Dexter Fowler CF CHC 2 days ago

Fowler went 3-for-6 with a double, an RBI and a run scored in Tuesday's win over the Cardinals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

This marks Fowler's second three-hit game in his past four starts as the Cubs' leadoff man continues to rake. Unfortunately, he hasn't gotten much reward for it -- just one run scored and two RBI. Still, Fowler already has 31 runs scored this season and is on pace for a robust 114 on the season.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 5 days ago

Fowler went 3-for-5 with a solo homer Saturday at the Giants.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler's fifth homer brought the Cubs within two runs in the ninth inning of a losing effort. He's now hit safely in 12 of his last 14 games, and he's slashing .324/.445/.547.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 2 weeks ago

Fowler is not in the lineup for Game 1 of the Cubs' doubleheader against the Padres on Wednesday.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler has been the everyday leadoff man and center fielder this season, but he'll take a seat for Game 1 as manager Joe Maddon shifts Jason Heyward over to center. Heyward will bat second, while Ben Zobrist takes over the leadoff spot.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 3 weeks ago

Fowler went 2-for-4 with a triple, RBI, walk and a run scored in Saturday's 8-5 victory over the Nationals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The veteran leadoff hitter shows no signs of a slowdown, as his .333/.419/.481 line in May closely mirrors his stellar body of work throughout the course of the season so far. Fowler has hit safely in six of the month's seven games to date, and already has nine hits, two doubles, Saturday's three-bagger and four walks to his credit as well. His .343 average, .460 OBP, and 35 hits are all team-high figures.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 3 weeks ago

Fowler was ejected from Thursday's game against the Nationals at the end of the third inning.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler was arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Vic Carapazza and did enough to get himself tossed from the contest. He was replaced by Jason Heyward (wrist) in center field.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 3 weeks ago

Fowler went 2-for-5 Sunday with a double, a run scored and his third stolen base of the season.

Competitive Edge Analysis

He continues to rake at the top of the Cubs' batting order, and Fowler is now hitting .350/.470/.613 and has already crossed the plate 20 times this season while adding three homers and 15 RBI. He's not going to keep up that pace, as his previous career high in OPS is just .863, but given the bats behind him he seems well-positioned for his second consecutive season with 100 or more runs scored.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 1 month ago

Fowler is back in the lineup Tuesday, batting leadoff against the Brewers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler was given the day off for Sunday's series finale in Cincinnati, but he'll draw back in to his usual spot atop of the order for Tuesday's matchup. He'll have a tough matchup however as he'll be facing Milwaukee's ace in Jimmy Nelson. In 9 career at-bats against Nelson, Fowler has collected two hits while striking out five times.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 1 month ago

Fowler is out of the lineup Sunday against the Reds, MLB.com's Carries Muskat reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler has started the season off strong, but has been especially hot of late, posting a 1.260 OPS over his last six games. He'll be rewarded with a day of rest, giving way to Jason Heyward in center field while Tommy La Stella is tasked with the leadoff role.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 1 month ago

Fowler homered, his third, as part of a 2-for-4 game with a run scored and an RBI in Monday's win over the Cardinals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fowler is on a roll to begin the season, as he also doubled to raise his extra-base hit total to eight in just 13 games. Fowler is now hitting .386/.509/.727, has a brilliant 9:12 BB:K ratio, and already has 10 runs and 10 RBI, putting him on a ridiculous pace of 125 each. Even if he cools off, hitting atop this Cubs lineup is bound produce some big numbers for Fowler this season.

Dexter Fowler CF CHC 1 month ago

Fowler was 1-for-3 with a three-run homer in Saturday's 6-2 victory over the Rockies.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The veteran centerfielder launched a 2-1 David Hale offering in the seventh for his second homer of the season. Fowler's torrid pace has helped make up for Anthony Rizzo's and Kris Bryant's lackluster starts, and he's now slashing an eye-popping .417/.553/.722 line over his first 11 games.