The Book on George Springer
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
George Springer / OF, HOU
New Britain, CT, USA
School: U Connecticut
18 | 3/11/2014
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (4/16/2014): #18
MLB.com/MiLB.com Season Preview: #21
Scout.com/FOX Sports: #20
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: #18
Baseball Prospectus: #20
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
A defensive star in the making, outfielder George Springer brings great range, a good glove and a powerful arm to the park. He'd be patrolling spacious centerfield in Minute Maid Park already, if only his bat could catch up to the rest of his all-around game. After scuffling in 2012, Springer started lighting up scoreboards last season, stroking 37 homers and a very impressive .303/.411/.600 line a season evenly split between AA and AAA.
While the Astros may try to hold him back for cost-management reasons, Springer is 24 this spring, which means his time is almost certainly right now.
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