The Astros already made a move to beef up their offense earlier this week by trading for Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler, who should occupy the leadoff spot in the lineup. The club's top priority while in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., for the Winter Meetings beginning Monday will be adding some pitching.
The Rockies outfielder is now an Astros outfielder, in a trade that doesn't make a lot of sense at a glance and continues not making sense when you look deeper.
The biggest name changing teams on a crazy-busy Tuesday (so far? Tuesday isn't over (I started this around 8; by the time I finished, Jacoby Ellsbury was a Yankee. Dangit)) was outfielder Dexter Fowler, who went from the Colorado Rockies to...
Obviously, the tools are there. Dexter Fowler can run, can hit with pop, has a good eye at the plate, and is a good defender. Those tools have made him an above-average regular by ‘real baseball’ measures and a top-sixty outfielder, worth more than seven bucks last year by our retrospective fantasy value measures. And […]