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HBT: Prince Fielder could opt for a three-year deal worth $26 million per year, reports say.
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ANALYSIS/OPINION Landing left-handed starter Gio Gonzalez was a big move for the Washington Nationals, addressing one of two major goals as outlined by general manager Mike Rizzo. Prince Fielder wouldn't address Rizzo's second objective — an outfield bat, preferably in center field and atop the lineup. But the rotund first ...
There was a rumor flying around yesterday, as has been the case for much of this winter, about where the Prince Fielder talks currently sit. The rumor had Fielder's agent, Scott Boras, possibly considering a shorter-term, three-year deal for his client.
That one just doesn't pass the proverbial smell test. If anything, Boras would probably lower the yearly dollar amount...
According to Peter Gammons of MLB Network and NESN, several general managers think Prince Fielder could get a three-year deal worth $26 million per season.
This is not a typical offseason.
The week between Christmas and New Year's Day tends to be quiet in the baseball industry, when front offices sit empty and trade chatter is silenced.
That's not necessarily the case this year. A number of factors the new collective bargaining agreement, the availability of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder, Yu Darvish's protracted posting...
A 101-win year that saw the arrival of Zack Greinke and Tony Plush and the departure of Prince Fielder ended with a bombshell when Ryan Braun failed a drug test.
Agent Scott Boras told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that Prince Fielder hasn’t signed because the process of acquainting MLB owners with the first baseman and his many accomplishments has been time consuming. As always Boras has some memorable quotes, so let's move on to some highlights from his talk with Rosenthal:
“It takes a bit longer because these are ownership...
Padres endure year of challenge, change - Padres.com
"It was a year of change for the Padres in 2011, as after winning 90 games in 2010 the club slipped to last place in the National League West, struggling to score runs without All-Star first baseman Adrian Gonzalez while also failing to replicate any of the mojo they had the previous season."
Could John Moores...