Found January 12, 2012 on Feelin' Kinda Blue:
For this being a blog about the Los Angeles Dodgers, I sure am writing about a player with little-to-no-chance of being a Dodger.Anyway, today at the MLB Owners' Meetings, soon-to-be-former Dodgers' owner Frank McCourt was asked about Prince Fielder.He laughed. Literally."But, to the question of whether the Dodgers might pursue Fielder, outgoing owner Frank McCourt laughed.'We're not going to talk about that,' McCourt said Thursday at the Major League Baseball owners' meetings.'"McCourt does appear more focused than ever in trying to sell the Dodgers, as the bidders are lining ready to spend a billion-plus bucks to acquire the historic franchise.There was even talk about the Brewers bringing Fielder back on a 1-year deal so he could hit the market next winter with the new Dodgers' owner in place.Scott Boaras, Fielder's agent, probably laughed in the way McCourt laughed at the Fielder question.Still, it might not be a bad proposition for...

Report: Rangers meet with Prince Fielder

Free agent first baseman Prince Fielder visited with the Texas Rangers Friday as part of his free-agent tour. USA Today first reported the meeting, which was confirmed by a baseball source. Fielder's meeting with the Rangers doesn't mean he's Texas bound though. The first priority for the club remains signing Japanese right-hander Yu Darvish. The club has until 4 p...

Prince Fielder Is In Dallas, And Meeting With The Rangers

This news comes from a Bob Nightengale tweet, who stated that the free agent slugger and the defending AL champions were meeting at a Dallas-area hotel. Fielder would make a lot of sense for the Rangers, who suffered through Mitch Moreland at first base last year. Moreland had a .259/.320/.414 line last year for the Rangers and was worth just 0.4 fWAR, one of the worst marks in baseball...

Fielder, Rangers in preliminary talks

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan said Saturday that the club's talks with free agent first baseman Prince Fielder on Friday were preliminary. Ryan, who participated in a question and answer session as part of FanFest, said the Rangers wanted to see where Fielder was in the process. "Our mindset is we're constantly trying to improve the ballclub...

Fielder in Texas to talk with Rangers (AP)

A person familiar with the meeting says free agent slugger Prince Fielder is in Texas to talk with the two-time American League champion Rangers. Fielder's visit to Texas on Friday was first reported by USA Today. Fielder is there to meet with Rangers officials, according to the person familiar with his situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the...

HBT: Rangers meeting with Fielder

HBT: Prince Fielder is meeting with the Rangers. Fielder in that ballpark and in the middle of a lineup that scored 855 runs last season would be scary

Rangers said to have met with Fielder

The Rangers met on Friday with free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder at a Dallas-area hotel, according to multiple media reports.

Dodgers and Fox Sports settle dispute

Team agrees to abandon proposed sale of TV rights and the network agrees to withdraw objection to settlement between Major League Baseball and Dodgers owner Frank McCourt.The Dodgers and Fox Sports ended their legal hostilities Tuesday night, with the team agreeing to abandon its proposed sale of television rights and Fox agreeing to withdraw its objection to the settlement between...

Dodgers, FOX Sports reach settlement

A bankruptcy judge in Delaware on Wednesday approved a settlement between the Los Angeles Dodgers and FOX Sports that clears the way for the sale of the team. The settlement, reached late Tuesday and quickly approved at a brief court hearing Wednesday morning, ends a contentious legal battle between the ball club and FOX. ''The agreement with FOX clears the path for the...

Top Ten Remaining Free Agents

Prince Fielder headlines a handful of high-profile Scott Boras clients who remain available in free agency, but most of the offseason’s top free agents have signed contracts by now. Here’s a look at possible suitors for the top ten remaining free agents (ranking on MLBTR’s list of top 2012 free agents in parentheses): Prince Fielder (2) - Fielder will sign before Spring...

Ryan: Texas talks with Fielder 'very preliminary'

ARLINGTON, Texas—Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan describes the team's discussions with free agent slugger Prince Fielder as "very preliminary.

Leukemia Free

As far as I know, this news doesn’t affect the Mariners chances of signing Prince Fielder, so I apologize in advance for the lack of update on that front. I do, however, have some news to share. I underwent a bone marrow biopsy yesterday morning – my third one, in fact. The procedure is pretty crappy, and involves drilling into my tail bone to extract some bone and marrow samples...
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