Dexter Fowler sprains ankle

Updated: August 23, 2012, 4:05 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- Rockies center fielder Dexter Fowler left Colorado's game against the New York Mets with a sprained right ankle.

X-rays were negative, the Denver Post reported.

"It doesn't feel good right now, but I knew it wasn't broken. I have sprained it plenty of times in basketball," Fowler told the Post. "It's just one of those things that happens."

Fowler took a huge turn around first base on his fourth-inning single Wednesday night, so right fielder Scott Hairston threw behind ...

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