George Springer RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blue Jays place George Springer on injured list with quad strain

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays placed George Springer on the 10-day injured list Wednesday due to a right quad strain after an MRI showed a re-aggravation of the issue that sidelined him for an extended period earlier this season. Springer hadn't played since Sunday,..." May 06

  • Blue Jays expect George Springer to need more than 10 days on new IL stint

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer is expected to need more than 10 days to recover during his latest stint on the injured list, according to general manager Ross Atkins. Springer was placed back on the injured list on Wednesday with a right quad strain after..." May 06

  • Blue Jays' George Springer undergoes MRI for lingering quad issue

    Sportsnet "George Springer is not in the Toronto Blue Jays' starting lineup for the third consecutive night on Wednesday as he recovers from a lingering quadriceps issue. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said Springer underwent an MRI and the team is awaiting the results to..." May 05

  • Blue Jays' George Springer leaves game vs. Braves due to fatigue

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer was lifted from Sunday's 7-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the sixth inning due to leg fatigue. Manager Charlie Montoyo insisted after the game that Springer did not aggravate a previous injury, and the team..." May 02

  • George Springer to make Blue Jays debut Wednesday vs. Nationals

    Sportsnet " George Springer, offensive dynamo, is back with the Toronto Blue Jays. George Springer, centre-fielder, is coming soon. And George Springer, clubhouse DJ? “I’m honestly not going to go over there and screw around just yet,” Springer said Wednesday..." April 28

  • Blue Jays place Ryu on IL with George Springer activated

    The Score "The Toronto Blue Jays have placed left-handed starter Hyun Jin Ryu on the 10-day injured list with a right glute strain, the team announced Wednesday. The announcement comes as Toronto reinstates outfielder George Springer ahead of his Blue..." April 28

  • Blue Jays' George Springer not returning Tuesday

    CBS Sports "There was a report Sunday that Springer had a good chance to be activated Tuesday against the Nationals, but that move will be delayed by at least one day.  " April 27

  • Blue Jays hope George Springer will debut during upcoming homestand

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays hope star outfielder George Springer will be able to make his regular-season debut during next week's homestand, according to manager Charlie Montoyo. Springer will play in an alt site game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday evening..." April 26

  • Jordan Romano reinstated, George Springer nearing return

    TSN "The Toronto Blue Jays made four roster moves on Saturday, including reinstating reliever Jordan Romano (right ulnar neuritis) from the 10-day injured list. It appears the team will play it safe with outfielder George Springer and wait until Tuesday to activate him from the injured..." April 24

  • Cavan Biggio leaves game, Ross Stripling, Jordan Romano on IL

    TSN "Another day, another set of injuries for the Toronto Blue Jays. After right-handed pitchers Ross Stripling and Jordan Romano were placed on the 10-day injured list with arm issues, third baseman Cavan Biggio was forced from Thursday's game against the Kansas City Royals..." April 16

  • No timeline yet for George Springer's return

    TSN "George Springer has yet to make his Toronto Blue Jays debut and based on an update from manager Charlie Montoyo on Tuesday, it doesn't look like that will come any time soon. Montoyo said the injured outfielder will not join the Blue Jays to start their nine-game road trip..." April 14

  • George Springer Suffers Quad Strain

    MLB Trade Rumors "Springer has a low-grade strain, according to manager Charlie Montoyo. He’s unlikely to debut until at at least April 15, Scott Mitchell of TSN tweets. " April 08

  • Blue Jays' Geroge Springer pleased with progress after live batting practice

    Sportsnet "George Springer came away from a live batting practice session pleased with the progress of his strained left oblique and cautiously optimistic about when he’ll be ready to rejoin the Toronto Blue Jays. "I'm going to push to play. I want to play. I don't..." April 07

  • Blue Jays' George Springer awaiting MRI results on quad

    The Score "The Toronto Blue Jays are waiting for the results of George Springer's MRI after the outfielder experienced right quad tightness while running the bases during batting practice Tuesday, manager Charlie Montoyo told reporters Wednesday, including Sportsnet's Arden..." April 07

  • It pains George Springer to sit and watch the Blue Jays, but he likes what he sees and hears

    The Star "Tuesday in the park with George. Springer, not Seurat. Although the former could accurately be described as a neo-impressionist of baseball, man of connect-the-dots mastery in the field and at the plate. In fact, Springer was captured in the Blue..." April 07

  • Blue Jays face lineup crunch with 'real chance' George Springer returns soon

    Sportsnet "George Springer #4 George Springer Right Fielder New Britain,..." April 03

  • Geroge Springer, Robbie Ray to open season on IL "Outfielder George Springer and left-hander Robbie Ray will start the season on the injured list, manager Charlie Montoyo announced on Wednesday, a day before the Blue Jays were set to face the Yankees for Opening Day in the Bronx. " March 31

