Dexter Fowler

William Dexter Fowler (Daddy Long Legs) (twitter: @DFowler24)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: March 22, 1986 in Atlanta, GA
High School: Milton HS (Milton, GA)
Drafted
by the Colorado Rockies in the 14th round of the 2004 amateur draft.
Signed August 17, 2004. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 2, 2008 (Age 22)
Teams (by GP): Rockies/Astros 2008-2014
2014 Contract Status: 3rd-Year Arb Eligible (Super 2), 2 yrs/$11.6M (13-14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 4.168, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Excel Sports Mgmt, previously: Scott Boras [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2008 22 COL NL 13 27 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .154 .185 .154 .339 -12 4 0 1 0 0 0 /89
2009 23 COL NL 135 518 433 73 115 29 10 4 34 27 10 67 116 .266 .363 .406 .770 94 176 4 1 14 3 1 *8 RoY-8
2010 24 COL NL 132 505 439 73 114 20 14 6 36 13 7 57 104 .260 .347 .410 .757 92 180 5 2 7 0 0 *8
2011 25 COL NL 125 563 481 84 128 35 15 5 45 12 9 68 130 .266 .363 .432 .796 103 208 6 6 7 1 3 *8
2012 26 COL NL 143 530 454 72 136 18 11 13 53 12 5 68 128 .300 .389 .474 .863 119 215 5 0 6 2 1 *8
2013 27 COL NL 119 492 415 71 109 18 3 12 42 19 9 65 105 .263 .369 .407 .776 102 169 5 6 4 2 1 *8
2014 28 HOU AL 10 40 38 7 9 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 11 .237 .275 .447 .722 103 17 1 0 0 0 0 *8
7 Yrs 677 2675 2286 383 615 123 54 41 212 83 41 327 599 .269 .363 .424 .787 101 969 26 16 38 8 6
162 Game Avg. 162 640 547 92 147 29 13 10 51 20 10 78 143 .269 .363 .424 .787 101 232 6 4 9 2 1
COL (6 yrs) 667 2635 2248 376 606 120 53 40 210 83 41 325 588 .270 .365 .423 .788 101 952 25 16 38 8 6
HOU (1 yr) 10 40 38 7 9 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 11 .237 .275 .447 .722 103 17 1 0 0 0 0
NL (6 yrs) 667 2635 2248 376 606 120 53 40 210 83 41 325 588 .270 .365 .423 .788 101 952 25 16 38 8 6
AL (1 yr) 10 40 38 7 9 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 11 .237 .275 .447 .722 103 17 1 0 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2008 22 COL NL 13 27 -4 -0 0 1 0 -3 -0.4 1 -2 -0.3 .473 .498 -0.4 0.1 -3 /89
2009 23 COL NL 135 518 -1 5 1 -11 2 -3 -0.4 16 13 1.2 .498 .498 2.3 -0.9 24 $401,000 *8 RoY-8
2010 24 COL NL 132 505 -4 3 -0 2 2 3 0.2 16 18 1.7 .502 .502 1.5 0.4 16 $406,000 *8
2011 25 COL NL 125 563 6 2 1 -3 3 8 0.9 17 25 2.5 .507 .505 2.7 -0.1 28 $424,000 *8
2012 26 COL NL 143 530 14 4 1 -10 3 11 1.2 17 28 2.8 .508 .507 3.8 -0.8 38 $2,350,000 *8
2013 27 COL NL 119 492 3 0 0 -3 2 2 0.1 16 18 1.7 .502 .502 2.1 -0.2 21 $4,250,000 *8
2014 28 HOU AL 10 40 -0 0 -0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 1 1 0.1 .491 .499 0.2 -0.1 2 $7,350,000 *8
7 Seasons 677 2675 13 14 3 -25 13 17 1.6 83 100 9.7 .503 .503 12.2 -1.5 125 $15,181,000
COL (6 yrs) 667 2635 13 14 3 -24 12 18 1.6 82 100 9.6 .503 .503 12.0 -1.4 124 $7,831,000
HOU (1 yr) 10 40 -0 0 -0 -1 0 -1 -0.1 1 1 0.1 .491 .499 0.2 -0.1 2 $7,350,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2008 22 COL NL 27 23 1 1.2 115 .190 .154 .278 .185 .351 .154 .443 .339 .794 -12 .068 -4.6 -0.4 .174 -.038 .000
2009 23 COL NL 518 349 71 5.4 117 .351 .266 .279 .363 .354 .406 .444 .770 .798 94 .557 -3.4 -0.3 .786 .335 .141 7.0
2010 24 COL NL 505 344 66 5.1 114 .328 .260 .279 .347 .351 .410 .439 .757 .790 92 .552 -6.2 -0.6 .727 .294 .150 8.2
2011 25 COL NL 563 376 79 5.7 113 .354 .266 .280 .363 .350 .432 .435 .796 .785 103 .609 2.9 0.3 .774 .314 .166 7.1
2012 26 COL NL 530 336 89 7.1 115 .390 .300 .280 .389 .348 .474 .443 .863 .791 119 .696 13.2 1.3 .884 .339 .174 12.5
2013 27 COL NL 492 326 68 5.6 110 .323 .263 .276 .369 .344 .407 .429 .776 .773 102 .619 2.9 0.3 .781 .325 .145 14.7
2014 28 HOU AL 40 30 4 3.6 91 .308 .237 .243 .275 .315 .447 .387 .722 .702 103 .405 -0.1 -0.0 .633 .263 .211 .0
7 Yrs 2675 1784 378 5.7 113 .347 .269 .278 .363 .349 .424 .437 .787 .786 101 .602 4.8 0.5 .779 .316 .155 54.9
162 Game Avg. 640 427 90 5.7 113 .347 .269 .278 .363 .349 .424 .437 .787 .786 101 .602 1 0 .779 .316 .155 13
COL (6 yrs) 2635 1754 374 5.7 114 .348 .270 .279 .365 .349 .423 .438 .788 .788 101 .605 4.8 0.5 .782 .317 .154 54.0
HOU (1 yr) 40 30 4 3.6 91 .308 .237 .243 .275 .315 .447 .387 .722 .702 103 .405 -0.1 -0.0 .633 .263 .211 .0
NL (6 yrs) 2635 1754 374 5.7 114 .348 .270 .279 .365 .349 .423 .438 .788 .788 101 .605 4.8 0.5 .782 .317 .154 54.0
AL (1 yr) 40 30 4 3.6 91 .308 .237 .243 .275 .315 .447 .387 .722 .702 103 .405 -0.1 -0.0 .633 .263 .211 .0

