Does perpetual losing actually affect player development?
worst record in the majors three years in a row. (In fairness, the Astros did sign Scott Feldman and traded for Dexter Fowler last offseason.) They collected the draft and international bonus pools that went with that record. As a reward
Dirty Rotten Baseball Scoundrels
feared hitters in baseball. Martin Prado and Dexter Fowler probably aren' t on the list. In baseball ..... clothing. Since the outset of the 2012 season, Fowler and Prado have dominated southpaws. Fowler has put up an impressive wRC+ of 136; Prado
one-run deficit in the ninth inning to win 4-3 at Oakland on Sunday. Dallas Keuchel pitched into the seventh and Dexter Fowler drove in the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded walk. The Astros have now assured themselves of avoiding 100 losses
Astros walk past A's, 4-3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Houston Astros scored two runs in the ninth without a hit, including Dexter Fowler 's bases-loaded walk for the tiebreaking run, and beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday. Jose Veras (4-0) pitched
Astros outslug Red Sox
Dexter Fowler sheds light on the importance of the Astros' 8-1 victory over the Red Sox going forward.
Astros win again behind Peacock and Altuve
9) early, scoring three runs in the first. Grossman doubled to lead off, and Altuve, Dexter Fowler and Chris Carter followed with singles. Fowler and Carter's singles drove in runs before Castro capped the inning with a sacrifice fly
Tepesch labors in Rangers loss to Astros
of the year." Jose Altuve singled in the Houston fifth and Chris Carter walked, finishing starter Nick Tepesch. Dexter Fowler reached on an infield single to set up Castro's 13th homer, a drive to right against Ramon Mendez (0-1
Fuld's homer in 9th lifts A's over Astros 5-4
innings for the win. Eric O'Flaherty allowed a solo homer to Chris Carter with two outs in the ninth before retiring Dexter Fowler for his first save since May 2013. Houston trailed 2-1 in the seventh after Coco Crisp's solo home run in the
What pace of game problem?
mind a bit. Then again, by the seventh inning, the guys who spent the whole game heckling Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler decided that they’d seen enough and went home. Or at least they went somewhere else. Can’t say I missed them
Carter's HR in 8th leads Astros over A's 4-2
the start of July. Before the game, he received a plaque honoring him as the American League player of the week. Dexter Fowler hit a solo homer for Houston to cut the lead to one in the fourth inning. Carter's shot ruined Hammel's best start