Found July 07, 2013 on
MLB Injury News:
Colorado Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler completed an
important step yesterday in his recovery from a right hand injury. Fowler has
resumed swinging, as he took dry cuts yesterday afternoon, according to Thomas Harding of MLB.com.
Considering Fowler is dealing with a hand injury, swinging
is the final stage of his rehab before he’s cleared to return or begin a minor
league rehab assignment. While dry swings are an important step, Fowler still
has to progress to the point where he’s able to complete batting practice
without issue before he’s able to rejoin the Rockies or sent out on his rehab
At this point, manager Walt Weiss isn’t sure if Fowler will
require time in the minors before rejoining the team. The outfielder is
eligible to return from the disabled list on Thursday when the team opens a
four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Rockies are missing their center fielder. Over 304 plate
appearances, Fowler hit .291/.390/.473 with 13 doubles, two triples, 10 home
runs and 12 stolen bases in 14 attempts.
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