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Video: Watch George Springer crush a homer off of the catwalk at Tropicana Field

George Springer

George Springer


With a first-inning strikeout against Rays starter David Price, Astros outfielder George Springer was 0-for-5 with five strikeouts in his young career against the lefty. He turned that around in a hurry. In the third inning, Springer crushed a first-pitch fastball to left field off of the catwalk for a two-run home run. It traveled an estimated 438 feet.

Following the blast, the 24-year-old Springer bumped his slash line up to .249/.347/.474 with 13 home runs and 38 RBI in 248 plate appearances.

Watch Springer go deep:

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