DEXTER FOWLER NEWS

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler still not doing baseball activities

The Houston Astros used a 17-hit attack to defeat the Chicago White Sox on Sunday by the score of 11-7. The offensive outburst was good to see from an Astros team that is 23rd in the league in runs scored. Matt Dominguez and Marwin Gonzalez each had three hits for the Astros, who again played without center fielder Dexter Fowler, who still is not doing baseball activities since...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler not ready to play Friday

Houston Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler will not be able to play Friday against the Chicago White Sox, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle:Fowler won’t be ready to go tomorrow manager Bo Porter says. "I think it's straight day-to-day, he's better but he's not ready to play"— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) July 17, 2014By EricEnfermero (Own...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler, Collin McHugh

The Houston Astros hope to activate center fielder Dexter Fowler from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday following the All-Star game, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. McTaggart also says starting pitcher Collin McHugh has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a finger injury, retroactive to July 7. Collin McHugh has been placed on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 7...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Astros rookie George Springer makes catch full speed into wall

Houston Astros rookie George Springer, whose call up signified the turning of a corner for the Astros from punching bag, to team with punch, continues to make highlight reel plays.  It could be a tape measure home run, or amazing catches in the outfield.  Today was the latter, as Springer ran full speed to the deep centerfield gap to run down what appeared to be a sure extra base...
Via Reading Between The Seams
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Alex Presley, Jason Castro, Dexter Fowler, Brady Aiken

Houston Astros center fielder Alex Presley appears to be DL-bound after suffering an oblique strain during last night's win over the Texas Rangers. The Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich tweeted that an Astros source had told him Presley would be placed on the DL:Source says Presley going to DL. Writing was on the wall post game. Really too bad for him doing well as a starter—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler expected to return when eligible

The Houston Astros fell to 36-50 following a 5-2 defeat to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. An offense which is 26th in runs scored, continue to struggle, managing just three hits off Mariners' pitching and struck out ten times. Marwin Gonzalez and **** Hernandez homered for the Astros. On the injury front, Dexter Fowler is improving and is expected to be ready to come off...
Via MLB Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve should be an All-Star

Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros is currently fourth amongst American League second basemen in All-Star voting.  He trails Dustin Pedroia of the Boston Red Sox, Ian Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers and votes leader Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners.  This is one of the downsides of fan voting.  The 5-foot-6 Venezuelan is the current Major League Baseball hits leader, having...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler hits DL with intercostal strain

The Houston Astros are calling up prospects Domingo Santana, Enrique Hernandez and Kevin Chapman. To open roster spots they placed center fielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list. They demoted Jonathan Villar to Triple-A and righty Jerome Williams was designated for assignment.#450132200 / gettyimages.comFolwer was acquired by the Astros and he is a great option atop...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros place Dexter Fowler on disabled list

Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retrocative to June 27, amid a flurry of roster moves. Fowler has an intercostal (ribcage) strain. Also, the Astros designated pitcher Jerome Williams for assignment and optioned shortstop Jonathan Villar to Triple-A. As corresponding moves, pitcher Kevin Chapman, infielder **** Hernandez and outfielder...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler, Dallas Keuchel

The Houston Astros fell to the Seattle Mariners on Monday by the score of 10-4. The Astros scored all four runs on home runs by George Springer and Marwin Gonzalez. With the loss, the Astros dropped to 36-48, last place in the American League West. On the injury front, Dexter Fowler is progressing slowly from a back injury, while Dallas Keuchel should be ready to return later...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler makes diving catch, goes sliding another 10 feet (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Dexter Fowler turned on the jets to rob Trevor Plouffe of extra bases on Friday night with a sweet diving catch. The best part of the catch was how Fowler went sliding another 10 feet after making the grab. It was as if he landed on some slick grass […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ball hit by Dexter Fowler disappears through right field wall (GIF)

Among the many fun things about sports is the possibility of seeing something rare while watching a game. What happened to Dexter Fowler on Wednesday falls into that category. Leading off in the bottom of the first inning, Fowler hit a ball to right field that landed just out of reach of the diving Kole […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Astros’ Jon Singleton promoted to majors, agrees to historic extension

