Springer launched a 2-0 fastball from Walker deep into the Houston night, and for a while, it didn't look like the ball was going to come down. The ball eventually did land well over the bleacher seats in left field at Minute Maid Park, marking Springer's 16th home run in 2014.
The 24-year-old is now batting .247/.353/.486 in 286 plate appearances this season.
His home run Monday night was a pretty stunning example of what made Springer such a highly touted prospect down in the minors:
Listen to the sound of the ball off Springer's bat.