Cubs OF Dexter Fowler left game vs. Pirates with right groin tightness

Thursday April 23rd, 2015

Chicago Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler left Wednesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with right groin tightness. Fowler is listed as day-to-day by the Cubs.

Fowler reached on a bunt single to third in the top of the first. He played in centerfield for the first two innings, but was pulled from the game before his at-bat in the third. Chris Denorfia pitch hit for the outfielder and doubled.

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In 13 games this season, Fowler is batting .246 with four RBIs and a home run. Fowler was traded to the Cubs in January for infielder Luis Valbuena and pitcher Dan Straily.

The Cubs trail the Pirates 3-1 in the fifth.

- Sarah Barshop

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