Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 11/9/14
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Fowler has been a huge surprise.Who is this guy?Dexter Fowler, suddenly a guy more fitting of the cleanup role, launched two home runs on Friday night, both of which came when the game was tied, helping the Rockies to a 7-5 victory at Petco Park in San Diego.It defies reality. Fowler has always been talented. He was one of the most highly touted prospects in Rockies history. However, he wasn't highly thought of because of his power. The skinny center fielder was known for his speed, for his defense, and overall athleticism. He was never thought of as a guy who would hit for power.Both home runs were absolutely crushed. The 9th inning home run off of Huston Street was to the deepest part of the park, well into the night when it is nearly impossible to hit a ball out of Petco Park. In fact, the ball was hit so hard, there was no doubt that it was leaving the yard.What is baffling is that Fowler's power is coming from the left side of the plate. Less than two years ago, there w...
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