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Blue Jays' George Springer: Three-run triple leads to win
Springer went 1-for-4 with a three-run triple in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Mariners.
Springer supplied all the offense for the Blue Jays in this one, ripping a three-run triple off Logan Gilbert in the second inning. Since returning from an ankle injury Sunday, the 32-year-old has gone 2-for-12 from the plate with three RBI. After batting .300 with six homers over 80 at-bats in the month of April, Springer has struggled to a .212 average with just one long ball in 47 at-bats in May.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Starting at DH
Springer (ankle) is leading off and starting at designated hitter Sunday against the Rays.
He suffered a mild ankle sprain in Friday's game that sidelined him Saturday. The Jays will ease him back at DH. Springer is hitting .229 with one home run in 11 games this month.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Sitting Saturday
Springer (ankle) will sit Saturday against the Rays.
Springer left Friday's game with a sprained ankle after crashing into the outfield wall. While his sprain is considered mild, it's no surprise to see him get at least one game to rest. Raimel Tapia will start in center field.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Ankle sprain considered mild
Springer's ankle sprain that forced him to exit Friday's game against the Rays is considered mild, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Springer was visited by team trainers after crashing into the outfield wall while attempting to make a catch but initially remained in the game before ultimately exiting early. The Blue Jays determined he didn't need to be sent for any imaging, which backs up the idea that he isn't dealing with a serious issue. That doesn't guarantee he'll return to the lineup right away, however.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Dealing with sprained ankle
Springer left Friday's game against the Rays with a left ankle sprain, Hazel Mae of Sportsnet reports.
Springer suffered the injury when he crashed into the outfield wall while attempting to make a catch. He stayed down and was checked on by team trainers but remained in the game long enough to take his next at-bat before exiting. Raimel Tapia replaced him in center field and could see an increased role if Springer is forced to miss an extended period.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Exits with apparent injury
Springer exited Friday's game against the Rays after colliding with the outfield while while attempting to make a catch, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Springer was checked on by team trainers but initially remained in the game. He grounded out in his next at-bat and exited prior to taking the field for the next half-inning. The exact nature and severity of his injury should become clearer after further tests.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Slugs seventh homer
Springer went 2-for-4 with a walk and a solo home run in Tuesday's 6-5 loss to the Yankees.
He led off the game by hooking a 3-2 pitch from Luis Severino down the left-field line, helping the Blue Jays jump out to an early 3-0 lead. Springer has stayed healthy to begin the season and is reaping the rewards, slashing .291/.350/.545 through 30 games with seven homers, two steals, 17 RBI and 20 runs.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Drives in three in matinee
Springer went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI in an 8-3 win over the Guardians in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader.
He started in center field in the matinee before serving as the DH for the nightcap, going 1-for-3 with a walk, a run scored and a caught stealing in an 8-2 loss. Springer has six multi-hit performances in his last 13 games, slashing .304/.373/.522 over that stretch with three homers, a steal, eight runs and eight RBI.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: On bench Thursday
Springer isn't starting Thursday against the Guardians.
Springer went 0-for-7 with four strikeouts over the last two games, and he'll be out of the lineup for the first time since April 22. Bradley Zimmer will start in center field and bat ninth.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Goes yard twice in win
Springer went 2-for-3 with two solo home runs in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Astros.
Springer opened the game with his 46th career leadoff homer, and his long ball in the third inning wound up providing the final margin of victory. After going through a slump in the middle of April, Springer has picked up the pace in a big way, going 11-for-31 (.355) with four homers six RBI and eight runs over his last eight games.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Slugs fourth homer
Springer went 2-for-5 with a home run and three RBI in Tuesday's 6-5 extra-inning win over the Red Sox.
After opening the scoring in the third inning with an RBI single, Springer played hero in the bottom of the ninth by launching a two-out, two-run shot to center field off Jake Diekman that tied the game at 5-5. Since sitting out Friday's game with a forearm bruise, Springer has hits in four straight contests and has gone 6-for-17 with a double and two homers. On the season, the 32-year-old is slashing .288/.333/.545 with four home runs, a steal, 10 RBI and 12 runs through 17 games.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Goes yard against Houston
Springer went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Saturday against the Astros.
Springer was held out of Friday's game after being hit by a pitch in the forearm. While he served as the designated hitter -- rather than his typical role in center field -- Springer looked fine at the plate by launching a home run to begin the game. It was his third long ball of the season, and his only extra-base hit in his last five starts. Despite the recent slow stretch, Springer is hitting a solid .264/.310/.509 across 58 plate appearances.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Leading off Saturday
Springer (forearm) will serve as the designated hitter and hit leadoff in Saturday's game against the Astros.
Springer will not occupy his regular spot in center field Saturday, but he will be back in the lineup after being held out of Friday's contest.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Won't start Friday
Springer (forearm) won't start Friday against Houston but could appear off the bench, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Springer was hit in the forearm by a pitch Wednesday against the Red Sox and was forced to leave the game. He didn't start Thursday's contest but wound up playing four innings off the bench. The fact that he's available off the bench again Friday suggests he should return to the starting lineup soon.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Out with bruised forearm
Springer (forearm) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Red Sox, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports.
X-rays came back negative after he was hit by a pitch in Wednesday's game, but the bruise on his forearm will keep him out for at least one full game. Bradley Zimmer will start in center field and hit ninth.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: X-rays come back negative
Springer had X-rays on his right forearm come back negative after exiting Wednesday's game against the Red Sox, confirming the initial diagnosis of a bruise.
It's great news for Springer after being hit by a pitch Wednesday, as he appears to have avoided any structural damage. The 32-year-old shouldn't miss much time, if any, though the Blue Jays could still play it safe and hold him out of the lineup Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: X-rays on tap
Springer was diagnosed with a right forearm contusion after leaving Wednesday's game against the Red Sox and will undergo X-rays, Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun reports.
The 32-year-old was hit by a pitch during the sixth inning and initially remained in to run the bases, but he was replaced in the field for the bottom of the frame. Springer's availability for the near future will remain up in the air until the results of the X-rays are announced.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Leaves after HBP
Springer exited Wednesday's game against the Red Sox after being hit by a pitch near the forearm, Ben Nicholson-Smith of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Springer went 1-for-2 with an RBI before being hit by a pitch during the sixth inning, and he was lifted from the contest after initially remaining in to run the bases. It's unclear if the injury will affect the 32-year-old's availability for Thursday's series finale in Boston.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jays' George Springer: Day off Saturday
Springer isn't starting Saturday's game against Oakland.
Springer had started in each of the first eight games of the season, and he hit .306 with two homers, four doubles, six runs, five RBI and a steal. He'll get a breather while Bradley Zimmer starts in center field and bats ninth.... See More ... See Less
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