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Dexter Fowler
Birthdate: 3/22/1986 (31 y, 7 d)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 6-4/175     Position: OF
Drafted: 2004 June Amateur Draft - Round: 14, Pick: 9, Overall: 410, Team: Colorado Rockies
Contract: $82.5M / 5 Years (2017 - 2021)
RotoWire News: Fowler (illness) went 1-for-3 with a RBI and a run in Wednesday's spring league game. (3/22/2017)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: From his surprise entrance in spring training to his lead-off home run in Game 7 of the World Series, Dexter Fowler was a catalyst at the top of the order for the Chicago Cubs. Always the patient hitter, Fowler is exactly the type that any team would proudly boast at the top of their lineup. He swung at only 39% of pitches, with a minuscule 8.0% swinging strike rate. That lent itself to a 14.3% walk rate that ranked fifth among major league outfielders on his way to a .393 on-base percentage, representing a career mark for him. We also saw the power stroke more than we've become accustomed to with Fowler, as he posted a .171 isolated power that was his highest mark since 2012, totaling 13 home runs, 25 doubles, and seven triples. That almost equaled his power production from 2015 in nearly 140 fewer at-bats due to injury. His two years in Chicago saw Fowler post his lowest swing rates and highest contact rates of his career. Only two outfielders in the NL have walked more than Fowler in the last two years. That should bode well as he moves to the top of another offensively stout lineup in St. Louis. (Randy Holt)

The Quick Opinion: Dexter Fowler represented the ideal presence at the top of the Chicago lineup in 2016, seeing a lot of pitches, with a 14.3% walk rate, and making a lot of contact, while generating more power than we've seen from him, as indicated by his highest ISO (.171) since 2012. His keen batting eye and added pop should mean big things for him in a new setting in 2017.

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Seasonas R to RightGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008as R to Right1110000000000000000.000
2009as R to Right31353912921002000004000.343
2010as R to Right26343512732003000001100.353
2011as R to Right2329316132000000002000.207
2012as R to Right27293211631112000003000.379
2013as R to Right23242511721111000001000.458
2014as R to Right2230308710003000000000.267
2015as R to Right25272810810114000001000.370
2016as R to Right1820209522002000000100.450
Totalas R to Right196229241795017933170000012200.345

Seasonas R to RightBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.3.000-100
2009as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.343.343.457.800.114.34350.6.347100
2010as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.353.353.559.912.206.35362.0.391130
2011as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.207.207.448.655.241.2072-1.1.27353
2012as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.379.379.6551.034.276.35773.2.439163
2013as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.458.458.7501.208.292.43574.0.520224
2014as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.267.267.300.567.033.2672-1.4.25159
2015as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.370.370.519.889.148.34651.6.384146
2016as R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.450.450.7501.200.300.45053.0.501219
Totalas R to Right0.0 %0.0 %0.00.345.345.537.882.192.3363911.7.378129

Seasonas R to RightGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2008as R to Right0.00100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %422
2009as R to Right0.4724.1 %24.1 %51.7 %6.7 %0.0 %28.6 %30.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %18.0 %53.9 %28.2 %1314289
2010as R to Right0.5321.2 %27.3 %51.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %17.1 %62.9 %20.0 %1435885
2011as R to Right0.3514.8 %22.2 %63.0 %11.8 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %22.6 %51.6 %25.8 %1103971
2012as R to Right0.4226.1 %21.7 %52.2 %8.3 %8.3 %0.0 %55.6 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %15.6 %53.1 %31.3 %862759
2013as R to Right0.2122.7 %13.6 %63.6 %0.0 %7.1 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %28.0 %56.0 %16.0 %742351
2014as R to Right0.5033.3 %22.2 %44.4 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %10.0 %63.3 %26.7 %973958
2015as R to Right0.7522.2 %33.3 %44.4 %8.3 %8.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %14.3 %53.6 %32.1 %943658
2016as R to Right0.6721.1 %31.6 %47.4 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %25.0 %45.0 %30.0 %732647
Totalas R to Right0.4723.6 %24.5 %51.9 %5.6 %2.8 %5.9 %45.5 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %18.3 %55.2 %26.6 %812292520