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George SpringerHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2014-2017
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsRF-418, CF-350, DH-20, LF-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Chelston Springer III
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1989 [28.159]PlaceNew Britain,Connecticut
High SchoolAvon Old Farms Prep School. (Avon Old Farms,CT)
CollegeUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs,CT)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 48th round (1437th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,525,000Signing ScoutsJohn KosciakBobby HeckService Time3.166 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-MLB-#59 ... 2012-HOU-#3 ... 2013-MLB-#37 ... 2013-HOU-#3 ... 2014-MLB-#18 ... 2014-HOU-#2
MLB DebutApril 16,2014 [24.209]
OrganizationsHOU [7] Awards18Awards Voting2-18
TBC Player ID142780Retrosheet IDsprig001MLBAM ID543807
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1-4of195621275761431657123325361106.358.454.6791.13314433252.417.321.514.47912.7021.031.666.3513.2543.42
2010ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1-4of2064243848216418623326070141003.337.492.6581.15016038318.413.321.695.49118.8722.011.175.6613.5046.34
2011ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1-4of2164237608323312773173638180801.350.458.6241.08214838299.364.274.527.45912.0412.711.064.0119.7545.78
2011Tri City ValleyCatsNYPLA-hou30cf21828853013402230002.179.303.393.69611433.160.214.429.3146.066.061.003.0328.0080.00
2012Lancaster JethawksCalifA+hou2cf22106433101137181022822865613160546.316.398.557.95524150500.404.241.420.40511.2026.202.344.4019.6836.50
2012Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou16cf-rf22227381630254262511001.219.288.342.63025581.304.123.233.2817.4130.864.172.4736.5031.25
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         128506109153211024873286215671547.302.383.526.90926655581.390.224.393.38810.6726.852.524.1321.0835.95
2013Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou4cf237327356812001955235429652111.297.399.579.97815839323.390.282.502.42013.0029.722.295.8814.3748.15
2013Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhoucf23622195068741853223416540202.311.425.6261.05113729266.362.315.589.44715.4124.441.596.7712.1742.65
2013Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         135492106149274371084588316192313.303.411.6001.01129568589.377.297.541.43314.0927.331.946.2813.3045.64
2014Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou8rf2434111000203100000.250.571.5001.071217.333.2501.500.47942.8614.290.330.000.00100.00
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou4rf-cf241351171841394091510000.353.459.6471.10633861.455.294.549.47614.7524.591.674.9217.0044.44
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         16551819513960121610000.345.471.6361.10735968.444.291.618.47617.6523.531.334.4118.3347.37
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou4rf24782954568812051523911490244.231.336.468.80413829345.294.237.380.35211.3033.042.925.8014.7542.65
2015Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou4rf25518451000102600000.278.350.333.6836120.417.055.222.30810.0030.003.000.000.0020.00
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou4rf251023885910719216411645010982304.276.367.459.82617837451.342.183.343.36011.0924.172.183.5524.2534.58
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou4rf261626441161682952982910881781110212.261.359.457.81629463744.318.196.331.35311.8323.922.023.9022.2137.50
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou4cf27140548112155290348557641111104111.283.367.522.88928663627.297.239.352.37610.2117.701.735.4216.1240.65
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter48218753324988589925935232415123939731.266.360.478.8388961922167.313.212.347.00011.1223.632.124.5718.9438.55
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter292109924533157156520788161613412038512.301.398.558.9566131371291.379.257.469.00012.4726.412.125.0316.9141.39
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7527067861152162263508050202.319.431.6301.06117037327.380.311.581.00015.2924.461.606.4212.8643.02
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1003646810224021602875012763112.280.375.519.89418945424.373.239.434.00011.7929.952.544.9517.3344.12
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter106433101137181022822865613160546.316.398.557.95524150500.404.241.420.00011.2026.202.344.4019.6836.50
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34111000203100000.250.571.5001.071217.333.2501.500.00042.8614.290.330.000.00100.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter828853013402230002.179.303.393.69611433.160.214.429.0006.066.061.003.0328.0080.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18469221924153104619676121281613829010.348.469.6531.122452109869.395.305.582.00014.7318.531.265.2915.0445.23
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter48218753324988589925935232415123939731.266.360.478.8388961922167.313.212.347.00011.1223.632.124.5718.9438.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626301121672933387128811721313210.266.360.478.83830165728.313.212.347.00011.1223.632.124.5718.9438.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626101361843283611549989189112437.301.398.558.95634076716.379.257.469.00012.4726.412.125.0316.9141.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2011Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou21CF8--13---13131.0001.63------8100.010.7
2012Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou22CF103--23772-246244.9922.37------10697.273.6
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22CF13--31---31311.0002.38------2259.19.3
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22RF7--8---881.0001.14------2231.85.0
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23CF70--15121-154153.9942.19------7395.950.0
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23LF3--4---441.0001.33------734.12.1
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23CF47--1021-11031031.0002.19------6275.832.6
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23RF11--19---19191.0001.73------6217.77.6
2014Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou24RF1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24CF6--11---11111.0001.83------1346.24.2
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24RF7--101--11111.0001.57------1353.84.9
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24RF7170618139672152145.9542.040.23-----7891.043.8
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24DH1---------------781.30.6
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24CF876124---24241.0003.000.39-----7810.34.9
2015Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou25RF3--4---441.0001.33------560.02.1
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25CF1087327---27271.0002.700.37-----1029.86.2
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25RF9393811162633171168.9821.810.21-----10291.257.4
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26RF14714713083041222318316.9942.150.24-----16290.790.7
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26CF1184---441.0004.000.50-----1620.60.6
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26DH12---------------1627.47.4
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27CF8479643151212154153.9941.820.24-----14060.051.9
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27RF7850477923--95951.0001.220.20-----14055.748.1
