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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||465.00||10.00||.265||40.00||68.00||13.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Pittsburgh||12||3||0|| .400|| .250|| .250|
|vs Marquis (Career)||8||2||1|| .625||.333||.250|
|vs RHP||59||18||1|| .369|| .492|| .305|
|Last 10 Games|
Dexter Fowler shakes off injury, returns to Cubs lineup
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(4/24/15) Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler returned to the Cubs lineup after missing his first start of the season.
Fowler left Wednesday's game with a groin injury and sat out Thursday. He returned to center and the leadoff spot in the order on Friday.
The Cubs are -110 money line favorites at Cincinnati.
Cubs' Dexter Fowler unable to start Thursday for first time in 2015
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(4/23/15) Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler was absent from the starting lineup Thursday against the Pirates after leaving Wednesday's game due to a groin injury. Rookie Kris Bryant started in center field Thursday for Chicago.
Thursday was the first time all season Fowler did not start in center field. Although, he said he is available to pinch-hit, per MLB.com. He is batting .246 with one home run, two triples, three doubles and four RBI in 14 games.
"If I had to play, I probably could," Fowler said Thursday, per MLB.com.
Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler leaves with groin injury
|by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com|
|(4/22/15) Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler left Wednesday's game against the Pirates with a groin injury, the team announced.
"We'll see how it feels when I wake up [Thursday] morning," Fowler said after the game, per MLB.com. "I stole a base and stuff after [he felt it]. It didn't really bother me running too much. It just started tightening up a little bit."
Fowler was pulled in the third inning with Chris Denorfia came into to pinch hit and then took center field in the next half inning. Fowler went 1 for 1 in the game and is hitting .246 in 57 at-bats this season.
Three multi-hit games in last four for Cubs' Dexter Fowler
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(4/20/15) Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler went 2 for 5 on Sunday, marking the third time in four games that he's had multiple hits. He's 7 for his last 18 and has scored at least one run in each of the last four games.
The hot stretch has brought Fowler's average to .271 and his OPS to .819.
Cubs' Dexter Fowler hits game-winning home run against Rockies
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(4/12/15) Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler hit what would wind up being the game-winning two-run home run in Sunday's 6-5 win over the Rockies.
Fowler took an 0-2 pitch from LaTroy Hawkins in the top of the ninth inning over the right field fence. This gave the Cubs the lead, which was held in the bottom of the ninth. Fowler's now hitting .238 for the season.
"LaTroy has a history of getting me out," Fowler said, via MLB.com. "I get 0-2 right there, and I'm sitting there like, 'Man, not again.' I stepped out and took a deep breath. Hats off to my teammates. They battled in that inning. Welington [Castillo] comes in and gets a key at-bat, [Arismendy Alcantara's] walk, that sets the table for everything."
Fowler now has one home run and four RBI through the first week of the season.
|2014 summary: Leaving Coors Field didn't hurt Dexter Fowler's production that much in his first season as a member of the Astros, though missing roughly one-quarter of the season with an intercostal strain didn't help. In the 116 games Fowler did play, he hit .276 with a .375 on-base percentage, but he produced just eight home runs and 11 stolen bases. The one area that Coors Field did provide Fowler with an edge was triples, and he hit only four of them with Houston.|
Playing time status: Fowler has never played as many as 145 games in any season, and he played in fewer than 120 games in each of the last two years. Figure that Fowler will likely spend some time on the disabled list again this season.
2015 outlook: Fowler doesn't produce enough in any of the traditional 5x5 categories to have standard mixed league value in Rotisserie leagues. His high walk rates do make him a marginal choice in points leagues; in 2014, he finished 41st among outfielders in Fantasy points per game. In those formats, he's a reasonable use of a late- or reserve-round pick.
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|4/28/15||PIT||8:05 pm||Jeff Locke|
|4/29/15||PIT||8:05 pm||Gerrit Cole|
|5/1/15||MIL||2:20 pm||Wily Peralta|
|5/2/15||MIL||2:20 pm||Mike Fiers|
|5/3/15||MIL||2:20 pm||Jimmy Nelson|
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|5/5/15||@ STL||8:15 pm||Adam Wainwright|