Dexter Fowler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Tony Clark is unhappy with the media after the Dexter Fowler snafu

    Hardball Talk "Tony Clark, the executive director for the MLB Player’s Association, hasn’t been the biggest fan of the media. A former major leaguer himself, Clark would like to reduce the media’s access to the clubhouse when the next collective bargaining agreement is negotiated, John Perrotto notes in a column..." February 29

  • Levine: White Sox Offered Dexter Fowler A 2-Year Deal "The story of outfielder Dexter Fowler re-signing with the Cubs seems to have had so many moving parts, including a two-year offer from the White Sox, who submitted more than the $17 million the Cubs ultimately gave Fowler to return to the North Side. The difference is the White Sox’s offer didn’t..." February 27

  • Dexter Fowler’s agent, Casey Close, is upset with the Orioles and the media over erroneous report

    Hardball Talk "Dexter Fowler became the big ticket item of the day when his reported three-year deal with the Orioles was never finalized and he ended up signing a one-year deal with the Cubs. The Baltimore and national media reports reported the deal in no uncertain terms. As Craig Calcaterra wrote earlier,..." February 26

  • Fowler spurns Orioles, agrees to 1-year deal with Cubs

    Chicago Tribune "Outfielder Dexter Fowler is back with the Cubs on a one-year deal, with a mutual option for the 2017 season. "This is where my heart is," said Fowler, who confirmed he turned down a three-year offer from another team, believed to be the Baltimore Orioles. Fowler returns to the Cubs after..." February 25

  • Report: Orioles sign Dexter Fowler to a three-year deal

    Hardball Talk "MASN’s Roch Kubatko is reporting that the Orioles have signed outfielder Dexter Fowler to a three-year deal. ESPN’s Buster Olney hears that it’s for “about $35 million”. Having already forfeited their first round draft pick to sign Yovani Gallardo — which is still not yet official — the Orioles..." February 23

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    #orioles have been talking to Fowler's agent about 2 year deal for around $24 million, plus an option, per source.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Executives believe it'll be very difficult for Dexter Fowler to get more than the 2-year, $20 million deal that Howie Kendrick got from LAD.

  • Should the Cardinals pursue Dexter Fowler?

    Viva El Birdos "Possibly because Valentine's Day is just around the corner (although spring training fast arriving likely factors in), Anthony Castrovince of played matchmaker this afternoon with the best free agents still available on the market and paired Dexter Fowler up with the Cardinals. Here's the..." February 09

  • The White Sox and Rangers want Dexter Fowler

    SB Nation "There are still worthwhile free agents out there! That's upsetting news for those still looking for a job, but hey, you want something to read and we want something to write, so it's not so bad for the two of us, yeah? One of those free agents is Dexter Fowler, who has a couple of teams attached..." February 02

  • Dexter Fowler plays the waiting game in free agency

    CSN Chicago "The sense is Dexter Fowler returning to Wrigley Field as Joe Maddon’s “You go, we go” leadoff guy is highly unlikely, but the Cubs won’t completely shut the door on that remote possibility until he signs somewhere else. The White Sox didn’t turn Fowler into their SoxFest splash over the..." February 02

  • Why in the Heck is Dexter Fowler Still a Free Agent?

    Baseball Essential "Coming into free agency as a 29-year-old, bouncing off the best year of his career, Dexter Fowler should have been on the top of several lists this season. His offense was solid with a slash line of .250/.346/.411, an OPS of .757. He got 149 hits, 46 RBIs (and that is low because he was the..." January 30

  • Cubs, White Sox Continue To Express Interest In Dexter Fowler "With just more than three weeks until spring training begins, outfielder Dexter Fowler is still a free agent and looking for a new team. Fowler, who will turn 30 in March, had his best season in 2015 in many offensive areas of his game, as he scored 104 runs and was a catalyst for the Cubs’..." January 28

  • Howie Kendrick and Dexter Fowler are still free agents for some reason

    SB Nation "Dexter Fowler isn't the best outfielder around, especially since there are questions about just how well he can handle center field. Even considering that, though, his bat is legitimate -- Fowler has hit .270/.367/.420 for a 110 OPS+ over the last five seasons -- and he's been at least an average..." January 21

  • Theo Epstein wants to bring Dexter Fowler back to the Cubs

    Hardball Talk "Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported yesterday that Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein plans to talk to soon-to-be free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler about staying in Chicago. If Fowler decides to test the market, however, the Cubs are prepared to consider other..." October 24

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    Chicago Cubs @Cubs

    Dexter Fowler was removed from tonight's game due to right groin tightness. #Cubs

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    Houston Astros @astros

    #Astros officially acquire IF Luis Valbuena and RHP Dan Straily from the Cubs in exchange for OF Dexter Fowler.

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    Bruce Levine @MLBBruceLevine

    Breaking news -Cubs close to completing trade for Houston CF Dexter Fowler .

