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Springer transforms Astros' clubhouse into post-victory nightclub party zone

Everything is a party right now for the Houston Astros. After dispatching the Oakland A's 6-1 on Wednesday, the A.L. West-leading 'Stros now boast a record of 27-14, the best in the American League.  They also have a six-game lead on the second place Los Angeles Angels in the division and continue to smash home runs at a record pace. Oh, and Dallas Keuchel is a sterling 6-0 on the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer just one of many going yard for the Houston Astros

George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros, center, is congratulated by Luis Valbuena #18, left, and Jake Marisnick #6, right, after he hit a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 28, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Mandatory Credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images) The Houston Astros (21-13) are 6-0 this season when...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Quick Hits: Astros' Springer homers in return

After spending a week on the seven-day concussion DL, Astros OF George Springer homered in his return to action on Wednesday. Springer has five homers with 10 steals on the season, and while he's batting just .196, his .238 BABIP suggests a healthy dose of bad luck, especially considering that he's hitting the ball very hard (check Springer's line-drive and hard-hit ball rates at...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Springer goes on concussion list after crashing into wall

  Houston Astros outfielder George Springer was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list Wednesday after being evaluated a day after crashing into the wall making a spectacular catch. Springer left Tuesday's game after making the catch for the last out of the seventh inning. Springer slowly came off the field under his own power and was replaced the next inning. Springer is...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer makes another insane catch, gets 'banged up' in the process

George Springer is a human highlight reel. The high-energy Houston Astros outfielder has already made a number of ridiculous defensive plays since emerging onto the scene last season, and the one he made on Tuesday night might top them all.  With the Astros trailing their state rival Texas Rangers 7-1, Springer didn't seem to care much about the right field wall approaching rapidly...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Astros OF George Springer Makes Early Candidate for Catch of the Year

It has been a long time since the Houston Astros have been considered a good team, but with the way guys like Jose Altuve and George Springer are playing the team may be close turning a corner and becoming respectable. When you have guys like Springer going all out to make a catch like he did in Monday night's game against the Rangers it is not hard to see why.This game did not completely...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: George Springer, Fastballs, and Effort

It takes a lot of muscle to square up a big fastball. In the case of George Springer, it might also take some relaxation. Heading into the series that had the Astros in town, I asked hitting consultant and FanGraphs author Dan Farnsworth about a few of the Astros hitters as part of my research […]
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: George Springer's catch prevents walk-off grand slam

George Springer probably won’t have to buy a drink in Houston any time soon. The Texas Rangers took the Astros into extra innings Sunday, and things weren’t looking too hot for the visitors when Houston closer Tony Sipp loaded the bases in the bottom of the 10th. But luckily for the Astros, Springer was there to save the day. With two outs, Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

George Springer robs potential walk off grand slam

Check out this catch during Sunday’s Astros-Rangers game. George Springer robbed Leonys Martin of what would have been a walk off grand slam in the bottom of the tenth inning. Words can’t express how ridiculous this catch is. And just for the hell of it, here’s the catch in gif form. #Walkoff grand slam? NOPE. — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 12, 2015...
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April 12, 2015  |  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...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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