Dexter Fowler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ozzie Smith influenced Fowler's decision to sign with Cardinals

    USA Today "It is 8:02 in the morning, and the St. Louis Cardinals clubhouse is quiet. The door swings open. It’s Dexter Fowler, the Cardinals’ new center fielder. He walks into the room, yells out to no one in particular, stops off at his locker, walks to the clubhouse stereo, turns it on, and cranks..." March 06

  • Dexter Fowler reacts in perfect way to fans upset about recent comments on Trump

    CBS Sports "New Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler has been in spring training with his new club for a few days now, and over the weekend he managed to upset some fans. Fowler, whose wife was born in Iran, made some comments about President Donald Trump’s travel ban against seven predominantly Muslim..." February 20

  • Fowler reveals family affected by Trump's travel ban

    12 Up "The first few weeks of the Trump presidency have been controversial to say the least in the United States, with the low point likely being the travel 'ban' which effected people trying to fly into the U.S. from specific Muslim-majority countries. Of course, there are two sides to every coin,..." February 19

  • Anthony Rizzo’s hilarious greeting to Dexter Fowler: ‘I can’t talk to you anymore’

    Chicago Tribune "Anthony Rizzo had a few words for Dexter Fowler at Kris Bryant’s wedding last weekend. “I said it’s 2017, so I can’t talk to you anymore,” Rizzo said jokingly to his former teammate, who signed last month with the rival St. Louis Cardinals. “But it’s just a friendly rivalry. I want to see him..." January 14

  • Cardinals go 'over the top' to catch Fowler

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When outfielder Dexter Fowler stepped off his flight at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Thursday night, set to become the Cardinals’ next center fielder, a Southwest Airlines employee greeted with him a bag of the company's signature peanuts. He’ll go nuts for St. Louis, the official..." December 09

  • Fowler to wear McGwire's No. 25, but he's honoring Bonds

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Dexter Fowler has a smile as wide as a Phil Cuzzi strike zone. He's likable and loquacious and has a personality that when he says, “Nice to meet you,” he may, actually, honestly, find it nice to meet you. “And my mentor,” Fowler said, “is Barry Bonds.” Wait? Perhaps the most-likable player..." December 09

  • Fowler agrees to deal with Cardinals, source says

    ESPN "Dexter Fowler is set to switch teams in the National League Central. The center fielder will be in St. Louis on Friday for a physical with the Cardinals after the sides agreed to a deal Thursday, sources told ESPN's Mark Saxon, confirming a story first reported by KSDK-TV. The agreement..." December 08

  • Fowler searching for multi-year deal worth $18M annually

    ESPN "As possibly the top free-agent outfielder currently available, Dexter Fowler likely won't come cheap. Fowler's camp believes they can get a multiyear deal worth $18 million per year, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals..." December 02

  • Blue Jays reportedly looking at Dexter Fowler, Adam Eaton

    Larry Brown Sports "The Toronto Blue Jays have a couple of targets in mind as they aim to strengthen the top of their order. According to a report by Jon Morosi of MLB Network on Friday, the Blue Jays are looking at lefty-hitting leadoff men with good on-base percentages, including Chicago Cubs free agent..." November 18

  • Dexter Fowler declines Cubs' qualifying offer

    Chicago Tribune "During the same week in which some Cubs will be recognized for their individual achievements, team executives will continue to sculpt their 2017 roster. Free agent center fielder Dexter Fowler, as expected, declined the Cubs' one-year qualifying offer of $17.2 million. The Cubs will receive a..." November 14

  • Dexter Fowler will decline the Cubs’ $17.2 million qualifying offer

    Hardball Talk "Outfielder Dexter Fowler will decline the Cubs’ $17.2 million qualifying offer and become a free agent, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports. Fowler declined his $9 million mutual option for the 2017 season on Sunday. Though Fowler had a tough time as a free agent last offseason, he’s better..." November 09

  • Dexter Fowler Declines Mutual Option

    MLB Trade Rumors "Fowler is now officially a free agent, per Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times (Twitter link). Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler will decline his half of a $9MM mutual option and re-enter the free-agent market, Fowler himself said on ESPN’s Sportscenter last night (via ESPN News..." November 06

  • Dexter Fowler gifts Cubs with 108 bottles of scotch

    TMZ "They've done the champagne and the beer ... but now the Chicago Cubs are getting hooked up with some fancy scotch -- courtesy of Dexter Fowler. The Cubs outfielder is gifting 108 bottles of Johnnie Walker Blue Label to his coaches, teammates and front office people ... so says a rep for the..." November 05

  • Dexter Fowler throws shade at Rockies after winning World Series with Cubs

    Sportsnaut "Dexter Fowler doesn’t have any love in his heart for the team that drafted him, the Colorado Rockies. Fowler and the Chicago Cubs broke a 108-year World Series drought when they beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 Wednesday night. At the microphone after the Cubs’ victory parade, he threw some..." November 04

  • Dexter Fowler says he will become a free agent

    ESPN "Chicago Cubs fans might be getting their first taste of bad news after the total euphoria of a World Series win. Dexter Fowler says that he will become a free agent. Fowler signed a one-year deal this past offseason with a mutual option with the Cubs for 2017. He apparently won't be picking up..." November 03