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Japan beats MLB All-Stars 6-4 in exhibition game

NAHA, Japan (AP) Yuki Yanagita drove in two runs in the eighth inning as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 6-4 Thursday in an exhibition game following their five-game postseason tour. With runners on second and third and Japan leading 3-2, Yanagita singled to center off reliever Randy Choate to give his team a two-run lead. The hosts scored another run in the eighth...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler activated

The Houston Astros lost to the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday by the score of 3-1. The loss dropped the Astros to 50-71, fourth in the American League West. The Astros saw the return of center fielder Dexter Fowler, who last played on June 26 due to a back injury. Fowler hit fourth in the lineup and went 1-for-3 with a walk in the losing effort. #451231032 / gettyimages.comOur own...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: George Springer, Dexter Fowler, Alex Presley

George Springer's return from the DL will be put on hold for at least a short while as the Houston Astros outfielder suffered a setback during his rehab game at Class A Quad Cities. MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports that Springer left his second outing early after aggravating his injured quad, but had better news about Dexter Fowler and Alex Presley, who should be starting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Dexter Fowler, Matt Albers, Jesse Crain

The Houston Astros don’t expect to get center fielder Dexter Fowler, relief pitcher Matt Albers or relief pitcher Jesse Crain back off the disabled list anytime soon, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com:#451656120 / gettyimages.comFowler has been on the disabled list since June 27 with an intercostal strain in his right side. The Astros hoped Fowler would be fully recovered following...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 12, 2014  |  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
July 08, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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
July 01, 2014  |  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
July 01, 2014  |  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

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' 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

Astros down Yankees again, 3-1

HOUSTON (AP) Dexter Fowler homered and tripled and Matt Dominguez added a home run late to help the Houston Astros take the opening series from the New York Yankees with a 3-1 win on Wednesday night.
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April 02, 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

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

2014 MLB Buyer Beware: Hitters

Welcome to Part Two of our examination of Buyer Beware candidates for 2014. Click here for Part One , which explored gambles on the mound. Hitters Dexter Fowler, Astros The nimble outfielder posted strong numbers in 2012 (.300/.389/.474, 13 homers, 72 runs, 53 RBI) before injuries limited him to just 119 games last season. A move to Houston places Fowler at leadoff in a quietly...
Via Fox Sports
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #124: Dexter Fowler | OF | HOU

In 2013, Dexter Fowler followed up his 2012 breakout season (from a power perspective) with what was arguably the best season of his career (despite only playing 119 games). Most of the missed time was due to a sore right wrist that landed him on the DL in late June. For Fowler, as with most wrist injuries, this ailment hampered him well beyond his actual time on the DL. 2013...
Via Baseball Professor
January 22, 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

The Astros Begin the Long Climb

Between free agent signings, trades, and the non-tender deadline, this past week was ridiculously busy for major league clubs. Surprisingly, the Houston Astros joined the fun by trading for Dexter Fowler and signing Scott Feldman. Jeff Sullivan already discussed the Fowler trade, so we’ll focus on the Feldman signing and what the pair of moves mean for the Astros. Feldman’s...
Via Fangraphs
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gonzlaez headed back to center field for Rockies

The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez. ''CarGo has played all three spots in the past and that's the plan right now, to move him over to center,'' general manager Bill Geivett said Wednesday. The Rockies traded...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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