Wed, 13 Aug 2014 09:41:33 -0700
The Houston Astros activated OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:17:28 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) is set to be activated from the disabled list Wednesday, Aug. 13.
Fantasy Tip: Jake Marisnick is expected to move to right field when Fowler comes back, with Robbie Grossman starting mostly in left field. The setback for George Springer (quadriceps) will give Grossman a little longer shelf life in the Houston outfield.
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:19:04 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) has a good chance of returning before the team's road trip starts Thursday, Aug. 14, according to manager Bo Porter.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 10:25:41 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) went 2-for-3 in his first rehab game with Triple-A Oklahoma City Friday, Aug. 8.
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:50:52 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) took batting practice Thursday, August 7, with Triple-A Oklahoma City. Fowler will begin his rehab assignment Friday, August 8.
Fantasy Tip: Fowler is worth a look in the majority of leagues.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:30:40 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) is "days away" from going on a rehab assignment, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow.
Fantasy Tip: Check to see if Fowler is available in your league. His previous owner may have ditched him. Fowler should return to an everyday outfield role when he's back from the DL, and he will be useful in deep mixed leagues.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 07:09:23 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) will travel with the team this week and is feeling better. However, it's unknown when he'll begin a rehab assignment.
Fantasy Tip: Fowler could begin taking batting practice this week and shouldn't be too far away from returning.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:22:52 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) said he is feeling better every day Thursday, July 24, but he still does not have a timetable for his rehab. General Manager Jeff Luhnow expects Fowler to begin his rehab assignment sometime during the team's 10-game homestand, which beings Friday, July 25.
Fantasy Tip: Fowler justifies his injury-prone label annually and hasn't begun any baseball activities yet. When healthy he is a valuable asset in all formats, so consider adding him before the pack.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:57:30 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (ribs) remains on the 15-day disabled list due to his right intercostal strain. He missed his 20th straight game Tuesday, July 22. It is impossible for Fowler to reach 140 games played, the seventh of his eight full big league seasons he has failed to reach the mark. Manager Bo Porter and general manager Jeff Luhnow each indicated his timetable is unclear. Fowler is doing some exercises, but also resting and taking treatment and not doing any baseball activities yet.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:14:43 -0700
Houston Astros OF Dexter Fowler (intercostal) will not be activated from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, July 12, and is hoping to return for the team's first series after the All-Star break, which begins Friday, July 18.