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Yankees officials have played a game in recent months trying to imagine who could make a blockbuster offer to Robinson Cano, and have eliminated pretty much every possibility. The one consistent worry has been the Rangers and, perhaps, Texas moved into a better position to make such a play.
Texas sent its second baseman, Ian Kinsler, to Detroit for Prince Fielder. The deal was finalized Wednesday night when Bud Selig approved Texas receiving $30 million from the Tigers to offset some of the seven years at $168 million left on Fielder’s deal. Plus, the Rangers move the four years at $62 million owed Kinsler.
Thus, Texas, which was expected to be big-game hunters this offseason, will still have the finances to make a major splash. The most likely move now for Texas would be to insert Jurickson Profar at second and look to further bolster the offense with a free-agent signing such as Carlos Beltran or Brian McCann, both Yankee targets, too.
But with shortstops in demand, Texas could...
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The Rangers have agreed to trade second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Detroit Tigers for first baseman Prince Fielder, major league sources confirm. The deal is pending physicals and the approval of the commissioner.
The Rangers will also receive $30 million cash. Fielder is owed $168 million over the next seven years, Kinsler $62 million over the next four. That brings a net savings...
Prince Fielder believes his trade to the Texas Rangers provides him with a fresh start.
A day after being acquired from Detroit for Ian Kinsler in a blockbuster deal, the five-time All-Star first baseman said Thursday that it will definitely be different in Texas.
The trade came less than two years after the Tigers signed Fielder to a $214 million, nine-year contract. Fielder hit...
Robinson Cano is easily the biggest client the newly-formed Roc Nation Sports has on its roster. If Jay-Z’s agency wants to be taken seriously going forward, Cano has to ink a massive contract that everyone can agree is equal to or surpasses what Scott Boras could have gotten the perennial All-Star. But are they aiming […]
DETROIT -- Why didn't things work out for Prince Fielder in Detroit?
Was it the dimensions of Comerica Park, which is a Death Valley for left-handed sluggers who aren't pull-happy.?
Was it the divorce proceedings that began near the start of his second and final season with the Tigers?
Was it trying to live up to his father's accomplishments in Detroit?
Was it wearing...
Funny how things work out…
The @Rangers acquire 1B Prince Fielder and cash considerations from @tigers for 2B Ian Kinsler.
— MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) November 21, 2013
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The Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers rocked MLB tonight with a trade that sent Prince Fielder to Texas and Ian Kinsler to Detroit. The fantasy baseball impacts of this deal are many – and almost all positive. A home run hitter moves to a home run hitter’s park, and his former team gets a perfect-fitting puzzle piece.
Let’s start by running...
As reported by Jon Heyman, a massive trade between the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers has been agreed to.
Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler.
Heyman is also reporting that Fielder has waived his limited no-trade clause, which included the Rangers, and agreed to the deal. Considering the large financial difference in the contracts, there is the possibility money involved in the trade...
The New York Mets are looking to potentially make a big splash this off-season.
They are eyeing the top free agents in this year’s free agent class and they are now targeting Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.
Jay Z joined the Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, general manager Sandy Alderson and assistant general manager John Ricco for dinner last night at a posh Manhattan hotel to discuss...
This is going to be so much fun. The Bronx Zoo is back—in full-fledged lunacy! Yankee President Randy Levine called out his free-agent second baseman Robinson Cano (and by extension his buffoon "agent" Jay Z) with the following: "We want Robbie back; we think Robbie is terrific. But we have no interest in doing any 10-year deals and no interest in paying $300 million...
A fairly significant trade, especially in terms of money went down last night between Texas and Detroit as the Tigers moved Prince Fielder and 30 million to the Rangers who sent off Ian Kinsler.
For the Rangers, they receive a player (and hefty contract) that they wanted a few seasons ago. They also open up the middle of their infield so Profar has a position. For Detroit, they solve...
In the wake of the Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler trade, Tigers team president and general manager gave a conference call to the local media.
Here is some of the highlights on what he had to say.
Dombrowski all but ruled out any idea of re-signing Omar Infante to play 3B. On Peralta, he said, "I'm not really sure about that."
— Jason Beck (@beckjason) November 21...
The Texas Rangers trade for Prince Fielder Wednesday filled a huge hole in the lineup by providing the power bat the Rangers need.
But the trade didn't answer all the questions the Rangers need to answer before heading to Surprise next February.
Here are five looming questions the Rangers still need to address.
1. Who's in left field? Texas general manager Jon Daniels...
Some guys just have a knack for doing their job really well. Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski has always somehow pulled off the bold, splashy move that makes his team better.
The surprising blockbuster trade that Dombrowski arranged, sending Prince Fielder to the Rangers in exchange for Ian Kinsler, is just the latest example of his offseason wizardry. With...
It has been a big week here in Wahooland. So let us get right into it.
The Tribe signs outfielder David Murphy
It is not quite the needle mover that everyone hoped for, but it is a start. GM Chris Antonetti gave former Texas Rangers OF David Murphy two years and $12 million dollars, along with a club option for 2016. The left-handed hitting Murphy will most likely be in a right...