  • Don’t underestimate George Springer’s impact off the field on the young Blue Jays

    The Star "Less than a week after the Houston Astros hoisted their first World Series trophy in November 2017, an article detailing the team’s rise to the top of baseball made no bones about George Springer’s role in nabbing the title. “It all sprang from Springer,” the..." March 31

  • Blue Jays' Ross Stripling, George Springer discussed cheating scandal: 'It's behind us'

    Toronto Sun "If Ross Stripling strikes you as a pitcher who wears his heart on his sleeve, you’re probably right. Fiery on occasion and always competitive, one of a number of contenders for the Blue Jays starting rotation isn’t shy to dish what’s on his mind. So when..." March 29

  • George Springer may start on IL; Robbie Ray to miss 1st start "With star outfielder George Springer rehabbing from a Grade 2 strain to his left oblique, the Blue Jays have told Jonathan Davis he’s cracked the Opening Day roster. For now, the Blue Jays haven’t made a final decision on whether Springer will open the season on..." March 27

  • Blue Jays' George Springer suffers oblique strain, out at least a few days

    Sportsnet "Toronto Blue Jays star outfielder George Springer will not play for at least a few days as he deals with a Grade 2 oblique strain, general manager Ross Atkins said Tuesday. Springer underwent an MRI after experiencing mild oblique tightness, which revealed the..." March 24

  • George Springer scratched with abdominal tightness

    TSN "Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with left abdominal tightness.  The team says the move was for precautionary reasons.  " March 09

  • Feeling 'very welcomed,' Blue Jays' George Springer settles in with spring debut

    Sportsnet "Ahead of his first Grapefruit League game with his new club, George Springer put on his dark blue Toronto Blue Jays jersey, glanced down and took a moment to absorb the new look. “It was a little weird, just because I've been so accustomed to the same..." March 02

  • Adjusting to life with Blue Jays, George Springer aims to be same productive player

    Sportsnet "The first few days of George Springer’s new baseball life with the Toronto Blue Jays have been, by the star outfielder’s own admission, strange. Given that he spent the past decade entirely with the Houston Astros after being drafted in the first round, 11th..." February 23

  • Blue Jays' George Springer signing needs to end tired Toronto narrative

    Sportsnet "Now that George Springer has donned a Toronto Blue Jays cap and jersey in public for the first time, with Marcus Semien soon to join him, let’s put the persistent narrative about players not wanting to come here to bed for good. If the situation is..." January 27

  • George Springer: Blue Jays 'built to win for a long time'

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays outfielder George Springer believes his new team has a chance to contend for the foreseeable future. "I think they're right there," Springer said Wednesday, according to Sportsnet. "When you play against this team like I have,..." January 27

  • Blue Jays' Springer signing forges bond between Godfrey and COVID doctor

    Sportsnet "Paul Godfrey feared the worst when Gina, his wife of 53 years, was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto last month. What was initially thought to be bronchitis turned out to be COVID-19, which in her case was complicated by a related pneumonia. Upon arrival, she immediately received..." January 25

  • George Springer's 6-year, $150M deal with Blue Jays becomes official

    The Score "George Springer is officially a member of the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto signed the star outfielder to a six-year, $150-million contract, the team announced Saturday. The guaranteed money is the most in club history. The previous high for a free agent was..." January 23

  • Mets didn't want to go beyond 6 years, $120M for George Springer

    The Score "The New York Mets weren't willing to match the Toronto Blue Jays' offer for George Springer. New York didn't want to go past six years and $120 million, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Springer reportedly agreed to join..." January 21

  • How George Springer's deal affects J.T. Realmuto's market "With George Springer reportedly signing with the Blue Jays, Realmuto's market comes into clearer focus. According to a report from MLB Network insider Jon Heyman, the Phillies' chances of re-signing Realmuto increase now that the Blue Jays have made their big move. Heyman notes..." January 20

  • George Springer gets paid, but will it pay off for the Toronto Blue Jays?

    ESPN "In the end, despite all the grumbling and fussing about the slow offseason, George Springer will get his money. All it took was the biggest contract in Toronto Blue Jays history, a six-year, $150 million deal, according to Jeff Passan, just the second $100 million..." January 20

  • Blue Jays, George Springer agree to six-year, $150M deal

    The Score "George Springer is flying north. The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a contract with the free-agent outfielder, sources told Jeff Passan of ESPN. Completion of the deal is pending a physical. Springer now is en route to the team's complex in Dunedin,..." January 20

  • Blue Jays making serious push for George Springer

    Bleacher Report "The Toronto Blue Jays are reportedly zeroing in on free-agent center fielder George Springer. According to Ben Nicholson-Smith and Shi Davidi of Sportsnet, the American League East team is "making a push" to sign Springer. The report called the..." January 19

