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4/17/2014: George Springer made his MLB debut Wednesday, singling in his first at-bat and generally making himself more than comfortable in right field. Springer, whose callup seems to signal a little impatience on the part of the Astros, was slotted into the two-hole, showing either how much the team thinks of him, or how meager the rest of the lineup is. Or maybe a bit of each. Springer also struck out twice and walked once. He'll do that. More on Springer >
Jose Valverde is out and Kyle Farnsworth is in as the Mets closer for now, according to GM Terry Collins. Valverde had been shaky all week, and his blown save against the Braves yesterday was apparently the last straw. Farnsworth is a bit of an upgrade, probably, but he's no lock to keep the job all season, either.
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