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  1. Dexter Fowler has been getting help from Barry Bonds

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT

    Oh, nothing, just Dexter Fowler being coached by arguably the greatest hitter in baseball history.

  2. Dexter Fowler taken to hospital with stomach virus

    Apr 5, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT

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    Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler went to the hospital Friday due to a stomach bug.

  3. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 4, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

    A's celebration

    Discover the one weird trick Coco Crisp used to hit a walkoff home run in last night’s Mariners-A’s game. The answer may shock you!

  4. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 3, 2014, 6:59 AM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    The Blue Jays 2013 plan worked out pretty well for their second game in 2014. And Jonathan Papelbon shows us the meaning of accountability. In his own special way.

  5. GM Jeff Luhnow says Astros “likely to keep” veterans at trade deadline

    Mar 30, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Jeff Luhnow

    That the Astros are in rebuild mode is no secret. In the past, they had been pawning off veteran players in an effort to usher in a youth movement, but GM Jeff Luhnow says the Astros aren’t likely to be sellers at this year’s trade deadline. Jesse Crain and Jerome Williams are eligible to become free…

  6. 2014 Preview: Houston Astros

    Mar 26, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    George Springer Carlos Correa

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Houston Astros. The Big Question: One hundred losses again, right? Depends on how long the Astros keep their prospects on…

  7. Dexter Fowler wasn’t gritty enough to be the Rockies’ center fielder

    Mar 25, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

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    All this time I thought they played baseball games and then I read this from Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post and find out that — Jiminy Christmas! — they’re wrestling in gutters! That’s how Kiszla puts it, anyway, after acknowledging that the Rockies have a hole in center field now that they traded away…

  8. MLBPA and George Springer’s agent considering filing grievance over service time

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

    George Springer

    Recently, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Astros offered top prospect George Springer a seven-year, $23 million contract last September. As Matthew Pouliot explained earlier this week, it was a way for the Astros to guarantee themselves a bargain while giving Springer the playing time in the Majors he obviously wants. Springer, though,…

  9. The Astros are playing dirty pool with a top prospect

    Mar 19, 2014, 10:04 PM EDT

    George Springer

    We know this is how it works. Phenoms get fewer September callups than they used to, and they rarely debut on Opening Day. Instead, it’s June that’s become the popular time for debuts, all in the name of delaying arbitration and free agency eligibility. On the one hand, it kind of sucks: much of the…

  10. 2014 Preview: Colorado Rockies

    Mar 3, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki Getty

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Colorado Rockies. The Big Question: Can the Rockies get back over the .500 mark? Rookie manager Walt Weiss led…

  11. What are the Astros aiming for exactly?

    Feb 3, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

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    Having finished with baseball’s worst record three straight years, the Astros have mastered the art of being bad. And it’s worked out for them; thanks to their early draft picks and some veteran-for-prospects trades, they now boast one of the game’s very best farm systems. That left the Astros with a decision to make entering…

  12. Rockies acquire Drew Stubbs from Indians for Josh Outman

    Dec 18, 2013, 1:50 PM EDT

    Drew Stubbs

    It sounds like the Rockies are committed to playing Carlos Gonzales is center field after trading away Dexter Fowler, but they’ve picked up an alternative just in case. Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that the Rockies have acquired Drew Stubbs from the Indians in exchange for left-hander Josh Outman. Stubbs is probably best suited for…

  13. Report: Rockies acquire Brett Anderson from Athletics

    Dec 10, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT

    Brett Anderson Getty

    4:32 p.m. EST update: FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Rockies are acquiring Anderson from the A’s in return for left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-hander Chris Jensen. Anderson’s addition will likely leave Juan Nicasio and Jordan Lyles battling for one spot in Colorado’s rotation. The A’s still have six starters without him, a total…

  14. Rockies trade Dexter Fowler to Astros for Jordan Lyles

    Dec 3, 2013, 5:25 PM EDT

    Rich Dauer, Dexter Fowler, Pedro Alvarez

    Trade rumors have been swirling around Dexter Fowler for a while now and the Rockies have sent the center fielder to the Astros in exchange for right-hander Jordan Lyles and outfielder Brandon Barnes. Fowler is 27 years old with two seasons remaining before free agency and the Astros’ payroll is so low that the fact…

