Dexter Fowler

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  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 5"/195
  • Age: 29


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Dexter Fowler 2015 Postseason Stats

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Dexter Fowler Postseason Career Stats

.214 0 2 0 .450

Dexter Fowler Stats

.250 17 46 20 .757

Dexter Fowler MLB Career Stats

.267 65 291 114 .781

Dexter Fowler Bio

  • Full Name: William Dexter Fowler
  • Born: 3/22/1986 in Atlanta, GA
  • Draft: 2004, Colorado Rockies, 14th rd. (410th overall)
  • High School: Milton, Alpharetta, GA
  • Debut: September 2, 2008
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Postseason Career Stats 14 1 3 0 2 0 .214 .235 .450
2015 Stats 596 102 149 17 46 20 .250 .346 .757
MLB Career Stats 3278 539 875 65 291 114 .267 .363 .781

Dexter Fowler Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Cubs NL 690 368 87.80 217.00 -2.50 11.53 37.15
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 211.67 0.42 9.00 33.43


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September 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM ET

Fowler could excel on Tuesday

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler, a DraftKings Daily Pick, could spark the offense against the Pirates on Tuesday.

September 7, 2015 at 5:55 PM ET

Fowler goes 2-for-3 with homer, double

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler went 2-for-3 with a homer, a double, a walk and three RBIs on Monday against the Cardinals.


Dexter Fowler Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2008 Tulsa TEX

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2007 Peo Javelinas AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2007 Peo Javelinas AFL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tulsa TEX

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/16/2008 Tulsa TEX
07/28/2008 Tulsa TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tulsa TEX

TEX Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Tulsa TEX

SAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Asheville SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Asheville SAL

HWB Player of the Week

Week Team League
10/08/2006 Waikiki HWB

HWB Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Waikiki HWB

Dexter Fowler Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2012 .300 14th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2009 27 6th in NL
2013 19 19th in NL
2015 20 16th in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2012 .863 12th in NL
2014 .774 23rd in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2011 .363 16th in NL
2012 .389 7th in NL
2014 .375 9th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2012 .474 25th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2011 84 20th in NL
2015 102 4th in NL


Season BB Rank
2011 68 15th in NL
2012 68 11th in NL
2013 65 14th in NL
2014 66 12th in AL
2015 84 7th in NL


Season 2B Rank
2011 35 16th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2009 10 5th in NL
2010 14 1st in NL
2011 15 3rd in NL
2012 11 4th in NL
2014 4 21st in AL
2015 8 3rd in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2015 156 11th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2015 596 7th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2015 690 4th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2015 245 22nd in NL


Season SO Rank
2009 116 24th in NL
2011 130 15th in NL
2012 128 24th in NL
2015 154 6th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2009 10 6th in NL
2010 8 12th in NL
2011 9 10th in NL
2013 9 10th in NL
2015 7 14th in NL

Dexter Fowler Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
January 19, 2015 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Dan Straily and 3B Luis Valbuena to Houston Astros for CF Dexter Fowler.
August 13, 2014 Houston Astros activated CF Dexter Fowler from the 15-day disabled list.
August 8, 2014 Houston Astros sent OF Dexter Fowler on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
July 1, 2014 Houston Astros placed CF Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 27, 2014. Right intercostal strain
December 3, 2013 Colorado Rockies traded Player To Be Named Later and CF Dexter Fowler to Houston Astros for RF Brandon Barnes and RHP Jordan Lyles.
July 11, 2013 Dexter Fowler roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
July 8, 2013 Colorado Rockies sent CF Dexter Fowler on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 2, 2013 Colorado Rockies placed CF Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 26, 2011. Right hand bone bruise.
July 15, 2011 Colorado Rockies recalled Dexter Fowler from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 20, 2011 Colorado Rockies optioned Dexter Fowler to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 14, 2011 sent CF Dexter Fowler on a rehab assignment to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 7, 2011 Dexter Fowler roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
June 29, 2010 Colorado Rockies recalled Dexter Fowler from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 31, 2010 Colorado Rockies optioned Dexter Fowler to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
September 9, 2009 Dexter Fowler roster status changed by Colorado Rockies.
September 5, 2009 sent CF Dexter Fowler on a rehab assignment to Tulsa Drillers.
August 25, 2009 Colorado Rockies placed CF Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list. bruised right knee