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 23 COL NL NLDS PHI L 4 18 14 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .214 .235 .214 .450 3 1 0 1 2 0
1 NLDS 4 18 14 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 .214 .235 .214 .450 3 1 0 1 2 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2008 22 COL NL 27 0.0% 18.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0% 5.2 1.63 1.83 78% 10% 0.0% 13%
2009 23 COL NL 518 0.8% 22.4% 12.9% 8.3% 37% 1.73 3.7 108.3 12.7 0.74 1.18 61% 20% 2.5% 9%
2010 24 COL NL 505 1.2% 20.6% 11.3% 7.9% 35% 1.82 4.2 73.2 12.2 0.84 1.15 65% 21% 3.6% 7%
2011 25 COL NL 563 0.9% 23.1% 12.1% 9.8% 43% 1.91 3.7 96.2 10.7 0.80 1.13 62% 18% 2.9% 10%
2012 26 COL NL 530 2.5% 24.2% 12.8% 7.9% 31% 1.88 3.5 34.9 8.6 0.68 1.00 59% 24% 7.5% 7%
2013 27 COL NL 492 2.4% 21.3% 13.2% 6.7% 30% 1.62 4.0 34.6 9.9 0.71 1.04 61% 28% 7.3% 8%
2014 28 HOU AL 40 2.5% 27.5% 5.0% 12.5% 56% 5.50 3.5 38.0 19.0 0.93 2.17 65% 22% 7.7% 7%
7 Yrs 2675 1.5% 22.4% 12.2% 8.2% 35% 1.83 3.8 55.8 10.8 0.76 1.12 62% 22% 4.8% 8%
MLB Averages 2.6% 18.7% 8.4% 7.6% 33% 2.24 4.8 34.7 8.1 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2008 22 COL NL -4.6 -0.4 28 -0.4 0.2 -0.6 .86 -0.4 -0.1 -4.2 -0.4 0.86 -5.4 0.36 3
2009 23 COL NL -3.4 -0.3 569 -0.3 8.7 -9.0 .99 0.7 -1.0 4.6 0.4 0.96 9.2 0.69 10
2010 24 COL NL -6.2 -0.6 536 1.3 8.9 -7.7 .93 0.4 0.9 10.0 0.9 0.90 4.2 0.91 12
2011 25 COL NL 2.9 0.3 594 1.9 11.0 -9.1 1.00 0.8 1.1 17.6 1.6 0.93 13.1 1.17 4
2012 26 COL NL 13.2 1.3 562 1.7 9.6 -7.9 .93 2.1 -0.3 22.7 2.1 0.92 25.1 0.89 11
2013 27 COL NL 2.9 0.3 532 2.4 10.4 -7.9 .96 1.5 1.1 11.6 1.1 0.94 12.5 1.22 8
2014 28 HOU AL -0.1 -0.0 41 -0.1 0.7 -0.7 .94 -0.0 -0.0 -1.4 -0.1 0.87 -0.9 2.19 1
7 Yrs 4.8 0.5 2862 6.5 49.5 -43.0 .96 5.1 1.6 60.8 5.6 0.93 57.9 0.93 49

