Dexter Fowler RUMORS & NEWS

  • No All-Star return from DL for Fowler, after all

    Chicago Sun-Times "After batting four times as the DH in a minor-league rehab game Friday, center fielder Dexter Fowler pulled the plug on his effort to fast-track his return from the disabled list in time to play in Tuesday’s All-Star game. The Cubs say their leadoff hitter suffered no setback with his..." July 10

  • Dexter Fowler will stay on DL list when Cubs return home Monday

    Chicago Tribune "Less than two weeks after center fielder Dexter Fowler was placed on the 15-day disabled list as no more than a precautionary measure, the Cubs' leadoff hitter likely won't return until next weekend. "I haven't really penciled him in to do anything yet until I get some more confirmation from..." July 03

  • Cubs place Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list

    Hardball Talk "The Cubs have placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list due to right hamstring discomfort, Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago reports. The club recalled pitcher Carl Edwards, Jr. from Triple-A Iowa. Fowler left Saturday’s game against the Pirates after tweaking his hamstring..." June 21

  • Cubs hope Fowler's hamstring issue not serious

    MLB.com "There was no official word on Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler's status after he left Saturday's 4-3 win against the Pirates after the first inning with right hamstring discomfort. Fowler grounded out to third to lead off the bottom of the first and struggled running down the first-base line...." June 19

  • 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

    CBSChicago.com "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 MLB.com 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

    CBSChicago.com "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