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Astros walk past A's, 4-3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Houston Astros scored two runs in the ninth without a hit, including Dexter Fowler's bases-loaded walk for the tiebreaking run, and beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday. Jose Veras (4-0) pitched 1 2-3 scoreless innings as the Astros (63-80) took the rubber game of the weekend series. The victory means Houston's streak of 100-loss seasons ends...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler (OF, HOU) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / AL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Dexter Fowler has had a wishy-washy season, to say the least. He has dealt with injury, and he has been a part of a somewhat anemic offense. That being said, over the last month Fowler is batting .291 which has hiked his season average up to .274. […]
Via RotoBaller
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros owner Jim Crane looks to mend fences with agent

Astros owner Jim Crane thinks his management team and one of the game’s best agents will be able to bury the hatchet. Crane talked briefly with two VIPs in front of the visiting third-base dugout on Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium: Tigers Woods and Casey Close Close, the agent to Dexter Fowler who also advised unsigned Astros draft picks Brady Aiken and Jacob Nix, is a leading...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Vazquez Establishing Himself In MLB With His Defense (Video)

When Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez almost picked off speedy Houston Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler during Thursday’s game at Fenway Park, he wowed a lot of people with his quick defensive instincts. Vazquez’s defense is how he’ll really establish himself in Major League Baseball. He’s been OK at the dish in his 22 games, but behind it he’s shown a presence...
Via NESN.com
August 15, 2014  |  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

Dexter Fowler starts rehab assignment Friday

Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler, who has been on the disabled list since June 27 with a right intecostal strain, began a rehab assignment at Class AAA Oklahoma City on Friday. He served as OKC’s designated hitter. Although the Astros are likely to have three potential center fielders when Fowler returns, Fowler’s job appears secure.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 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 taking it slow with Fowler's recovery

Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler doesn't appear to be close to returning to action, and it's not a stretch to assume that he won't be available until after the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Fowler, who's been on the disabled list since June 27 with a right intercostal strain, still hasn't swung a bat or picked up a ball, which means he's got a long way...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 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 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
July 17, 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

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
July 03, 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 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
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

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
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