in ERA, the Astros in runs scored and improved over last year's team that won only 51 games. One reason for the improvement is the emergence of rookie George Springer, who should return soon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Springer will begin rehab stint at Quad Cities

The Astros announced after Sunday's 6-1 win over the Blue Jays that rookie outfielder George Springer will begin a rehab assignment with Class A Quad Cities on Monday. Springer has been working his way back from a left quad strain, and it was even thought that he might rejoin the team in Philadelphia for a series starting on Tuesday. That seems unlikely now, though manager...
Via Pro Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Is George Springer Morphing Into Beltranwell?

I admit it; I booed Carlos Beltran every time he showed up at the JuiceBox after jilting Houston for the New York Mets so many years ago.  It wasn’t just that he doody-hosed us but he doody-hosed us for the Mets.  I despise the NY Mets and desperately wanted Beltran’s five tool clinic he put on for the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2004 playoffs to continue in the 2005 regular...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros rookie Springer makes two amazing catches

Definition of 5-tool player.  Hit, Hit with power, run, throw, and catch.  The last of those five were on prime display for the May American League Rookie of the Month as he made two highlight reel diving catches. Check out the first rob of  a single to center field (courtesy of Your browser does not support iframes.  Then Springer kept the game tied at a critical juncture...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fan obliterates sweet old lady while snagging foul ball

Some sweet old lady thought it would make for nice, relaxing and enjoyable evening to take in the Los Angeles Angels-Houston Astros game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on Monday. Little did she know that ultimately she would risk serious bodily harm simply from sitting in her seat courtesy of the actions of an overeager […] The post Angels fan obliterates sweet old lady while snagging...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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