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George SpringerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Houston Astros MLB Years: 2014-2019
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsRF-495, CF-430, OF-128, DH-30, LF-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Chelston Springer III
Height6-3Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1989 [29.249]PlaceNew Britain,Connecticut
High SchoolAvon Old Farms Prep School. (Avon Old Farms,CT)
CollegeUniversity of Connecticut (Storrs,CT)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 48th round (1437th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$2,525,000Signing ScoutsJohn KosciakBobby HeckService Time4.166 (2018)
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 [9] Awards20Awards Voting2-18
TBC Player ID142780Retrosheet IDsprig001MLBAM ID543807
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2010 United States National Baseball team ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 2014
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power83Contact51XBH72RBIs72Runs83Hitting76Durability70Team.551Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1Fr4of195621275761431657123325361106.358.454.6791.13314433252.417.321.514.47912.7021.031.666.3513.2543.42
2010ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1So4of2064243848216418623326070141003.337.492.6581.15016038318.413.321.695.49118.8722.011.175.6613.5046.34
2011ConnecticutBigEastNCAA-1Jr4of2164237608323312773173638180801.350.458.6241.08214838299.364.274.527.45912.0412.711.064.0119.7545.78
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
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou42814054410214426022716464122503012.265.346.434.78023648616.303.169.290.34010.3919.811.913.5724.7333.33
2019Houston AstrosALMLBhoucf2948185415791174341254520403.308.389.6431.03211927216.315.335.486.42211.5720.831.807.8710.8847.37
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter67026044756991209138373452833067946316746.268.359.480.83912512672999.311.212.345.00011.0022.642.064.6018.8738.20
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 - 6 Season(s)Filter67026044756991209138373452833067946316746.268.359.480.83912512672999.311.212.345.00011.0022.642.064.6018.8738.20
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626301151692923390117801641114211.268.359.480.83930265725.311.212.345.00011.0022.642.064.6018.8738.20
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 PCLAAAhou24RF7--101--11111.0001.57------1353.84.9
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou24CF6--11---11111.0001.83------1346.24.2
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24RF7170618139672152145.9542.040.23-----7891.043.8
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24CF876124---24241.0003.000.39-----7810.34.9
2014Houston AstrosALMLBhou24DH1---------------781.30.6
2015Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou25RF3--4---441.0001.33------560.02.1
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25RF9393811162633171168.9821.810.21-----10291.257.4
2015Houston AstrosALMLBhou25CF1087327---27271.0002.700.37-----1029.86.2
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26RF14714713083041222318316.9942.150.24-----16290.790.7
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26DH12---------------1627.47.4
2016Houston AstrosALMLBhou26CF1184---441.0004.000.50-----1620.60.6
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27CF8479643151212154153.9941.820.24-----14060.051.9
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27RF7850477923--95951.0001.220.20-----14055.748.1
2017Houston AstrosALMLBhou27DH7---------------1405.04.3
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28OF1281271108252812261260.9962.030.23-----14091.479.0
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28CF8073583140411145144.9931.800.25-----14057.149.4
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28RF77545211124-11161161.0001.510.22-----14055.047.5
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28DH10---------------1407.16.2
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28LF1-3-------------1400.70.6
MLB Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF466414373580931128852840.9861.800.22-----4660.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF1831681368346623354352.9941.920.26-----1830.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1281271108252812261260.9962.030.23-----1280.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH30---------------300.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1-3-------------10.00.0
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
2018Houston AstrosALMLBhou28------1807712810

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
2018Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB282052101550130061020002.288.383.442.82523660.341.154.26910.0016.671.671.6752.0040.00
2019Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB29184781220264281100003.255.364.426.79020455.294.171.38314.5520.001.383.6423.5033.33
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs217017204341450132000000.286.398.600.998421183.348.314.57115.6624.101.544.8217.5055.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 2 yrs56186315032632193265573202.269.376.403.7797511224.346.134.36011.6124.552.122.6831.0022.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs13434368931921237175487871306.271.369.443.81215233402.316.172.34711.9419.401.632.9928.5835.48
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 [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20091st Team College Freshman All-American (OF) ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... Big East Conference Rookie of the Year (Freshman)3
20112nd Team College All-American (OF) ... Big East Conference All-Conference Team (OF) ... Big East Conference Player of the Year3
2012California League All-Star Team (OF)1
2013Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (OF) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (OF) ... Houston Astros Minor League Player of the Year ... Texas League All-Star (OF) ... Texas League All-Star game MVP ... Texas League Player of the Year ... Texas Rangers Player of the Year7
2014AL Rookie of the Month (May) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (OF) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (OF)3
2017AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (May 29-June 4) ... World Series MVP3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2019-05-25CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left hamstring strain29.248Team Roster on 2019-05-25
2018-08-17CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.332Team Roster on 2018-08-17
2018-08-06CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Sprained left thumb28.321Team Roster on 2018-08-06
2018-02-05CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($24m) [Avoids Arbitration] 12--1228.139Team Roster on 2018-02-05
2017-08-09CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.324Team Roster on 2017-08-09
2017-08-06CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Sprained left thumb27.321Team Roster on 2017-08-06
2017-07-20CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left quad discomfort27.304Team Roster on 2017-07-20
2017-01-12CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]27.115Team Roster on 2017-01-12
2015-09-05RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.351Team Roster on 2015-09-05
2015-07-02CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right wrist [Hit by a pitch]25.286Team Roster on 2015-07-02
2015-05-13CF-RFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.236Team Roster on 2015-05-13
2015-05-06CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Concussion (Running into RF wall to make nice catch]25.229Team Roster on 2015-05-06
2014-10-01CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.012Team Roster on 2014-10-01
2014-07-23CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right quad24.307Team Roster on 2014-07-23
2014-04-16CFHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.209Team Roster on 2014-04-16
2014-04-15CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)24.208Team Roster on 2014-04-15
2013-07-06CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.290Team Roster on 2013-07-06
2013-07-05CFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)23.289Team Roster on 2013-07-05
2013-06-27CFHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)23.281Team Roster on 2013-06-27
2012-08-09CFHouston AstrosCorpus Christi (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Corpus Christi (AA)22.324Team Roster on 2012-08-09
2012-06-11CFHouston AstrosLancaster (A+)-Minors--22.265Team Roster on 2012-06-11
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-08-15ContractSigned by Astros 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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 Payroll273,900,0003.1662981568++3,651,709535,0007,960,3002017-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($3.9m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2812,000,000-90589++4,360,045545,00019,960,3002018-02-05 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2018-2019 ($24m) [Avoids Arbitration] 12--12
* 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