Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain.
Springer suffered the injury trying to make a sliding catch on a foul ball in the eighth inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox. Springer was playing in his first game back after missing the previous four with a stiff back.
Springer is batting .308 this season with 17 home runs 43 RBIs.
Houston recalled outfielder Derek Fisher from Triple-A Round Rock to take Springer's spot on the roster.
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