"He didn't have anywhere to live after they kicked him out of the hotel," Fowler joked. "I told him he could stay with me, because we have an extra room."
So what do Fowler and Springer do to pass the time?
"We sit there and talk and watch TV and just chill," Fowler said. "He's good with my daughter, too, so he's a little help."
Springer said having someone like Fowler to look up to on and off the field is huge.
"I don't think I could ask for a better person to take me in, to help me out, just be that guy for me," he said. "Hopefully, he stays that way. It's obviously great, because he's my outfield mate and that's something big, too."
Brian McTaggart is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog, Tag's Lines. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.