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Dexter Fowler Injury Update: Rockies CF Leaves On Crutches, X-Rays Negative

The Colorado Rockies' Dexter Fowler sprained his ankle on Wednesday night against the New York Mets and had to leave the game in the fourth inning. X-rays came up negative, and Fowler said that he doesn't expect to spend any time on the DL, via Troy Renck of the Denver Post.

It's the same ankle that Fowler sprained in May in the Miami dugout. He left the game on crutches and will have to miss a few games.

"It doesn't feel good right now, but I knew it wasn't broken. I have sprained it plenty of times in basketball," said Fowler, whose X-Rays came back negative. "It's just one of those things that happens."
"It's tough. But the guys are playing amazing right now," said Fowler after the Rockies won for the 11th time in 16 games.

Renck says that the concern was about Fowler potentially straining his Achilles as well. If it's only an ankle sprain, consider the center fielder lucky.

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