George Springer's future bright

Updated: April 16, 2014, 2:01 PM ET
By Christopher Crawford | ESPN Insider

Many were surprised -- and borderline disappointed -- when Houston Astros outfielder George Springer wasn't a part of the Opening Day roster, after he hit 37 homers and posted a 1.010 OPS in his time with Double-A Corpus Christi and Triple-A Oklahoma City in 2013, and many were curious if we'd see the talented outfielder before the summer.

That question was answered Tuesday night.

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Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty ImagesGeorge Springer could be a 20/20 or 30/30 guy now, but his batting average could be an issue early on.