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Dexter Fowler | Outfielder | #24

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (30) / 3/22/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 195
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 14 (0) / COL
Contract: view contract details

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Cubs placed OF Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 19, with right hamstring discomfort.
Fowler was sent for an MRI after leaving Saturday's game and the club ultimately decided to give him some extended rest. Albert Almora, Jr. is making the start in center field on Monday, but Jason Heyward also figures to see some time there during Fowler's absence. Jun 20 - 6:37 PM

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The Cubs have yet to make a decision about whether to place Dexter Fowler (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list.

Fowler left Saturday's game with right hamstring discomfort and was sent for an MRI on Sunday. The Cubs appear content with waiting things out in the short-term before making a decision on his status.
Jun 20 - 6:15 PM

Dexter Fowler (hamstring) is out of the Cubs' lineup Monday versus the Dodgers.

Fowler hasn't played since leaving Saturday's game with right hamstring discomfort. He underwent an MRI on Sunday and more should be known on his status at some point on Monday. Albert Almora will start in his place in center field.
Jun 20 - 4:04 PM

Dexter Fowler underwent an MRI on his injured hamstring on Sunday.

Cubs skipper Joe Maddon said that the plan is to not rush Fowler back into action, though no determination has been made yet as to whether or not he'll require a trip to the disabled list. Expect further clarification on his status before Monday night's game against the Cardinals. Fantasy owners should have a contingency option in place if Fowler is indeed heading for an extended absence.
Jun 19 - 5:28 PM

Jesse Rogers of hears that Dexter Fowler's right hamstring injury is not considered serious.

Fowler departed Saturday's game after tweaking his hammy, but he felt better on Sunday. That presumably means that he's going to avoid the disabled list for now, although it's unclear when he might be ready to return to the Cubs' lineup. He's sitting out on Sunday, as Jason Heyward has slid over to center field and Chris Coghlan and Kris Bryant are in the corner outfield spots.
Jun 19 - 1:32 PM

Dexter Fowler left Saturday's game against the Pirates with right hamstring discomfort.

Fowler grounded out in his one at-bat and apparently tweaked something on his way to first base. Albert Almora replaced him in center field in the second inning. If it's a strain, Fowler could be headed to the 15-day disabled list.
Jun 18 - 8:44 PM

Dexter Fowler is getting the day off Wednesday.

Fowler went 2-for-5 with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Nationals, but Albert Almora will get the start in center field and bat sixth in Wednesday's late-afternoon series finale in Washington, D.C. Ben Zobrist will lead off versus Stephen Strasburg.
Jun 15 - 12:12 PM

Dexter Fowler went 2-for-5 and scored a pair of runs in Tuesday's win over the Nationals.

Fowler has been scuffling a bit of late, but he singled in the first and doubled and scored in the third in this one. It's the outfielder's first multi-hit game in his last seven contests.
Jun 14 - 10:33 PM

Dexter Fowler went 1-for-4 with a double and plated the Cubs' lone run in Friday's loss to the Braves.

Fowler's run-scoring groundout in the third inning wound up being the extent of their offense against Bud Noris and company on Friday. Fowler continues to do a tremendous job as a tablesetter atop the Cubs lineup, slashing .299/.411/.505 with seven homers, 27 RBI and six stolen bases.
Jun 10 - 11:36 PM

Dexter Fowler went 0-for-2 with a walk and two strikeouts in Wednesday's 2-1 win over the Dodgers, ending his hit streak at seven games.

Fowler collected a hit in 23 of the 26 games he played in May, so his oh-fer on Wednesday cut against his recent performance. Still, he walked in the bottom of the third and came around to score on Kris Bryant's home run. The 30-year-old is now hitting .313/.435/.527 on the year with 35 runs. He's been a top-15 fantasy outfielder and should continue to benefit from a strong top-to-bottom lineup in the Windy City.
Jun 1 - 11:07 PM

Dexter Fowler (heel) is back in Tuesday's lineup against the Dodgers.

Fowler was held out of Monday's lineup with a sore right heel, but he's going to try to give it a go. Jason Heyward will move back over to right field while Jorge Soler will play left.
May 31 - 3:21 PM

Dexter Fowler is out of the Cubs' starting lineup on Monday because of a sore right heel.

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said it's a minor thing, so we'll label Fowler as day-to-day for now. Ben Zobrist is hitting leadoff and Jason Heyward is in center field on Monday against Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood.
May 30 - 3:04 PM

Dexter Fowler will take a day off Monday.

Ben Zobrist is leading off and playing right field in the Memorial Day game versus Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood. Jason Heyward is in center and hitting second.
May 30 - 1:37 PM

Dexter Fowler blasted a leadoff home run on Saturday, sparking the Cubs offense in a 4-1 victory over the Phillies.

Fowler's leadoff shot came off Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff. It was Fowler's lone hit in four at-bats on the afternoon, bringing his season slash to .316/.429/.540 with six homers and 24 RBI.
May 28 - 4:58 PM

Dexter Fowler is not in the Cubs' starting lineup for Game 1 of Wednesday's doubleheader.

Fowler figures to start in Game 2. Jason Heyward is playing center field and Ben Zobrist is batting leadoff in the early-afternoon tilt with the visiting Padres.
May 11 - 10:42 AM

Depth Charts

C1Miguel Montero
2David Ross
3Willson Contreras
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Ben Zobrist
2Chris Coghlan
3Tommy La Stella
SS1Addison Russell
2Javier Baez
3B1Kris Bryant
2Christian Villanueva
LF1Kyle Schwarber
2Jorge Soler
CF1Dexter Fowler
2Matt Szczur
3Albert Almora
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
S1Jake Arrieta
2Jon Lester
3John Lackey
4Jason Hammel
5Kyle Hendricks
6Aaron Brooks
Relief Pitcher
R1Hector Rondon
2Pedro Strop
3Justin Grimm
4Trevor Cahill
5Travis Wood
6Spencer Patton
7Gerardo Concepcion
8Carl Edwards Jr.
9Clayton Richard
10Zac Rosscup
11Joe Nathan