|Nov. 6 4:09 PM PT5:09 PM MT6:09 PM CT7:09 PM ET19:09 ET0:09 GMT8:09 5:09 PM MST7:09 PM EST7:39 PM VEN4:09 UAE (+1)6:09 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs have extended a $15.8 million qualifying offer to center fielder Dexter Fowler.
Analysis: Acquired in a trade with Houston last winter, Fowler shook off a slow start to help Chicago win 97 games and reach the NL Championship Series. He hit .250 with 17 homers and finished fourth in the NL with a career-high 102 runs.
|Oct. 10 5:42 PM PT6:42 PM MT7:42 PM CT8:42 PM ET20:42 ET0:42 GMT8:42 5:42 PM MST7:42 PM EST8:12 PM VEN4:42 UAE (+1)7:42 PM CT-Fowler was 2 for 5 with an RBI in Saturday's win over St. Louis in Game 2 of the NLDS.
Analysis: Fowler is giving the Cubs a spark from the leadoff spot during these playoffs, as he's 5 for 13 with a homer and four runs scored in their three postseason games.
|Oct. 8 9:52 PM PT10:52 PM MT11:52 PM CT12:52 AM ET0:52 ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST12:22 AM VEN8:52 UAE11:52 PM CT-Fowler sparked Chicago's offense by going 3 for 4 with a solo homer and three runs scored in Wednesday's wild-card game win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Fowler's in a good groove at a good time, as he's hitting .346 with eight runs scored over his last seven games.
|Sep. 8 2:43 PM PT3:43 PM MT4:43 PM CT5:43 PM ET17:43 ET21:43 GMT5:43 2:43 PM MST4:43 PM EST5:13 PM VEN1:43 UAE (+1)4:43 PM CT-Fowler had a leadoff homer and a two-run double in a 9-0 win against St. Louis on Monday.
Analysis: Fowler was batting .205 with two RBIs in his previous 12 games and was 1 for 14 in his prior four.
|Aug. 31 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Fowler had three hits in Jake Arrieta's no-hitter Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: Fowler, now batting .256, was 2 for 16 in his five games before the 2-0 win.
|Aug. 23 11:33 AM PT12:33 PM MT1:33 PM CT2:33 PM ET14:33 ET18:33 GMT2:33 11:33 AM MST1:33 PM EST2:03 PM VEN22:33 UAE1:33 PM CT-Fowler went 3 for 5 with a triple in a 9-7 win over Atlanta on Saturday.
Analysis: Fowler, now batting .256, is 18 for 39 (.462) with nine extra-base hits in his last 10 games.
|Aug. 21 12:12 PM PT1:12 PM MT2:12 PM CT3:12 PM ET15:12 ET19:12 GMT3:12 12:12 PM MST2:12 PM EST2:42 PM VEN23:12 UAE2:12 PM CT-Fowler stayed hot at the plate with two hits in a 7-1 win over Atlanta on Thursday night.
Analysis: Fowler, now batting .254, is 15 for 31 (.484) with eight extra-base hits in an eight-game hit streak. He has multiple hits in six of his last seven contests.
|Aug. 14 12:27 PM PT1:27 PM MT2:27 PM CT3:27 PM ET15:27 ET19:27 GMT3:27 12:27 PM MST2:27 PM EST2:57 PM VEN23:27 UAE2:27 PM CT-Fowler has turned things around of late and went 2 for 3 with his 12th home run in Thursday's 9-2 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: Fowler has a .339 on-base percentage on the season, but has reached at a .425 clip over his last 22 games.
|Aug. 8 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Fowler hit his 11th home run of the season while going 3 for 5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Fowler was hitting .074 in his last six games but broke out with a double, single and home run in his final three at-bats Saturday.
|June 23 5:16 PM PT6:16 PM MT7:16 PM CT8:16 PM ET20:16 ET0:16 GMT8:16 5:16 PM MST7:16 PM EST7:46 PM VEN4:16 UAE (+1)7:16 PM CT-Fowler is out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a sprained left ankle.
Analysis: Fowler is day to day after he got hurt during Chicago's 4-2 victory over the Dodgers on Monday night. He appeared to be shaken up while trying to get back to first on Anthony Rizzo's fly ball to center in the third.
|June 12 12:53 PM PT1:53 PM MT2:53 PM CT3:53 PM ET15:53 ET19:53 GMT3:53 12:53 PM MST2:53 PM EST3:23 PM VEN23:53 UAE2:53 PM CT-Fowler went 2 for 4 with his seventh home run Thursday against the Reds.
Analysis: Fowler is 11 for 30 with six runs scored in his last seven contests.
|June 11 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST3:48 PM VEN0:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-Fowler had two hits Wednesday.
Analysis: Fowler is 9 for 26 in a six-game tear.
|May 15 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Fowler filled the scoresheet Thursday against the New York Mets.
Analysis: The outfielder went 2 for 3 with a solo home run and three runs scored. He's crossed the plate nine times in his last seven games.
|May 9 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Fowler went 2 for 4 with a home run and a stolen base Friday.
Analysis: Fowler has proven to have some fantasy worth this season under Joe Maddon's direction. After stealing 11 bags last year, Fowler already has eight through 27 games.
|Apr. 23 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET1:14 ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST12:44 AM VEN9:14 UAE12:14 AM CT-Fowler left the game after the second inning Wednesday because of tightness in his groin.
Analysis: His status going forward is uncertain.
|Apr. 12 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET17:57 ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST5:27 PM VEN1:57 UAE (+1)4:57 PM CT-Fowler had two triples and the Chicago Cubs ended the Colorado Rockies' bid for their best start in team history with a 9-5 win on Saturday night.
Analysis: Fowler was 1 for 13 with five strikeouts in his first three games with the Cubs.