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DEXTER FOWLER RUMORS

Should the Cubs sign Dexter Fowler to an extension?

Dexter Fowler has had arguably his best season in the big leagues in the year prior to becoming a free agent. The Cubs acquired Fowler from the Astros in January for Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily. Valbuena was surprisingly productive as a Cub from 2012-2014, but hasn’t been quite as successful this season with the Astros in large part because UZR thinks he’s been a worse fielder...
Via Obstructed View
2 days ago  |  Discuss

As we step away from the abyss…what about Dexter Fowler, Cub for life?

The Chicago Cubs enter Wednesday night’s game against the Detroit Tigers in fairly decent position, sandwiched exactly between the Pittsburgh Pirates (3 games back) and San Francisco Giants (3 games up) for the second National League Wild Card spot.  Tuesday night’s rain-delayed and Jason Hammel‘d game wasn’t a victory, but it did show us something about this team in...
Via World Series Dreaming
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fowler, Russell, and Soler keys to Cubs second half surge

The Chicago Cubs never fully reached their full potential in the first half of the year. It took them until late July to show the league what they are capable of. The Cubs went on a nine game win streak and won 16 of 18 games at one point. A big reason for that hot streak was Dexter Fowler, Addison Russell, and Jorge Soler. Those three players have turned their season around here...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Dexter Fowler needs to turn it around

Chicago Cubs centerfield, Dexter Fowler, is off to the worst start to a season in his eight-year career. Fowler was traded to Chicago from Houston for third baseman Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily this past offseason. The Chicago Cubs had a glaring hole at the leadoff spot last season, and Dexter Fowler was brought in to fix that. So far this year he has not fixed it liked...
Via isportsweb.com
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler is the man. Cubs 6, Rockies 5 (4/12/2015)

OSS: Dexter Fowler returns to Coors and makes a deposit. Three Up 1. Dexter Fowler is officially a Cub now. With 2 out, 1 on, down 1, 0-2 count, Fowler laced a shot into the second level on the right field. Fowler finished the game 2-5 with the dinger, and finished the series with 12 total bases and 2 walks. Defensively, I can start to see some warts, but in Coors Field it’s really...
Via Obstructed View
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Fowler is a game changer

Just when we thought the Chicago Cubs were done making significant additions this off-season, the team officially announced on Monday the acquisition of outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Houston Astros for struggling minor league starting pitcher Dan Straily and the on-base juggernaut infielder Luis Valbuena. Before the trade, the Cubs were set to enter 2015 with unproven prospect...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The Fans, The Metrics, and Dexter Fowler

Dexter Fowler played 959 innings in center field for the Astros in 2014, which is noteworthy mostly because he was traded to the Cubs on Monday, but also because of how poorly the defensive metrics rated him for those 959 innings. By Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) he was 20 runs below average and by Ultimate […]
Via Fangraphs
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler strikes back as Colorado Rockies front office continues looking incompetent

Dexter Fowler lashed back at Dan O'Dowd's criticism.The Colorado Rockies front office seems to pride itself in outside-the-box thinking. That thinking is clearly causing confusion not only outside of the organization, but within their own clubhouse.On Sunday in the Houston Chronicle, former Rockies outfielder Dexter Fowler responded to comments that Rockies general manager Dan O...
Via Rockies Review
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros rumors: Shin-Soo Choo edition

The Houston Astros are in need of some help. Coming off a horrifying 51-111 campaign that ended with 15 straight losses, the Astros are ready for change. They have a bounty of young prospects and a few good pieces, but the Astros need a cog in their lineup that they can rely on for top-level production. Normally, the Astros would be nowhere near contention for such a player. They...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies trade Dexter Fowler to Houston Astros for next to nothing

Dexter Fowler is no longer a member of the Colorado Rockies.When the Colorado Rockies went to the World Series in 2007, there was so much optimism in the hearts of Rockies fans everywhere.Not only had the Rockies youth movement hit their stride, but they also had a kid named Dexter Fowler in the minors named Dexter Fowler who was the crown jewel of a farm system that produced the...
Via Rockies Review
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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