Some excellent Stout Stat’s from RWO friend and frequent poster, Marc Stout!
Happy 27th birthday #24
- Dex has started more games in CF than any Rockie; 448.
- His 548 career appearances are the 14th most in the club’s history.
- Fowler passed new manager Walt Weiss (523 games) on August 31, 2013 for 14th all time.
- If Dex appears in 121 games in 2013, he’ll move into the top 10 games played in franchise history.
- Dexter was 1 of only 26 MLB’ers to hit .300 or better in 2012.
- He was 1 of 6 players to hit .300 or better as a Center fielder: (McCutchen :327, Trout :326, Hunter .313, Jay .305, Jackson .300, Fowler .300)
- His .300 BA raised his career BA from .262 to .271.
- His career BA in his 7 minor league seasons is .300.
- Most impressive was Fowler’s .389 on base percentage last year, 10th best in all of baseball.
- Dex had 11 triples, 3rd most in the game last year.
- He is the Rockies’ all time leader with 50 career triples
(FYI: HOF’er Sam Crawford, who played from 1899-1917, is baseball’s all time leader with 309 3 baggers).
- Of the 320 big leaguers born in his home state of Georgia, only 12 have more triples than Dex.
- He needs 4 triples to tie JACKIE ROBINSON’S career total of 54.
(FYI: HOF’s born in GA are Ty Cobb, Johnny Mize, Bill Terry, and Jackie….)
- Only 50 players born in Georgia have played more games in the bigs than Fowler.
- Fowler is 3 hits away from 500 in his career; he’s had 3 or more hits in a game 32 times.
FOWLER VS KERSHAW
- His first 3 plus hit game came on Sunday afternoon, 4/26/09, against Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers at Coors Field.
- Kershaw, who has had the LOWEST ERA in the NL the last 2 years, has struggled against Dex.
- Fowler has MORE HITS, 12, off of Kershaw than any pitcher.
- Kershaw is the only pitcher he has double digit hits vs.; Dex is 12 for 30 vs. Kershaw, a .400 BA.
WHICH PITCHERS “OWN” DEX?
- 1 for 22 vs Kevin Correia
- 3 for 22 vs Ted Lilly
- He’s fanned 10 times against both Matt Cain (3 for 19) and Tim Lincecum (6 for 32).
- Dex has hit .295 at Coors Field in his career, .301 in July and August, and has 20 or more hits against 13 clubs (58, his most, vs LAD).
- He’s hit 28 HR’s, 20 at Coors Field, 8 against AZ, and his first ever home run led off a game (4/8/09).
- His most recent HR was his first and only grand slam, on 9/1/12.
- Fowler has played 509 games defensively; he’s been in CF 509 times, and RF ONCE.
- On 9/16/08, in the bottom of the 9th, with the Rockies leading SD at home 10-2, Dex moved from CF to RF and Seth Smith from RF to CF; ???
- Dexter is the only person with the first name of DEXTER to play in the majors; ever.