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Saturday, February 23, 2019

CARDS’ FOWLER HOPES SHORT MEMORY WILL INCREASE PRODUCTION

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Dexter Fowler is taking the best piece of hitting advice he has ever received and applying it to his entire spring training approach.

“Have a short memory,” Fowler said.

Fowler had a 2018 worth forgetting.

A career .262 hitter with an on-base percentage of .360, Fowler hit only .180 with an on-base percentage below .300 while battling nagging injuries much of the year. A foul ball that broke his foot ended Fowler’s season in early August, limiting him to 90 games - his lowest single-season total since the year he broke into the big leagues.

Dexter Fowler then promptly forgot who he was, where he was, who he was talking to, and the difference between his left and his right.

 

QLE Posted: February 23, 2019 at 05:17 AM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cardinals, dexter fowler, memories

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   1. Darren Posted: February 23, 2019 at 10:30 AM (#5817553)
It's good advice, but it's easy to forget.
   2. Jose Is An Absurd Balladeer Posted: February 23, 2019 at 10:41 AM (#5817555)
It’s just going to slow games down what with him having to ask for the count after every pitch.
   3. slothinator Posted: February 23, 2019 at 12:58 PM (#5817582)
It will also become an issue when he has to check under his wrist bands and jersey for the scouting reports he has tattooed on himself.
   4. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 23, 2019 at 01:15 PM (#5817588)
He’s not going to beat out many hits if his teammates have to yell at him to run to first every time he makes contact.
   5. The Yankee Clapper Posted: February 23, 2019 at 02:20 PM (#5817597)
It’s just going to slow games down what with him having to ask for the count after every pitch

How many outs? What inning? Maybe he can get a reasonable accommodation pitch-clock exemption under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
   6. The Duke Posted: February 23, 2019 at 04:35 PM (#5817614)
He won’t even make the bus to the ballpark much play better. We already can see how this ends. Carlos martinez forgot to rehab his arm this winter and can’t play anymore
   7. Misirlou cut his hair and moved to Rome Posted: February 23, 2019 at 04:42 PM (#5817616)
Dexter Fowler then promptly forgot who he was, where he was, who he was talking to, and the difference between his left and his right.


He's just a lost drunken man who doesn't know where he is, and doesn't care.

"Where am we?"

"I don't care."
   8. What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face? Posted: February 23, 2019 at 05:33 PM (#5817620)
‘We’ve been over this, Dexter. You can’t take the field until you put on your uniform pants.’
   9. puck Posted: February 23, 2019 at 08:17 PM (#5817636)
Jupiter, FL, huh? I know a cheap massage place there.
   10. Tom Nawrocki Posted: February 23, 2019 at 10:27 PM (#5817645)
Fortunately, Dexter's daughter remembers who he is.
   11. Jose Is An Absurd Balladeer Posted: February 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM (#5817682)
It will also become an issue when he has to check under his wrist bands and jersey for the scouting reports he has tattooed on himself.


That won’t be a problem because he won’t remember the tattoo is there.

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