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George Springer makes Astros debut

Updated: April 17, 2014, 11:16 AM ET
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HOUSTON -- It was an eventful day for highly touted prospect George Springer, who made his major league debut in a 6-4 11th inning loss to the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night, batting second and playing right field for the Houston Astros.

While the 24-year-old outfielder had some early success, going 1-for-5 with a walk and two strikeouts, those in charge of the scoreboard did not:

Um, Gerorge? George? Uh....ok, @astros ! jeez. pic.twitter.com/xwJbLDRgdg

- Jill Reese ...

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