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Colorado Rockies v.. San Diego Padres: Dexter Fowler Is Running

Published by on April 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

As I write this, the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies are in the seventh inning of a Coors Field-esque showdown. Through six innings, the two teams have combined for 18 runs, 24 hits, seven extra base hits, and a whopping 13.50 ERA. The headline of the night, however, has nothing to do with the batter’s box. Instead, the most eye-popping statistics have come from the base paths. The Rockies have eight steals as a team, including five from Dexter Fowler OF. Here is an example of the Rockies’ mindset on the base paths tonight: D. Fowler singled to shallow right D. Fowler stole second R. Spilborghs walked D. Fowler stole third, R. Spilborghs stole second The game plan seems simple: get on base and start running. I am mos...

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