William Dexter Fowler Bio Info

Named a First-Team High School All-American by both Baseball America and USA Today in his senior season of 2004…the outfielder batted .457 with 14 homers and 23 stolen bases for Milton High School in Alpharetta, GA…tabbed as 10th-best high school position player entering draft by Baseball America. Selected by Colorado in the 14th round of the June 2004 draft...signed by Rockies scout Damon Iannelli. IN THE COMMUNITY: Since his MLB debut, Dexter and his wife, Aliya, have been heavily involved in charitable efforts in both Colorado and Utah, their in-season and offseason homes...this offseason, Dexter pledged $1 to every new follower he got on twitter (@DexFowler) during the holiday season to the AND JUSTICE FOR ALL (AJFA) organization, which is based in Utah...the organization renders civil legal aid to those in need, such as battered women, homeless veterans and seniors without retirement. Acquired by Houston from Colorado in a December trade this offseason...will play the 2014 season on the second year of a two year extension he signed with Colorado on Feb. 11, 2013 ... following the 2014 season, Fowler will be eligible for arbitration and under club control for the 2015 season.


In his lone season with the Astros, he played 116 games including 110 contests in center field and four at DH...Ranked fourth in the A.L. with a 13.1 percent walk rate and his .375 on-base percentage ranked ninth...Led Houston with 66 walks and his 16 multi-walk efforts were the Astros most since Lance Berkman had 25 in 2009...In his final 104 games (dating to April 18), hit .288 (111-for-386) with 18 doubles, three triples, seven homers, 33 RBI and a .392 on-base percentage...Missed four games from April 3-7 due to gastroenteritis...Missed 40 games on the disabled list due to a right intercostal strain, June 27-August 13...Played four injury rehabilitation games with Triple-A Oklahoma City, and batted .300 (3-for-10)...Appeared on his sixth Opening Day roster and made his fourth career Opening Day start ... went 2-for-4 with two runs and two doubles Opening Day vs. the Yankees...Is the third player to record two doubles and two runs in their Astros debut, joining Vinny Castilla (May 15, 2001) and Jack Hiatt (April 8, 1971)...A day later went 2-for-4 with a leadoff homer, his first of three...The previous MLB player to record two or more runs and two or more extra-base hits in the first two games of the season was Barry Bonds in 2002...One night later, April 3 vs. the Yankees, recorded his third consecutive multi-hit game with an RBI ... only other player in franchise history to begin his Astros career with three straight multi-hit games was Ken Caminiti (July 16-July 18, 1987)...Also became the first player in franchise history with at least two hits and one run in each of his first three games in an Astros uniform...Led the A.L. in walks and on-base percentage in the month of May ... walked in a career-high nine-straight games, May 10-19...Was the first Astros player to turn the trick since Morgan Ensberg, August 2-11, 2006...Hit .288 (17-for-59) with seven walks and two homers in his first 15 games after he was activated from the D.L., August 13...Acquired from the Rockies for outfielder Brandon Barnes and righthander Jordan Lyles, December 3, 2013.


Although he played the fewest games of his career (119), 2013 marked the fifth-straight MLB season to begin his career that Fowler has had at least 415 at-bats, scored at least 70 runs, had at least 30 extra-base hits and stolen double-digit bases...hit double-digit home runs (12) for the second straight season after setting a career-high with 13 home runs in 2012...his 19 stolen bases in 2013 were the second-most of his career behind only the 27 bases he stole in his rookie campaign of 2009...played just nine games in September, and 45 games after the All-Star Break, due to multiple injuries, including a right wrist injury and a left knee injury ... began the season by batting .305 (29x95) with four doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 15 RBI in 26 games in April...the eight home runs in one month set a new career-high for him ... despite playing in a career-low games, still led the club, and finished 14th in the NL, with 65 walks ... hit .343 (61x178) with 11 doubles, one triple, seven home runs and 22 RBI in 48 games vs. NL West foes.