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27DH7---------------1405.04.3
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF389360321469727127736724.9841.860.23-----3890.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF10395785206212209208.9952.020.26-----1030.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH20---------------200.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF53--1131-11141141.0002.15------530.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF18--291--30301.0001.67------180.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF83--18221-185184.9952.22------830.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF10--12---12121.0001.20------100.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--4---441.0001.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF103--23772-246244.9922.37------1030.00.0
A Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF8--13---13131.0001.63------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2011Tri City ValleyCats NYPLA-hou21-------8---
2012Lancaster Jethawks CalifA+hou22-------103---
2012Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou22-------137--
2013Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou23------370---
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou23-------4711--
2014Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou24--------1--
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24-------67--
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24-------871-1
2015Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou25--------3--
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25-------1093--
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26-------1147-12
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27-------8478-7

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege1940134193531325122133943102.261.342.366.708497155.344.105.2768.3925.163.001.9444.6720.00
2010Wareham GatemenCape Cod LeagueCollege2016521215013771131630100.288.449.500.94926469.353.212.57718.8423.191.234.3517.3326.67
2012Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor22217017204341450132000000.286.398.600.998421183.348.314.57115.6624.101.544.8217.5055.00
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2299231001101200000.333.400.444.8444110.429.111.33310.0020.002.000.000.0033.33
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB231224671027104911000.292.414.583.99714330.385.291.50013.3330.002.256.6712.0042.86
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB241636129101450101100000.250.413.361.77413246.333.111.52821.7423.911.102.1736.0022.22
2015Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB251955131631362181610000.291.391.545.93630764.361.254.41812.5025.002.004.6918.3343.75
2015Houston AstrosWild CardMLB2514011000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
2015Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB255195410130031000000.211.318.421.7398222.375.210.36813.6445.453.334.5519.0050.00
2016Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2618491013312511101230200.265.406.490.89624664.297.225.42915.6318.751.203.1324.5046.15
2017Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722717183015311700101.254.260.338.59824473.266.084.1271.379.597.001.3771.0022.22
2017Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27417472012002400000.412.474.7061.18012319.500.294.41210.5321.052.005.2617.0042.86
2017Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB27726130000004700002.115.233.115.3483030.158.000.15413.3323.331.750.000.000.00
2017Houston AstrosWorld SeriesMLB277298113057005800010.379.4711.0001.47129834.375.621.79314.7123.531.6014.715.8072.73
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs56186315032632193265573202.269.376.403.7797511224.346.134.36011.6124.552.122.6831.0022.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs217017204341450132000000.286.398.600.998421183.348.314.57115.6624.101.544.8217.5055.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs962445066122928133345751301.270.367.447.81410923287.315.177.35711.8519.861.683.1427.1134.85
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs14011000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs93691130250051400000.306.390.556.94620541.450.250.38912.2034.152.804.8818.0045.45
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs726130000004700002.115.233.115.3483030.158.000.15413.3323.331.750.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs7298113057005800010.379.4711.0001.47129834.375.621.79314.7123.531.6014.715.8072.73

Awards [18]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20091st Team College Freshman All-American (OF) ... Big East Conference Rookie of the Year (Freshman) ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (OF)3
2011Big East Conference Player of the Year ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... 2nd Team College All-American (OF)3
2012California League All-Star Team (OF)1
2013Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year ... Texas League Player of the Year ... Texas League All-Star game MVP ... Texas League All-Star (OF)5
2014MLB All-Rookie Team (OF) ... AL Rookie of the Month (May) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (OF)3
2017World Series MVP ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (May 29–June 4)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2018-02-05CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($24m) [Avoids Arbitration] 12--12Team Roster on 2018-02-05
2017-08-09CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2017-08-09
2017-07-20CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left quad discomfortTeam Roster on 2017-07-20
2017-01-12CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2015-09-05RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-09-05
2015-07-02CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right wrist [Hit by a pitch]Team Roster on 2015-07-02
2015-05-13CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-05-13
2015-05-06CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion (Running into RF wall to make nice catch]Team Roster on 2015-05-06
2014-10-01CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2014-10-01
2014-07-23CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right quadTeam Roster on 2014-07-23
2014-04-16CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minorsTeam Roster on 2014-04-16
2014-04-15CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2013-07-06CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-07-06
2013-07-05CFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-27CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)Team Roster on 2013-06-27
2012-08-09CFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)Team Roster on 2012-08-09
2012-06-11CFHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-Minors--Team Roster on 2012-06-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Astros 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2011Houston Astros-212,525,000-------2,525,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 11th overall)
2014Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24500,000-79436-3,256,497500,0003,025,000
2015Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25512,9001.16668929243,571,283507,5003,537,900
2016Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26522,4002.16658620363,498,245507,5004,060,300
2017Houston AstrosTeam Payroll273,900,000-3021567++3,582,271535,0007,960,3002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red