George Springer Could Be UConn's Best Young Pro
What if it's George Springer, the New Britain product and 2011 first-round pick by Houston? It certainly could be. Check out these minor-league numbers this season between Double-A and Triple-A: .315, 26 homers, 72 RBI, 28 steals in 90 games. Here's Springer taking BP and talking at Sunday's Futures Game at Citi Field (he went 1-for-3, beating out an infield single and nearly breaking the glass windows of the third-deck Acela Club with a foul-ball home run):
I didn't have the heart to tell him I've got him on my Fantasy Baseball team. Or current Rock Cat Miguel Sano, either. I shouldn't be in last place in coming years.