CHICAGO SUN-TIMES WITTENMYER: DEXTER FOWLER UNSUNG KEY TO CUBS’ SECOND HALF SURGE

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES WITTENMYER: DEXTER FOWLER UNSUNG KEY TO CUBS’ SECOND HALF SURGE

By Charlie White

WRITTEN BY GORDON WITTENMYER, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES:

SAN FRANCISCO – “You go, we go.”

Those are the last words Cubs’ leadoff man Dexter Fowler usually hears when he leaves the dugout to hit.

“I tell him before every at-bat,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said.

It’s not just idle smoke blowing from the optimist manager. Fowler has been an unsung key to the Cubs’ surging run production as they’ve accelerated toward their most significant September in at least seven years.

That’s why the organization held its collective breath heading into a six-game West Coast trip during which they’ll face three Cy Young winners and last year’s World …read more

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