  15. Rockies “open to trading” Dexter Fowler

    Nov 26, 2013, 1:13 PM EDT

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    In addition to their “heavy interest” in Justin Morneau the Rockies are also involved in trade talks for Mark Trumbo of the Angels and various Royals relievers, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post. And what would Colorado be giving up in a potential swap? Renck reports that “opposing executives have said for weeks…

  16. Umpire Wally Bell dies at age 48

    Oct 14, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT

    Wally Bell

    Sad news coming out of Ohio on Monday night: Wally Bell, who just finished working the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS series last week, has passed away of an apparent heart attack, according to the Youngtown Vindicator. “One on my dearest friends,” fellow umpire John Hirschbeck told Youngstown’s WFMJ. “We worked together for 11 years. He was like…

  17. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 29, 2013, 6:49 AM EDT

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    Braves 5, Cardinals 2: That was somewhat unexpected. A less-than-dominant Braves team sweeps the best team in the National League. The key was Kris Medlen allowing two runs on eight hits. The key all series was good starting pitching from the Braves. So of course the big talking point everyone has is how Jason Heyward…

  18. Dexter Fowler placed on disabled list with sore wrist

    Jul 2, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT

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    Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports that the Rockies have placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list because of a sore right wrist. Edgmer Escalona was activated and added to the Colorado bullpen in a corresponding roster move. Fowler’s 15-day disabled list stint is retroactive to June 26, so he will be…

  19. Dexter Fowler sent for MRI on hand

    Jun 27, 2013, 7:38 PM EDT

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    Dexter Fowler was able to avoid a trip to the disabled list after he was hit in the right hand by a pitch two weeks ago, but he might not be so lucky this time around. According to Troy Renck of the Denver Post, Fowler was scheduled to go for an MRI on his right…

  20. Dexter Fowler could hit the DL

    Jun 20, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Colorado Rockies

    The Rockies have already lost Troy Tulowitzki. Dexter Fowler could be next: Hitting in cage painful for #Rockies #LosRockies CF @DexterFowler24. May have another X-ray to make sure right ring finger isn’t fractured. — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) June 20, 2013   Fowler hurt the finger against the Nationals a week ago when he was hit…

  21. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 14, 2013, 6:45 AM EDT

    New York Yankees v Oakland Athletics

    Athletics 3, Yankees 2: Looking at the Yankees side of the box score and noting Robinson Cano‘s contributions compared to everyone else’s and this comes to mind. Mark Teixeira, Travis Hafner, Kevin Youkilis and Vernon Wells combined to go 0 for 28 with 12 strikeouts in this marathon game. And while, yes, hats off to…

  22. Troy Tulowitzki out 4-6 weeks with broken rib

    Jun 13, 2013, 10:33 PM EDT

    Troy Tulowitzki

    UPDATE: Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports that Tulowitzki is expected to miss 4-6 weeks. The Rockies will likely recall Josh Rutledge to replace him on the active roster, but it’s going to tough to hang around in the playoff race without him. 9:39 PM: Terrible news for the Rockies. Troy Renck of the Denver Post…

  23. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2013, 6:49 AM EDT

    St. Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds

    Cardinals 11, Reds 4: I’ll take “Improbable scores for an extra-inning game for $200, Alex.” It was already 7-4 in the top of the 10th when Matt Holliday came to the plate but he hit a grand slam off Curtis Partch to truly ice the game. J.J. Hoover was charged with six of the seven…

  24. Jacoby Ellsbury sets Red Sox record with five steals

    May 31, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Jacoby Ellsbury,  Jimmy Rollins

    Jacoby Ellsbury reached base in five of his six plate appearances last night and wreaked havoc on the Phillies once he was there, setting a Red Sox record with five steals. Ellsbury stole all five off catcher Erik Kratz, who came into the game having thrown out 40 percent of steal attempts during his career.…

  25. Dexter Fowler robbed Adrian Gonzalez of a homer

    May 2, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT

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    Adrian Gonzalez hit a homer in the first inning of last night’s Dodgers-Rockies game. He had what should have been a homer in the third inning too, but Dexter Fowler decided one was enough: The game was long and blah and most of the crowd left before it was over, but that is one nice…

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