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DEXTER FOWLER RUMORS

Fowler a catalyst for Cubs offense

  It's cliche to say as Dexter Fowler goes, so do the Cubs. However, when looking at the numbers, that may be the case. As CSN Chicago noted,"when Dexter Fowler gets on base, the Cubs are 27-12. "That's a .692 winning percentage. That also means Fowler has scored in 27 of the Cubs' 43 wins during the 2015 season." While those are great numbers, they're only relevant if Fowler is...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fowler feels blessed to be among All-Star Candidates

Dexter Fowler may or may not make the National League All-Star team this season, but that face that he's even being considered in a big accomplishment to him.While playing in a big market has likely helped Fowler generate some votes, it's not as if he's undeserving of the nod.The Cubs center fielder has been an offensive catalyst this season and is hitting .247 through his first...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Helping Dexter Fowler Exceed Expectations for the Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs’ Dexter Fowler (24) celebrates his solo home run with third base coach Gary Jones (1) during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles) Dexter Fowler has been around the big leagues long enough to be considered a veteran. It’s about time his play has been elevated to that of his...
Via The Sports Journal
May 19, 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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