The Houston Astros acquired first baseman Jonathan Singleton as part of the Hunter Pence trade to Philadelphia in 2011. At the time, he was a highly touted prospect with a high ceiling. Now, three years later, Singleton isn’t only getting his first call up to the major leagues, he’s agreed to a historic contract extension. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle first reported...
Via Sports-Glory
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Springer, Fowler lead Astros past White Sox

There could be a sad day this year or next, if Dexter Fowler becomes too pricey for a big-market franchise run with a small-market attitude, and he has to pass the Astros’ center field job to George Springer. Those two have something good brewing playing side by side, and they’ve been together only a month. In a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday, Fowler and Springer...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Alex Avila Throws Out Dexter Fowler on Challenged Call at Second

The Detroit Tigers caught a break in the ninth inning of their 2-0 win over Houston on Monday, as the Astros’ Dexter Fowler attempted — and failed — to advance from first to second on a pitch in the dirt. Alex Avila blocked closer Joe Nathan’s low delivery, then gunned Fowler at second on a close play. The Astros challenged that Fowler had beaten the throw, but the call was...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Dexter Fowler rejoins team on Monday, but not in lineup

The Houston Astros entered Monday afternoon's game with the Los Angeles Angels with a 3-3 record, a game behind the Seattle Mariners in the American League West. The Astros have been playing without Dexter Fowler since Thursday night, who has been battling a stomach virus that put him in the hospital on Friday night. The good news is that he has rejoined the team, although...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros outfielder Fowler to remain home indefinitely

Dexter Fowler needs more time to recover from a stomach virus before coming back to the ballpark. The Astros center fielder was hospitalized for Friday night before he was released Saturday because of gastroenteritis. The plan was to have him report to Minute Maid Park on Sunday, even if he couldn’t play right away. Fowler instead will remain at home indefinitely, and it’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fowler released from hospital; Castro nears return

Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler was released from Houston Methodist hospital on Saturday, manager Bo Porter said after a 5-1 loss to the Angels. The Astros’ hottest hitter was admitted to the hospital on Friday with viral gastroenteritis. Fowler is expected to be at the ballpark on Sunday, although it’s unclear whether he’ll be able to play immediately. He was treated...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Dexter Fowler was in hospital Friday night with stomach virus

The Houston Astros dropped to 2-2 on the season following an 11-1 blowout loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Friday. Lucas Harrell and Jerome Williams gave up a combined 11 runs on 14 hits in 6 2/3 innings. Alex Presley started in center field for Dexter Fowler, who missed the game with a stomach virus.  Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Evan Drellich at Ultimate Astros, Fowler...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler sent to hospital with stomach issues

Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler was in the hospital Friday night because of a stomach bug, Astros manager Bo Porter said after an 11-1 loss to the Angels at Minute Maid Park. Porter was considering a late visit to Fowler in the hospital. “They’re running some tests and we’ll have more information once they finish running the tests,” Porter said Friday night. “But he’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Fowler gets 3 hits, leads Astros over Braves 7-5

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) New Houston center fielder Dexter Fowler, hitting .318 this spring, was 3 for 3 with a walk in leading the Astros to a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
Via FOXSports.com
March 24, 2014  |  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...
Via Rockies Review
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler sidelined with sore neck

Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler was scratched from Wednesday’s game against the Tigers because of neck stiffness. The team said it was a precautionary measure. “I’m fine, I’m fine,” Fowler said. “I slept on it wrong. You ever gone to sleep and you forgot you went to sleep? Or you didn’t realize you went to sleep? That’s what happened. And I woke up like this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

AL West Predictions

  Jacob Papke MLB Writer   5) Houston Astros (60-102) Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports   After a complete rebuild for what now seems like a decade the Astros are finally starting to see some of their top prospects reach the majors and just in time after posting the 3 worst seasons in team history. Now while I do not believe the Astros will improve much during he 2014 season they...
Via TopSportsReport
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

New CF Fowler steps in seamlessly to lead Astros

Dexter Fowler had spent his entire career with Colorado before an offseason trade to the Houston Astros. But the center fielder isn't taking the quiet approach of a new guy. He's already perfectly at home with Houston, taking over a leadership role this young team desperately needed. He says: ''It's a good chance to get to nurture the guys ... I'm trying...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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