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  1. Astros shut down George Springer for the season

    Sep 16, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Springer followed up his slow start by homering 20 times in a 59-game span, but the 24-year-old outfielder last played on July 19.

  2. George Springer is unsure if he’ll play again this season

    Sep 15, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

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    George Springer’s impressive rookie year was halted by a quadriceps injury in mid-July and the Astros’ power-hitting outfielder remains on the disabled list long after he was expected to return, but he’s still hoping to play again this season.

  3. George Springer suffers setback, out two more weeks

    Aug 12, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT

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    Springer has been out since July 19, bringing to a halt an impressive rookie campaign in which the 24-year-old got off to a slow start and then smacked 20 homers in the span of 59 games.

  4. George Springer’s setback is considered minor

    Aug 7, 2014, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Rookie slugger George Springer was forced to exit a minor league rehab game with Low-A Quad Cities last night after he aggravated his left quad strain, but the setback is considered minor.

  5. George Springer suffers setback in rehab game

    Aug 6, 2014, 11:17 PM EDT

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    Astros outfielder George Springer was expected to be activated off the 15-day disabled list before the weekend, but that is not going to happen now.

  6. Astros clear George Springer to begin rehab assignment

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    George Springer

    Out since July 19 with a quadriceps injury, Astros rookie slugger George Springer is scheduled to begin a minor-league rehab assignment today at Single-A.

  7. Astros players upset over Mark Appel’s promotion to Double-A, bullpen session in Houston

    Jul 27, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

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    Mark Appel was promoted to Double-A Corpus Christi on Saturday despite posting a 9.74 ERA and 1.92 WHIP in 44 1/3 innings at High-A Lancaster. And he was invited to Minute Maid Park in Houston on Sunday morning to throw a bullpen session in front of Astros coaches and executives. This stuff is not sitting well with some of the players on the Astros’ current major league roster.

  8. Quadriceps injury shuts down Astros rookie slugger George Springer

    Jul 23, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Springer got off to a slow start following his mid-April call-up and his strikeout total leads the league, but he’s smacked 20 homers with a .900 OPS in 61 games since early May to rank as one of the league’s better all-around players during that span.

  9. George Springer made a ridiculous, wall-slamming catch

    Jul 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

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    Astros rookie George Springer has gotten lots of attention for his offense, which includes 19 homers and an .818 OPS in 74 games, but the 24-year-old outfielder can also do some spectacular things defensively like he did last night.

  10. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    A handful of injuries went down last night, but so too did strict adherence to the Restoring Pitching Act of 2013.

  11. Jose Altuve stole home in Friday night’s game against the Tigers

    Jun 28, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Jose Altuve is one reason why you should start paying attention to the Astros.

  12. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 27, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT

    Chase Utley

    Dear Chase: I feel like I can call you Chase because you and me are so alike. I’d like to meet you one day, it would be great to have a catch. I know I can’t throw as fast as you but I think you’d be impressed with my speed.

  13. Video: Watch George Springer crush a homer off of the catwalk at Tropicana Field

    Jun 20, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

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    George Springer hit a tape-measure home run off of the catwalk at Tropicana Field against David Price on Friday night.

  14. George Springer back in Astros’ lineup Wednesday

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT

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    Astros outfielder George Springer sat out Monday and Tuesday due to soreness in his right knee, but he is back in the Houston starting lineup on Wednesday night and told MLB.com beat reporter Brian McTaggart that he feels completely “good to go.”

  15. George Springer missing second straight game with knee injury

    Jun 10, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

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    Astros rookie George Springer is out of the lineup today for the second straight game because of a sore right knee.

  16. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:47 AM EDT

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    Jordan Zimmermann was on point and the Nationals have won seven of their past nine and are now tied for first place.

  17. UPDATE: Phillies GM denies report of accidentally including prospect in Hunter Pence deal

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

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    Prospect Domingo Santana was shipped to the Astros in the Hunter Pence deal in 2011, but the Phillies reportedly included him by accident.

  18. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    The Giants and Jays keep rolling merrily along. And Travis Wood [all together now] helps his own cause.

  19. Report: Astros call up top prospect Jon Singleton and sign him to long-term contract worth up to $35 million

    Jun 2, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

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    Six weeks after calling up George Springer from Triple-A the Astros are set to promote another stud hitting prospect to the big leagues, as Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that first baseman Jon Singleton is on his way up from Triple-A.

  20. White Sox slugger Jose Abreu to be activated Monday

    Jun 1, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

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    The White Sox fell back under the .500 mark with Saturday’s loss to the Padres, but they’re still in second place in the American League Central standings and will get a big boost this week. MLB.com’s Scott Merkin reports that first baseman Jose Abreu will be activated from the disabled list Monday.

  21. Orioles end Astros’ seven-game winning streak

    May 31, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

    The Astros were easily the unlikeliest team to go on a seven-game winning streak. Well, you’ll never guess what happened.

  22. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 30, 2014, 6:48 AM EDT

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    A gem from Josh Collmenter, an ugly dud from the Braves and a horrible, horrible bit of stream of consciousness from me about what would happen if the season ended today.

  23. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 29, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT

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    Ryan Howard walked the Phillies off with a three-run homer. Josh Donaldson did the same thing for the Athletics. Really, if you weren’t hitting walkoff three-run homers last night, we don’t want to know you.

  24. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

    George Springer

    After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.

  25. Astros rookie George Springer has homered in four straight games

    May 26, 2014, 11:42 PM EDT

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    Astros rookie George Springer got off to a bit of a slow start after his call-up in mid-April, but he has begun to tee off against major league pitching.

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