Here's a running list of rumors around the Major Leagues:
– Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports believes that one of the reasons the Marlins won't pursue Prince Fielder is because his agent, Scott Boras, would probably insist on a no-trade clause and the Marlins would not change his policy on no-trade clauses. They didn't do it for Albert Pujols, and they're probably not doing it for Fielder either.
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To throw caution to the wind in pursuit of Prince Fielder, who hopes to flirt with the $200 million barrier, is fraught with a different kind of risk.
The Milwaukee Brewers' strange dance this off-season with free agent Prince Fielder appears to be winding down.
There’s more finesse to Scott Boras’ sales pitch than there is to Prince Fielder’s swing, but neither man holds back. In Dallas this week Boras argued that the free agent first baseman can invigorate a fan base and strengthen a lineup, invoking Hall of Famers Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig to put Fielder’s career in context and show that comparable power hitters rarely becomes...
On the national front, it seems likely that we’re going to get resolution to the Albert Pujols situation today, but in terms of the Mariners, I don’t know that we’re going to see much happen today. The M’s are basically in a holding pattern while they flirt with Prince Fielder, and that’s not going to get resolved today or this week, in all likelihood. Since signing Fielder...