  • George Springer could be nearing decision "Morosi: Springer decision could come this week Jan. 18: Springer's free agency could reach a conclusion this week, multiple industry sources told's Jon Paul Morosi. The Mets and Blue Jays have been the two leading clubs in the Springer race throughout..." January 18

  • Mets vs. Blue Jays for George Springer? "No other free agent for 2020-21 can match the October pedigree of George Springer, whose 19 career postseason home runs are tied for the fourth most in history. That included four dingers in the '20 postseason for Springer, who was one of the few Astros who hovered near his expected..." January 17

  • Will DH uncertainty impact Mets’ George Springer pursuit? "n an appearance on the “Big Time Baseball” podcast this week, Mets president Sandy Alderson told MLB Network insider Jon Heyman that the team is “still engaged, in a loose sense, with Springer.” However, MLB Network insider Joel..." January 14

  • 4 teams with most to gain by adding George Springer "George Springer is no stranger to the big moment, with a World Series MVP Award and 19 career playoff homers on his résumé. And while we’re a long way from the 2021 postseason, the free-agent center fielder could play a big part in deciding which team wins a title this..." January 12

  • Top 20 MLB free agents still available

    Sportsnaut "As we enter the 2021 season and get closer to spring training, the ice-cold stove should be starting to warm up as MLB free agents sign. Teams still have lots of holes on their rosters and the time to fill them is now, so January and February should bring lots of signings. Here are..." January 11

  • How much will it take to sign Free Agent George Springer? "No other free agent for 2020-21 can match the October pedigree of George Springer, whose 19 career postseason home runs are tied for the fourth most in history. That included four dingers in the '20 postseason for Springer, who was one of the few Astros who hovered near his expected..." January 10

  • Is George Springer the Mets' next big acquisition? "No other free agent for 2020-21 can match the October pedigree of George Springer, whose 19 career postseason home runs are tied for the fourth most in history. That included four dingers in the '20 postseason for Springer, who was one of the few Astros who hovered near his expected..." January 07

  • Blue Jays give George Springer 5-year offer under $150M asking price

    SNY TV "While appearing on Baseball Night in New York Monday night, SNY contributor Jim Duquette said the Blue Jays gave an “aggressive” offer that was in the five-year range. However, it was worth “well under” the $150 million Springer is..." January 05

  • Blue Jays willing to go to $125M or higher for George Springer? "The Blue Jays and Mets are reportedly the finalists in the race for Springer, but it remains to be seen if either club will meet his asking price, which SNY’s Andy Martino reported to be “well over $150 million” last week. According..." January 04

  • George Springer is choosing between these two teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Free agent outfielder George Springer appears to be down to two choices as he mulls his free agent options. According to Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News, the New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays are the two teams competing to sign Springer. The free agent outfielder is..." December 30

  • Latest On George Springer’s Asking Price

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets and Blue Jays have been known to be the strongest suitors for free agent slugger George Springer for weeks, but Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily Newstakes that notion a bit further, reporting that the Mets and Jays are the two “final clubs” bidding on..." December 30

  • 5 candidates to make biggest impact in 2021 "With so many free agents still available, baseball’s shopping season is still in full swing two days before Christmas. The question for the contending teams still doing the shopping goes like this: Who do they think might be their Mookie Betts this year? In..." December 23

  • Executives believe it's between Jays, Mets for George Springer

    The Score "The Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets appear to be engaged in a two-team race for free-agent outfielder George Springer, executives told ESPN's Jeff Passan. Other clubs are vying for Springer's services, but none of them appear as interested as..." December 21

  • Mets focused on George Springer despite Nolan Arenado rumors

    The Score "Although the Colorado Rockies reportedly want the Mets to engage with them regarding a Nolan Arenado trade, New York appears to be interested in another star player. The Mets are focused on free-agent outfielder George Springer, according to MLB..." December 17

  • Are the New York Mets now favorites for George Springer?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Mets just reeled in free agent catcher James McCann, but their offseason may still be far from finished. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported on Saturday that the Mets are seen as a favorite for former World Series MVP George Springer. Heyman notes that the Mets..." December 12

  • Who needs George Springer the most? We rank 'em ""George Springer's bat is even better than you think," read a headline here on for a story by Matt Kelly on Nov. 18, which is pretty high praise, because we already thought his bat was very good. Consistent, too, because in parts of seven years in the Majors, his OPS+..." December 11

  • Mets 'engaged' in discussions with George Springer

    Bleacher Report "As the New York Mets continue to pursue ways to improve in 2021, one potential free-agent target they have identified is George Springer.  Per's Andy Martino, the Mets are "engaged" in talks with the three-time..." December 09