Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.237
 
Career Avg.
.267
Name  Dexter Fowler
Born  3/22/1986
Height  6-5
Weight  195
Number  24
Position  CF
Bats  S
Throws  R
6/26/2015 6:25:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler (ankle) is back int he lineup.
Insight: Fowler did not start the past two games, but was able to pinch-hit in each contest. He is ready to roll for Friday night.
 
6/25/2015 11:25:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler is again not in the Chicago lineup versus the Dodgers on Thursday.
Insight: Fowler suffered a sprained ankle on Monday. Manager Joe Maddon used him as a pinch hitter on Tuesday, but he is apparently is still not ready to start.
 
6/24/2015 4:09:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler is again not in the Chicago lineup versus the Dodgers on Wednesday.
Insight: Fowler suffered a sprained ankle on Monday. Manager Joe Maddon used him as a pinch hitter on Tuesday, but he is apparently not ready to start. Matt Szczur will play center field.
 
6/23/2015 4:26:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Monday's game with an apparent sprained left ankle and has been downgraded to out for Tuesday's game against the LA Dodgers.
Insight: Fowler appeared to suffer the injury when heading back to a base to tag up. He stayed in the game until his next at-bat where he was pinched hit for. He was to have X-rays so we should know more soon.
 
6/23/2015 10:16:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Monday's game with an apparent sprained left ankle and is questionable for Tuesday's game against the LA Dodgers.
Insight: Fowler appeared to suffer the injury when heading back to a base to tag up. He stayed in the game until his next at-bat where he was pinched hit for. He was to have X-rays so we should know more soon.
 
6/22/2015 10:16:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Monday's game versus the Dodgers with an apparent leg injury according to the Daily Herald.
Insight: Fowler appeared to suffer the injury when heading back to a base to tag up. He stayed in the game until his next at-bat where he was pinched hit for.
 
6/22/2015 4:44:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler is a stunning 16-for-38 (.421) against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw. Update: Fowler in not in the starting lineup.
Insight: Not many hitters can say they own a .400 batting average against this three-time Cy Young Award winner, particularly one who is a career .268 hitter.
 
6/22/2015 10:18:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler is a stunning 16-for-38 (.421) against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Not many hitters can say they own a .400 batting average against this three-time Cy Young Award winner, particularly one who is a career .268 hitter.
 
6/7/2015 12:50:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler is 3-for-17 (.176) hitter versus Nationals left-hander Jordan Zimmerman.
Insight: Fowler does have a home run as one of those three hits, but he has also struck out seven times. If there are better options, avoid Fowler on Sunday.
 
6/1/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler scored a pair of runs in the, 5-1, victory over the Marlins on Monday.
Insight: Fowler was 1-for-4 with a walk. He scored on Anthony Rizzo's double in the first and Kris Bryant's double in the seventh. Fowler should score a lot more runs this season hitting in front of those two guys, so he is a must-add in all leagues.
 
Hot5/23/2015 10:57:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler has scored at least one run in 12 of the last 14 games.
Insight: Fowler should continue the hot streak on Saturday against Rubby de la Rosa, who he is a career 3-for-6 against. He is batting .265 with five homers, 13 RBI, 10 SB and is second in the league with 31 runs scored.
 
4/23/2015 10:48:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Wednesday's game with right groin soreness and is out for Thursday against the Pirates.
Insight: He was lifted in the third inning for Chris Denorfia. Fowler has been a decent contributor this season despite his mediocre .246 batting average with 10 runs scored and four stolen bases to go a long with a home run and four RBI.
 
4/23/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Wednesday's game with right groin soreness and should be considered questionable for Thursday against the Pirates
Insight: He was lifted in the third inning for Chris Denorfia. Fowler has been a decent contributor this season despite his mediocre .246 batting average with 10 runs scored and four stolen bases to go a long with a home run and four RBI.
 
4/22/2015 8:18:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Wednesday's game with right groin soreness.
Insight: He was lifted in the third inning for Chris Denorfia. Fowler was 1-for-1 before exiting. Hopefully the injury is not serious.
 
4/17/2015 5:38:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler was 3-for-5 with a run scored in the loss against the Padres on Friday.
Insight: Fowler scored on a Jorge Soler's single in the fifth. Fowler also had his third double of the season. He is hitting .282 with one home run and four RBI in nine games this season.
 
4/12/2015 7:40:00 PM
Description: Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler was the hero Sunday versus Colorado.
Insight: With the Cubs down 5-4 with two outs in the ninth, Fowler took LaTroy Hawkins deep for a two-run shot. It was his first homer in a Cubs uniform.
 
9/8/2014 11:43:00 AM
Description: Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler drew a game-winning walk against the Athletics on Sunday as Houston won, 4-3.
Insight: Fowler went 1-for-3 with the game-winning RBI. The A's intentionally walked Jose Altuve ahead of Fowler with two runners on base. The center fielder drew a five-pitch walk to bring in the go-ahead run. Fowler has drawn 61 walks in 99 games this season and posts a healthy .378 on-base percentage.
 
8/26/2014 10:55:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler has batted .280 with two homers, four RBI, six runs and a steal since he returned from the DL.
Insight: Fowler missed more than six weeks due to an intercostal strain. He went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Tuesday against Oakland and is batting .272 with eight homers, 28 RBI, 49 runs, seven steals and a .785 OPS this season.
 
8/12/2014 5:38:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (intercostal) will be activated Wednesday, according to Brian McTaggart of mlb.com.
Insight: Fowler has never played more than 143 games in a season and will barely cross 100 even if he stays healthy for the rest of this season. He's been out since late June due to an intercostal strain. Fowler will return to a .270 average, six homers, 24 RBI, 43 runs, six steals and a .774 OPS.
 
8/11/2014 10:47:00 AM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (intercostal) has three rehab games under his belt, going 3-for-8, at Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Insight: Fowler has put up solid numbers when on the field (.270, 6 HR, 24 RBI, 43 runs in 76 games), but he's continuing his streak of never having played more than 143 games in a season. He should be back later this week.
 

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