The Astros farm system has been the envy of Major League Baseball of late, the question is now when will the floodgates open for the prospects' arrival to 'the show'. We now know the answer for at least one, Fox 26's Mark Berman and Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich report George Springer will be called up from Triple-A Oklahoma City tomorrow.
MLB sources told FOX 26 Sports the Astros will call up outfielder George Springer tomorrow from Triple-A Oklahoma City.— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) April 16, 2014
Source tells the Chronicle that George Springer is on his way to the majors tomorrow.— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) April 16, 2014
It's been a long day coming for George Springer. Springer was the 11th overall pick in the 2011 amateur draft by Houston. Last season he batted .303 with 37 home runs, 45 stolen bases, and 108 RBIs with Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City.
This season in Triple-A Oklahoma City, Springer was batting .319 (15-47) with seven extra-base hits, 13 runs scored, five RBIs , and four stolen bases. Tuesday, he went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and scored four runs against Colorado Springs.
When will George Springer be called up? Now.