Major League Baseball

2015 Avg.
.242
 
Career Avg.
.270
Name  Dexter Fowler
Born  3/22/1986
Height  6-5
Weight  195
Number  24
Position  CF
Bats  S
Throws  R
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.
 
7/29/2014 10:36:00 AM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (intercostal) has yet to swing a bat or pick up a baseball.
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.
 
7/17/2014 4:56:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (intercostal) is not ready to return from the DL, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Despite not having the comforts of Coors Field (career .880 OPS there) to fall back on anymore, Fowler has put up similar numbers to last season. Unfortunately, this will be the sixth straight season in which he hasn't reached the 150-game mark.
 
7/1/2014 1:40:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 27.
Insight: Fowler hasn't been anything special this season, hitting just .270 with six homers and 24 RBI in 77 games, though he's played better at home than on the road and can be a viable option in Minute Maid Park (.290 BA, .858 OPS at home).
 
6/29/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler has missed the first two games in the series with Detroit and is questionable again on Sunday.
Insight: He's dealing with back stiffness. Fowler hasn't been anything special this season, hitting just .270 with six homers and 24 RBI in 77 games, though he's played better at home than on the road and can be a viable option in Minute Maid Park (.290 BA, .858 OPS at home).
 
6/27/2014 7:07:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler will sit out Friday against Detroit. SOURCE: Evan Drellich, Houston Chronicle
Insight: He's dealing with back stiffness. Fowler hasn't been anything special this season, hitting just .270 with six homers and 24 RBI in 77 games. Alex Presley (.232, 3 HR, 8 RBI) will get the nod at center field.
 
Hot6/5/2014 10:56:00 PM
Description: Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler reached base four times Thursday against the Angels.
Insight: Fowler has hit .306 with a sky-high .473 on-base percentage (19/26 K/BB) in his last 25 games.
 
Hot5/17/2014 8:03:00 PM
Description: Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler has posted an on-base percentage of .600 in his last seven games.
Insight: Fowler has gone 9-for-23 with 12 walks in that span. He was 3-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and two runs Saturday against Chicago.
 
4/9/2014 5:06:00 PM
Description: Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler (illness) will return to the lineup Wednesday, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: A bout of gastroenteritis landed Fowler in the hospital and caused him to miss four straight games before pinch hitting Tuesday. Fowler is hitting .462 with four extra-base hits and five runs this season.
 
4/8/2014 7:44:00 PM
Description: Though Dexter Fowler wasn't in the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays, the Astros center fielder hopes to play on Wednesday night. SOURCE: Houston Chronicle
Insight: Fowler has sat out five games in a row because of an illness. He's played well when he's been out there, logging six hits in his first 12 at bats.
 
4/7/2014 10:31:00 AM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (viral gastroenteritis) could miss the series in Toronto which starts Tuesday, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Fowler was off to a torrid start batting .500 with a 1.583 OPS over the first three games, but this illness has already forced him to miss an entire series and possibly more.
 
4/6/2014 12:48:00 PM
Description: Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler (illness) will sit out Sunday and likely won't play Monday, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle.
Insight: Fowler (6-for-12, four extra-base hits) was in the hospital with gastroenteritis on Saturday. He was released but hasn't rejoined the team yet and manager Bo Porter said he's not a given to play in the Toronto series, which begins Tuesday.
 

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