George Springer (knee) day-to-day

Updated: July 12, 2014, 2:15 AM ET
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HOUSTON -- Astros rookie outfielder George Springer was scratched from Friday night's game against Boston with discomfort in his right knee.

He was replaced in the lineup by L.J. Hoes, who played right field. Hoes went 0-for-3 with a walk in the Astros' 8-3 loss to the Red SoxRobbie Grossman, who was first listed as playing right field, moved to center field to take over for Springer.

Springer is hitting .238 and leads the team with 19 home runs and 50 RBIs. He is listed as day-to-day.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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