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UConn Players In MLB

The UConn baseball program has developed an impressive crop of talent in recent years, with five former Huskies appearing in the major leagues in 2015, and others on the way. In the show 1.George Springer, Astros. At UConn: Hit a school record 46 home runs, and was the highest-drafted player in school history, No. 11 overall, in 2011. In the pros: Called to Houston early in 2014, he was having a strong rookie season before a leg injury cut it short. This season, he hit .321 in June and was on pace for a 30-homer, 30-steal season, but a fractured wrist will cost him at least six weeks on the disabled list. In 153 major league games, roughly a season, he has 33 homers, 80 RBI and some...