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2008 22 COL NL 0 0 38% 5 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 100% 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 23 COL NL 6 0 37% 196 27 10 73% 22 9 5 1 0 0 3 3 10 2 4 2 2 27 67% 22 8 14 6 0 6 17 6 10
2010 24 COL NL 3 0 39% 172 13 7 65% 11 7 2 1 0 0 2 2 6 0 1 2 3 24 48% 26 14 11 11 6 4 13 3 9
2011 25 COL NL 7 0 40% 220 12 9 57% 11 9 0 0 1 0 3 2 11 4 2 2 3 18 74% 33 13 20 3 1 2 26 2 24
2012 26 COL NL 5 0 31% 206 12 5 71% 11 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 8 2 3 1 2 21 65% 28 10 18 5 0 4 15 6 9
2013 27 COL NL 3 0 35% 213 19 9 68% 17 8 2 1 0 0 3 1 7 1 2 2 2 16 59% 31 10 21 4 2 2 21 10 10
2014 28 HOU AL 0 0 60% 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67% 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
7 Yrs 24 0 37% 1026 83 41 67% 72 39 10 3 1 0 12 9 43 9 13 9 12 107 63% 144 55 88 29 9 18 93 28 62

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2008 22 COL NL 27 100% 4 2 0 3 0 0 0 0.36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0% 3 0 0% 13 0 0% 2 0 0% 1 0 0% 0
2009 23 COL NL 518 100% 115 19 5 10 4 0 1 0.69 4 0 9 2 2 2 2 0 22 14 64% 70 4 6% 41 19 46% 262 31 12% 24 9 38% 16 12 75% 0
2010 24 COL NL 505 100% 114 15 4 12 2 0 0 0.91 6 0 6 6 0 5 1 0 11 7 64% 71 5 7% 41 14 34% 223 32 14% 20 4 20% 15 12 80% 0
2011 25 COL NL 563 100% 128 6 1 4 1 0 1 1.17 5 0 11 4 1 3 2 0 9 7 78% 84 6 7% 28 7 25% 273 43 16% 17 10 59% 13 7 54% 0
2012 26 COL NL 530 100% 136 20 7 11 3 2 2 0.89 13 1 11 10 3 10 3 0 15 6 40% 70 5 7% 30 10 33% 263 41 16% 24 12 50% 11 8 73% 0
2013 27 COL NL 492 100% 109 14 4 8 2 0 0 1.22 12 0 8 10 2 7 5 0 7 4 57% 51 5 10% 27 8 30% 223 30 13% 21 5 24% 14 8 57% 0
2014 28 HOU AL 40 100% 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 2.19 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 1 25% 2 0 0% 13 1 8% 1 0 0% 2 1 50% 0
7 Yrs 2675 100% 615 76 21 49 12 2 4 0.93 41 1 45 33 8 28 13 0 64 38 59% 356 26 7% 172 58 34% 1270 178 14% 109 40 37% 72 48 67% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 56%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2008 22 COL NL 27 97 3.59 61 62.9% 32.8% 11.5% 21.3% 34.4% 67.2% 0.0% 42.3% 82.9% 29.6% 3.7% 1 0 11.1% 3 1 11.1% 3 3 1 4 20.0% 0 0 0
2009 23 COL NL 520 2172 4.18 1297 59.8% 28.8% 15.3% 30.1% 25.8% 71.2% 0.5% 42.6% 78.5% 27.1% 6.2% 32 0 15.8% 82 31 12.5% 65 38 31 85 26.7% -2 0 0
2010 24 COL NL 506 2046 4.04 1228 60.0% 29.1% 14.2% 28.9% 27.9% 70.9% 0.0% 42.6% 80.0% 29.4% 4.7% 24 0 15.0% 76 33 9.7% 49 22 29 75 27.9% -1 0 0
2011 25 COL NL 567 2237 3.95 1322 59.3% 27.5% 18.2% 27.2% 27.2% 72.5% 1.0% 43.0% 74.9% 30.0% 5.5% 31 0 15.0% 85 36 11.5% 65 36 39 91 30.0% -4 0 0
2012 26 COL NL 531 2116 3.98 1235 58.5% 26.7% 16.9% 29.3% 27.0% 73.3% 0.5% 42.9% 76.9% 28.6% 5.1% 27 4 17.7% 94 48 11.9% 63 33 36 92 28.1% -1 0 0
2013 27 COL NL 492 1953 3.97 1146 58.8% 21.1% 19.9% 31.4% 27.6% 78.9% 0.5% 46.4% 74.8% 35.2% 5.1% 25 10 14.8% 73 34 10.4% 51 29 24 81 22.9% 0 0 0