  • Cubs get Dexter Fowler from Astros

    ESPN Chicago "The Houston Astros have traded outfielder Dexter Fowler to the Chicago Cubs for infielder Luis Valbuena and right-handed pitcher Dan Straily. The Cubs announced the move on Monday. Fowler, 28, hit .276 with eight homers and 35 RBIs last year in his only season with the Astros, who acquired..." January 19

  • Report: Blue Jays, Astros discuss Dexter Fowler

    Hardball Talk "According to’s Jon Morosi, the Blue Jays and Astros have had discussions regarding center fielder Dexter Fowler, who is a year away from free agency. One year after acquiring him from the Rockies, the Astros see Fowler as expendable with both George Springer and Jake Marisnick..." December 03

  • Astros place Dexter Fowler on disabled list

    CBS Sports "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..." July 01

  • Rockies sign Justin Morneau; trade Dexter Fowler to Houston

    Denver Post "In a series of corresponding moves, the Rockies have begun shaping their everyday lineup for next season. On Tuesday, they traded center fielder Dexter Fowler to the Houston Astros to clear payroll to sign free-agent first baseman Justin Morneau. The Rockies ironed out the final details Tuesday..." December 04

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Mariners are still looking for outfield bats via trade, sources say. Matt Kemp and Dexter Fowler are on their wish list. @FOXSports1

  • Rockies trade Fowler to Astros for Jordan Lyles, Brandon Barnes

    CBS Sports "The Astros have acquired center fielder Dexter Fowler and a player to be named later from the Rockies in exchange for right-hander Jordan Lyles and outfielder Brandon Barnes, both teams announced." December 03

  • Rockies say Tulo, CarGo and Cuddyer will stay but listen on Fowler

    CBS Sports "The Rockies are telling teams that stars Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer are unavailable in trade, but they did talk to a couple teams about center fielder Dexter Fowler. The Cardinals are said to have been one of the teams to inquire about Fowler, but people close to the..." November 12

  • Dexter Fowler rebound required if Rockies want to recover

    Denver Post "If the Rockies manage to rebound to respectability in the final third of the season the key could very well be the bat of center fielder Dexter Fowler. In April when the Rockies streaked to a 16-11 record Fowler hit .305 with a .411 on-base percentage. Eight of his 12 homers came in April..." August 11

  • Rockies about to welcome back Troy Tulowitzki, Dexter Fowler

    Denver Post "The standings insist the Rockies are contenders. Now would be a good time to start acting like one. It's a two-part plan: Get healthy and get serious about acquiring more pitching. The first part is finally coming together, Band-Aids peeling away, ice packs melting with the return of shortstop..." July 11

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    Fowler will be activated Thursday.. Tulo likely to be activated.. Both will workout before the game. Obviously, they are desperately needed

  • Tulowitzki, Fowler will rejoin Rockies on Thursday to be re-evaluated

    Denver Post "With their hazards flashing and steam flickering from the hood on this trip, the Rockies received good news late Tuesday night. Three-time all-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and starting center fielder Dexter Fowler will rejoin the Rockies in Los Angeles on Thursday and be re-evaluated. If..." July 10

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    Troy Renck @TroyRenck

    Tulo and Fowler will play tonight in Colorado Springs. Tulo will get 2 at-bats. Fowler will play 7 innings.

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    #Rockies #LosRockies X-rayed @DexterFowler24's injured right ring finger tonight, and no fracture was revealed. He was hurt last Thursday.

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    Thomas Harding @harding_at_mlb

    Hitting in cage painful for #Rockies #LosRockies CF @DexterFowler24. May have another X-ray to make sure right ring finger isn't fractured.

  • Fowler gives Rockies wild win in 10th over Padres at Coors Field

    Denver Post "Resilient was not a word associated with the 2012 Rockies. A year later, it's beginning to fit the team like Carlos Gonzalez's gold glove. In their crazy 8-7 victory over the Padres on Sunday at Coors Field, the Rockies saw starter Juan Nicasio chase perfection for 5 innings, only to watch a..." June 10

  • Dexter Fowler vows to take it from top, boost offense for 2013

    Denver Post "Dexter Fowler is chock-full of cool. He walks in with Jordans on his feet, and a smile smuggled from a toothpaste commercial. But mention last season, and he simmers. "I just really want to win. I got (upset) with myself last year, and (upset) with the (guys)," Fowler said Thursday before..." February 16

  • Dexter Fowler agrees to a two-year contract with Rockies for $11.6 million

    Denver Post "Dexter Fowler's winter of uncertainty has come full circle with some financial security. The Rockies avoided arbitration with Fowler on Monday, signing him to a two-year, $11.6 milion contract. The center fielder hit a career-best .300 with .389 on-base percentage and .475 slugging percentage..." February 12

  • Rockies, Dexter Fowler avoid arbitration with two-year contract

    CBS Sports "The Rockies and outfielder Dexter Fowler have agreed to a two-year deal, avoiding arbitration, the club announced Monday. The contract will pay Fowler $11.6 million, according to's Jon Heyman. Fowler, 26, had a career year in 2012. The switch-hitter had a .300/.389/.474 (117 OPS+)..." February 11