The George Springer Watch is on!
Now that the Oklahoma City Redhawks are out of the playoffs, there are no longer any obstacles to Springer’s major league debut with the Astros. Right? RIGHT?
Most true baseball aficionados have agreed with Jeff Luhnow in allowing Springer to fully incubate in OKC after starting the season in Corpus Christi. After all, the Astros’ first-round choice in 2011 has only two full seasons in the minors under his belt.
But now that the Astros’ season is history and Springer is cleaning out his OKC locker, can the debut be far away?
The Astros’ 40-man roster is full, so someone would have to go before Houston could add Springer or anyone else.
So, here are some questions for you as The Springer Watch grows and likely draws more attention over the next few days.
Most of the original candidates for September call-up — players like Jarred Cosart, Bret Oberholtzer, Brad Peacock, Jonathan Viller et al — are already in Houston, but there are a couple of other possibilities:
Anyone else you might like to see?