2014 28 HOU AL 40 148 3.70 97 65.5% 32.0% 12.4% 27.8% 27.8% 68.0% 0.0% 44.6% 81.8% 27.5% 2.5% 1 0 17.5% 7 4 7.5% 3 2 4 7 36.4% 0 0 0
7 Yrs 2683 10769 4.01 6386 59.4% 26.9% 16.8% 29.2% 27.1% 73.1% 0.5% 43.4% 77.1% 30.0% 5.3% 141 14 15.7% 420 187 11.1% 299 163 164 435 27.4% -8 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.4% 27.8% 15.2% 27.1% 29.9% 72.2% 1.5% 45.7% 78.9% 26.7% 4.9% 14.4% 8.7% 24.5%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2008 22 13 27 26 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 .154 .185 .154 .339 -12 4 0 1 0 0 0
2009 23 148 545 459 76 119 29 10 4 34 27 11 67 121 .259 .354 .392 .746 88 180 4 2 14 3 1
2010 24 280 1050 898 149 233 49 24 10 70 40 18 124 225 .259 .351 .401 .752 90 360 9 4 21 3 1
2011 25 405 1613 1379 233 361 84 39 15 115 52 27 192 355 .262 .355 .412 .767 95 568 15 10 28 4 4
2012 26 548 2143 1833 305 497 102 50 28 168 64 32 260 483 .271 .364 .427 .791 101 783 20 10 34 6 5
2013 27 667 2635 2248 376 606 120 53 40 210 83 41 325 588 .270 .365 .423 .788 101 952 25 16 38 8 6
2014 28 677 2675 2286 383 615 123 54 41 212 83 41 327 599 .269 .363 .424 .787 101 969 26 16 38 8 6

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2008 22 13 28 27 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .185 .214 .185 .399 1 13
2009 23 135 505 425 65 107 27 9 4 30 25 62 116 .252 .346 .386 .732 57 135
2010 24 132 493 431 65 106 19 13 6 32 12 53 104 .246 .331 .392 .723 55 132
2011 25 125 551 473 76 120 33 14 5 41 11 64 130 .254 .349 .414 .764 67 125
2012 26 143 517 445 64 127 17 10 12 47 11 64 128 .285 .374 .449 .823 75 143
2013 27 119 486 411 67 105 17 3 12 40 18 63 105 .255 .361 .399 .760 58 119
2014 28 10 40 38 7 9 3 1 1 2 0 2 11 .237 .275 .447 .722 5 10
7 Yrs 677 2620 2250 349 579 116 50 40 192 77 308 599 .257 .350 .407 .756 318 677
162 Game Avg. 162 627 538 84 139 28 12 10 46 18 74 143 .257 .350 .407 .756 76 677



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

On-Base% s c a p y
2012 NL  .389 (7th)

Triples s c a p y
2009 NL  10 (5th)
2010 NL  14 (1st)
2011 NL  15 (3rd)
2012 NL  11 (4th)
2014 AL  1 (4th)
Active  54 (13th)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2009 NL  27 (6th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
2012 NL  .696 (5th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2009 NL  14 (4th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2009 NL  10 (6th)
2011 NL  9 (10th)
2013 NL  9 (10th)
Active  41 (35th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 1 (767), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 7 (1668), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 4 (1680), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 11 (1525), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (230th), 9.7 career WAR/9.7 7yr-peak WAR/9.7 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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