Dexter Fowler Won’t Play in Cardinals vs. Royals to Protest Jacob Blake Shooting
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St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Dexter Fowler will not play in Wednesday’s game against the Kansas City Royals in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Sunday.
The Cardinals announced that “Dexter Fowler and Jack Flaherty have decided to stand in solidarity with other players throughout Major League Baseball. Dexter Fowler is a healthy scratch from tonight’s game. The Cardinals organization supports their decisions.”
Flaherty, a starting pitcher, was not scheduled to take the mound in Wednesday’s contest.
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