"I knew he was getting close the last couple days, and he's feeling better, so we got him out," Weiss said.
Outfielders Corey Dickerson and Charlie Blackmon, along with infielder Josh Rutledge, filled in for Fowler, who's still trying to break from a slump dating to July. He's hitting .211 with two homers in his last 40 games, but drove in 11 runs in August.
Ian McCue is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.