2012 Had his most productive MLB season to date, setting career-high marks in the following categories: games (143), hits (136), home runs (13), RBI (53), walks (68, tied 2011), average (.300), on-base percentage (.364) and slugging percentage (.474)...hit .315 (45-for-143) from the right side and .293 (91-for-311) from the left side. Set Rockies career triples record in 2012, now has 50 career triples (Neifi Perez 2nd w/ 49)...his 50 triples since first full season in 2009 are the most in the Majors (Shane Victorino 2nd w/ 46)...50th triple came in 503rd game...Elias: only player who debuted in MLB after World War II to reach 50 triples as fast as Fowler is Garry Templeton (487th game in 1979). His .389 on-base percentage was the 6th-best mark in the NL...was one of 14 NL players to hit .300 or better... .863 OPS was 12th in the NL..his .863 OPS was the 4th-highest among MLB center fielders and only Andrew McCutchen (.953) finished the season with a higher mark in the NL.Led the Major Leagues with his .379 (50-for-132) batting average in the 7th inning or greater...had 23 of his 53 RBI in that situation...also hit .298 (28-for-94) with runners in scoring position. Had two leadoff home runs, 5/28 vs. HOU (game 2) and 7/18 vs. has four career leadoff homers. Notched his first two career pinch-hit home runs in 2012, a week apart, on 5/20 vs. SEA and 5/27 at CIN. 2011 Started his third full Major League season as the Rockies starting center fielder...tied his career-high hitting at a .266 (128-for-481) clip with an on-base percentage at .363 (both also in 2009)...added a career-high with 15 triples, 45 RBI, 84 runs, 35 doubles, 68 walks, a .432 slugging percentage, 128 hits and 481 at-bats... Began the season hitting .238 (50-for-210) with 13 doubles, 5 triples and 18 RBI while striking out 66 times and walking 31 times before being placed on the 15-day disabled list with an abdominal strain...would be removed from the disabled list and optioned to Triple-A Colorado Springs on 6/20...In 24 games for the Sky Sox, he hit .237 (23-for-97) with 6 doubles, a triple, 2 home runs and 9 RBI before being recalled back to the Rockies on 7/15, where he would spend the remainder of the season...Following his promotion back to the Majors, Fowler finished the season as one of the Rockies most productive hitters, and he led Colorado in several categories from the All-Star break through the end of the season, including: hits (78), runs (51), doubles (10), triples (10), walks (37), extra-base hits (37) and total bases (135)...Fowler's 10 triples after the 2011 ASB were the most in the Majors, and his 15 triples in 2011 were the third-most in MLB...Fowler's 39 triples since the beginning of 2009 are tied with the Phillies' Shane Victorino for the most in MLB...His 37 extra-base hits after the All-Star break were the third-most in the NL...Finished the season with one of the highest batting averages with runners in scoring position among Rockies...his .304 (29-for-92) average with RISP fell behind only Gonzalez (.339), Iannetta (.310) and Tulowitzki (.305)...Fowler has combined to bat .317 (53-for-167) with 68 RBI with runners in scoring position over the last two seasons...Hit two home runs on 9/5, one from right side of the plate and the other from the left side...Fowler is just the second Rockies player in franchise history to hit a home run from each side of plate (Miles - 4/14/04)...Set the Rockies franchise record for triples (15) for the second-straight season...his 39 triples are already third on the Rockies all-time list...Walked 68 times, which was 15th in the NL and was the second-most among all Rockies (Iannetta - 70)...his 84 runs scored were also the second-most on the Rockies...only Matt Kemp (60) and Ryan Braun (52) had more runs post-ASG in the NL than Fowler's 51...In his final 64 games of the season (since 7/19), Fowler reached base safely in 56 of those games, including twice in 40 of the 64...Fowler had a hit in 47 of the 64 games and collected multiple hits in 24 of those 64 2010 In his sophomore season in the Majors with Colorado became the Rockies regular center fielder after the All-Star break after spending nearly a month at Triple-A Colorado Springs from late May to late June...Began the season on the Rockies active roster for the second straight season...batted .216 (30-for-139) with nine extra-base hits (5 2B, 3 3B, 1 HR) through the end of May before being optioned to Triple-A on 5/31...Spent 27 games with Colorado Springs Sky Sox and hit .340 (36-for-106) with 10 doubles, four triples, two home runs and 13 RBI before being recalled on 6/29...he would spend the remainder of 2010 on the Rockies active roster...Hit at least .275 in each of the final three-plus months of the season...hit a season-best .287 (25-for-87) in July...had seven doubles, four triples and two home runs in 26 games during the month of July...Would finish the season's "second-half" batting .280 (70-for-250) with 12 doubles, seven triples, four home runs and 26 RBI in 73 games...Led the Majors with his 14 triples in 2010...his 14 triples this season are a new Colorado single-season record, passing the previous record of 11 triples done four times (most recently Juan Pierre and Juan Uribe in 2001)...Has 24 triples over his first two MLB seasons...his 24 triples since 2009 are tied with Stephen Drew for the most three-baggers among MLB players...Fowler is already tied with Ellis Burks for the fifth-most triples in Rockies franchise history...Neifi Perez (49) holds the club record...The switch-hitter had a tale of two seasons from both sides of the plate in 2010...from the beginning of the season through 7/2 Fowler batted .353 (18-for-51) from the right side of the plate, then from 7/3 to the end of the season, Fowler hit just .214 (22-for-103) from the right side...he batted just .173 (18-for- 104) on the left side of the plate from the beginning of 2010 through 7/2, then turned it around from 7/3 through the end of the season by batting .309 (56-for-181) from the left side...Batted .333 (25-for-75) with 31 RBI with runners in scoring position in 2010...hit .436 (17-for-39) with RISP after the All-Star break...only Carlos Gonzalez (.350) had a higher average with RISP among Rockies regulars in a career .292 (50-for-171) hitter with RISP...Finished the 2010 season with a .996 fielding percentage...that was the highest fielding percentage among NL center fielders...Fowler made just one error in 120 games and 242 total chances in 2010. 2009 Finished first full season in the Majors with .266 avg., 29 doubles, 10 triples, 4 home runs, 34 RBI and 27 stolen bases...was 5th in NL in triples and T6th in steals...switch-hitter slugged .372 (2 HR) vs. lefties and .482 (2 HR) vs. righties...finished the season 21-for-last-52 (.404 AVG, .456 OBP, .558 SLG) from the right side...played the most games by a Rox rookie since Troy Tulowitzki (155) in 2007...shattered club rookie record with 27 stolen bases (ahead of Quinton McCracken, 17, in '96); 18th steal in his 78th game 7/9 vs. ATL...finished first half with 19 doubles - most ever by Rox rookie (ahead of Matt Holliday, 18 in 2004)...among switchhitting Rox rookies all-time, Fowler owns the records for most doubles and walks...averaged 7.33 plate appearances per walk, the best mark ever by a Rox rookie (ahead of Todd Helton's 7.34 mark in 1998)...struck out 116 times, the 2nd-most by a Rox rookie (Tulowitzki, 130 in 2007); had 4-strikeout games 6/28 at OAK and 6/10 at MIL...batted from the leadoff or No. 2 spot in the batting order in each of his first 95 games started (104 overall)...he hit leadoff more than any other player on the club, while making all of his starts as in centerfield...went 4-for-10 (.500 OBP) as a pinch-hitter...hit .324 (12-for-37) on the first pitch of an at-bat...2 of his HR's were against ARI, both off LHP Doug Davis...logged season-high 11 hits (.400 OBP) vs. SF...was on the Opening Day roster for the first time in his career at 23 years, 15 days old...he homered from each side of the plate in his first four games (no career HR's entering '09)...hit leadoff HR on 1st pitch he saw 4/8 at ARI; marked 1st career HR, Rockies first leadoff HR since Willy Taveras on 6/7/07 vs. HOU...hit RBI pinch-hit double 4/15 at CHC, 1st career pinch hit...tied a modern-day rookie record (since 1900) with 5 SB against the Padres on 4/27; the last rookie with 5 steals in one game was the Padres' Damian Jackson in 1999 (6/28/99 vs. COL)...April rankings among NL rookies: hits (T-1st-18), HR (T-2nd-2), runs (2nd-12), SB (1st-9); 9 steals in April were club rookie record...led Rox with 14 walks in May...had a SB in 4 straight games, 7/ All-Star break, led NL rookies in walks (35), runs (35), SB (14), 2nd in hits (61), T-1st in doubles...had 9 RBI in July, his most in any month of his career; hit .250 (19- for-76), 18 walks (.404 OBP), 10 runs, 10 SB in July...had 3 doubles 8/12 vs. PIT...0-for-1 as PH 8/14 at FLA snapped 8-game hit streak (.462, 12-for-26)...hit .361 (22-for-61) w/ 11 extra-base hits (6-2B, 5-3B) in August; despite going on the DL on 8/25...led all NL rookies in triples (5), OBP (.458) and SLG (.623) in August...sustained bruised right knee when he fouled a ball off his leg during his final plate appearance in the 14th inning on August 24; remained in the game and scored Rox first run of a 5-run inning during the 6-4 comeback victory over SF...missed a total of 14 games, and the club went 8-6 while he was on the DL (appeared in 3 games for the Tulsa Drillers on rehab from September 5-7, going 4-for-10 (.400) with 2 doubles, 3 walks and 3 RBI...made first start since returning from the DL 9/11 at SD and went 1-for-4...hit .236 (13-for-55) in final 20 games after coming off the DL. 2008 Began the season with Tulsa as the club's everyday center fielder before being called up to the majors Sept. 2...before being called up to