Going For Gold

A small step forward resulted in a giant leap ahead for Double-A Tulsa center fielder Dexter Fowler, who was hitting .337/.430/.469 when he left the Drillers to join Team USA for the Beijing Olympics. A broken right hand limited him to 65 games last year at high Class A Modesto, but the switch-hitting Fowler began this season well, hitting .293/.369/.485 in April and .287/.386/.417 in May.

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