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Astros’ George Springer Fractures Right Wrist

(Gabe Rodriguez)

(Gabe Rodriguez)

The Houston Astros  right fielder George Springer was added to the 15 Day DL on Thursday due to a fractured right wrist.

Springer was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning on Wednesday night by Kansas City Royals’ pitcher Edison Volquez. The twenty-five year old then stayed in the game and played the outfield in the top of the sixth but was removed in the bottom of the inning for pinch-hitter Domingo Santana.

The former first round draft pick is batting .264 so far this season along with thirteen homers and twenty-nine RBIs along with fourteen stolen bases.

No official timetable has been set yet on when Springer will return.

The Astros in the end, defeated the Royals 5-3 and completed the series sweep.


Bethany Cohen

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Bethany is a Graduate of the University of South Florida and currently resides in Tampa. She is a die-hard Yankees' fan and has been a freelance writer for six years. She has covered the Yankees' Minor League System since 2010 and also does freelance work for Examiner.com and CBS Local Tampa Bay. Follow her on Twitter @TampaBethany
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