Colorado, represented Team USA at the Beijing Olympics in August...finished with a .154 average (4-for-26) and 3 runs scored in 13 games of big league action...added to the 40-man roster for the first time in his career when the club purchased his contract from Double-A Tulsa Sept. 2...did not appear in any games for the Rockies until Sept. 10...played the field in 9 games for the Rockies, starting 5 games, all in center field...batted from the leadoff spot in his first 2 starts (9/10 at ATL, 9/14 vs. LAD) before batting 8th in his final 3 starts...switch-hitter recorded all 4 hits lefthanded (4-for-11)...made MLB debut as a pinch runner in the 10th inning and was caught stealing (2nd base) on 9/2 vs. SF...flied out to right field in his first MLB at-bat (as pinch-hitter in the 3rd inning) 9/3 vs. SF...became the 7th Rockie to make his big league debut, joining IF's Jonathan Herrera, Doug Bernier and Jayson Nix and P's Greg Reynolds, Cedrick Bowers and Steven of 14 rookies used by the club...first MLB start (as CF) came on 9/10 at ATL, and he notched his first career hit off Colorado native Will Ohman in the 7th inning...also scored 1st run, 1st OF assist in that game...0-for-4 in 2nd MLB start 9/14 vs. LAD...received 3rd MLB start of career 9/16 vs. SD and was on base 3 times with first career multihit game...hit .335 (141-for-421) with 31 doubles, 9 triples, 9 HR and 64 RBI in 108 games for the Double- A Tulsa Drillers, all numbers were career bests...ranked among Texas League leaders in the following categories: avg. (2nd), OBP (1st-.431), SLG (4th-.515), runs (2nd-92), triples (T-1st)...went 0-for-4 as the starting center fielder during the Futures Game at Yankee Stadium...had 20 SB, 8 CS...named Texas League Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending June 15 after hitting hit .484 (15-for-31) with 7 doubles, 5 RBI and 7 runs scored, while slugging .735 for the week...named Rockies Player of the Month for June...the primary center fielder for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers hit .373 (38-for-102) with 2 home runs 21 RBI and 3 stolen bases in June...switch-hitter also smashed 12 doubles and recorded a .569 slugging pct. for the month...awarded a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics as 2008 Team USA Olympic Baseball Team defeated Japan 8-4 in their final game. 2007 Played in just 65 games for Single-A Modesto before going on the DL for the remainder of the season with a fractured right hand...despite missing nearly half the season he still finished third on the club with 20 stolen bases and 44 walks...posted 18 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games...recorded double digit hit totals in four consecutive games from May 4-8...reached base 13 times during that four-game stretch as he had nine hits and four walks...had season-high three RBI on Opening Day vs. Visalia...switch-hitter batted .302 (19-for-63) vs. lefties and .264 (48-for-182) vs. righties...played for the Peoria Javelinas following the season and batted .224 (24-for-107) with 17 RBI in 27 games...was named to the AFLAll-Prospect Team along with being named an AFL Rising Star...tabbed by Baseball America as the third-best prospect in Colorado's farm system...was also named by the same publication as being the best overall athlete and the best defensive outfielder. 2006 Ranked tied for third in the SAL in runs scored...among the club leaders, ranked tied for first in triples, second in doubles, stolen bases and tied for second in walks...ranked 10th among Colorado's organizational leaders in batting average...hit .304 (62-for-204) on the road and .289 (58-for-201) at home...batted .296 (40-for-135) against both left-handed and right-handed hurlers (80-for-270)...hit .364 (4-for-11) with 13 RBI with the bases loaded...played 97 games in CF and posted a .964 fielding percentage (221 tc/8 e)...recorded double digit hitting streaks on 3 different occasions: 10-games from April 11-22 (.413, 19-for-46), 13-games from May 22-July 9 (.339, 20-for-59), and 10-games from August 17-29 (.438, 21-for- 48)...missed nearly the entire month of June (6/3-29) with a left ankle sprain...named to the mid-season SAL All-Star team, but did not appear in the game...hit a pair of solo home runs on Opening Day (April 6) vs. Savannah in Asheville's 6-1 victory...stole season-high three bases on Aug. 24 vs. Greensville...drove in season-best five runs on Aug. 29 at Kannapolis in the Tourists' 21-2 win...named by Baseball America as the fourth-best prospect in Colorado's farm system along with being the best athlete. 2005 Spent first professional season at rookie-level Casper...reached base in 28 consecutive home games from June 21-Sept. 8...went 3-for-5 with four runs, a double, two home runs and three RBI in 11-6 win on Aug. 26 at Ogden...appeared in 58 games in CF and one in RF...named by Baseball America as having the best outfield arm in the Rockies Minor League chain.