Fowler is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Angels. Fowler went 0-for-3 in Saturday's game and will head to the bench for the third time in the last four contests. The 33-year-old has struggled in June with a .211/.233/.439 slash line and four homers in 20 games. Jose Martinez garners another start in right field in his stead.
Fowler remains on the bench Friday against the Angels, FOX Sports Midwest reports. Fowler sits for the second straight contest, with Jose Martinez starting in right field on both occasions. Fowler's .753 OPS on the season is a near match for Martinez's .755, which doesn't appear to give a good reason for a switch in the depth chart, though the former is hitting just .171/.229/.342 over his last 25 games.
Fowler is not in the lineup Thursday against the Marlins. Fowler will give way to Jose Martinez in right field for Thursday's series finale after starting the past six games. In 17 appearances since the start of June, Fowler is slashing .231/.255/.481 with four home runs, 13 RBI and one stolen base.
Fowler went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in Monday's 5-0 win over Miami. Fowler's eighth-inning blast gave the Cardinals a 5-0 lead to really put the game away. It was his eighth home run of the year, matching his 2018 total in nearly 100 fewer at-bats. The 33-year-old has already hit four in June and three in the last four contests.
Fowler went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and three RBI in Saturday's 8-7 loss to the Mets. Fowler followed up Friday's three-run homer with the solo shot Saturday to give the Cardinals an early 1-0 advantage, though the lead was quickly relinquished. The 33-year-old started June with a .599 OPS through 11 games, but over the last two nights he is 3-for-7 with two homers, a double, six RBI and three runs scored.