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Dexter Fowler
Birthdate: 3/22/1986 (31 y, 5 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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SeasonThrough 2 - 0GABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Through 2 - 01330000000000000000.000
2009Through 2 - 06156822213711162617000000.393
2010Through 2 - 06154771274011623010000100.222
2011Through 2 - 06143861475022841311101000.326
2012Through 2 - 073609523220011635112000100.383
2013Through 2 - 05644741310111173019000100.295
2014Through 2 - 062477919163000103127010000.404
2015Through 2 - 0756410318104133938111010000.281
2016Through 2 - 0585077186417792607100100.360
TotalThrough 2 - 050842167613991284161661250974221400.330

SeasonThrough 2 - 0BB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOBABIPwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Through 2 - 00.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.000.0000-0.8.000-100
2009Through 2 - 031.7 %8.5 %3.71.393.585.6071.193.214.4382212.6.515213
2010Through 2 - 029.9 %13.0 %2.30.222.455.352.806.130.256133.9.384125
2011Through 2 - 047.7 %12.8 %3.73.326.659.5811.240.256.4002514.9.535233
2012Through 2 - 036.8 %12.6 %2.92.383.611.4331.044.050.4682312.5.478190
2013Through 2 - 040.5 %12.2 %3.33.295.581.4321.013.136.353178.7.464185
2014Through 2 - 039.2 %8.9 %4.43.404.633.4681.101.064.4632011.2.495229
2015Through 2 - 036.9 %10.7 %3.45.281.544.5161.059.234.2942412.2.461198
2016Through 2 - 033.8 %9.1 %3.71.360.584.9001.484.540.3062616.6.579271
TotalThrough 2 - 037.0 %10.9 %3.38.330.579.5301.109.200.36916991.7.486204

SeasonThrough 2 - 0GB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%PitchesBallsStrikes
2008Through 2 - 02.000.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %1486
2009Through 2 - 01.1225.0 %39.6 %35.4 %5.9 %5.9 %10.5 %0.0 %36.7 %40.8 %22.5 %8.2 %59.2 %32.7 %397241156
2010Through 2 - 01.2518.2 %45.5 %36.4 %0.0 %6.3 %10.0 %0.0 %45.5 %22.7 %31.8 %18.2 %54.6 %27.3 %390225165
2011Through 2 - 02.4325.0 %53.1 %21.9 %0.0 %28.6 %11.8 %0.0 %60.6 %18.2 %21.2 %24.2 %36.4 %39.4 %426271155
2012Through 2 - 01.4329.2 %41.7 %29.2 %0.0 %7.1 %5.0 %0.0 %41.7 %37.5 %20.8 %12.5 %56.3 %31.3 %468282186
2013Through 2 - 01.8925.7 %48.6 %25.7 %0.0 %11.1 %11.8 %0.0 %45.7 %40.0 %14.3 %22.9 %40.0 %37.1 %361224137
2014Through 2 - 01.1322.0 %41.5 %36.6 %0.0 %0.0 %5.9 %0.0 %31.7 %34.2 %34.2 %19.5 %53.7 %26.8 %375237138
2015Through 2 - 00.9122.2 %37.0 %40.7 %0.0 %13.6 %5.0 %0.0 %40.7 %35.2 %24.1 %11.1 %53.7 %35.2 %470297173
2016Through 2 - 01.1814.0 %46.5 %39.5 %0.0 %41.2 %0.0 %0.0 %39.5 %44.2 %16.3 %11.6 %53.5 %34.9 %358231127
TotalThrough 2 - 01.2922.4 %43.7 %33.9 %0.8 %13.6 %7.2 %0.0 %41.7 %35.1 %23.1 %15.1 %51.7 %33.1 %325920161243