The Colorado Rockies held Dexter Fowler out of last night's lineup as the center fielder continues to recover from a knee injury he sustained during Monday night's opener against the San Francisco Giants. Manager Walt Weiss didn't have a definite timeframe for Fowler's return, telling Ian McCue of MLB.com that the center fielder is day to day.
Fowler suffered the injury while attempting to steal second base during Monday's contest. Weiss told reporters that it appeared Fowler, who ultimately exited the game before the next half-inning, jammed his knee during the play.
"I think [when] he slid into the base, he kind of
jammed it a little bit," Weiss said. "I didn't see anything when it
happened, but his knee kind of stuck in the ground. I think he just landed the
Fowler was continuing to battle soreness in his bruised knee yesterday, and it remains to be determined when he'll be back in the Rockies' lineup. He was replaced by Charlie Blackmon in center field on Monday night, and last night Corey Dickerson manned center and hit leadoff for Colorado.
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