Cardinals to hold news conference amid reports of Dexter Fowler deal

Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler
Photos of Cubs outfielder Dexter Fowler.

The St. Louis Cardinals have scheduled a news conference for Friday morning amid reports they’ve reached an agreement with free agent center fielder Dexter Fowler on a multiyear deal.

KSDK-TV in St. Louis first reported the deal Thursday night. The conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. CST.

Fowler is a free agent for a second consecutive offseason after returning to the