Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder and John Axford (L) along with the rest of the team celebrate in the locker room after the Brewers beat the Florida Marlins 4-1 clinching the National League Central Division Championships, in Milwaukee September 23, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)
Well, just when Mike Rizzo goes out of his way on his Wednesday afternoon media tour to convince the world of how comfortable he is going into 2012 with Adam LaRoche as his starting first baseman (way to use the media to help your negotiation position, Mike!), and Thomas Boswell convinces himself the Nats are better off NOT locking up Prince in Thursday's Washington Post (not a good fit!?)...an anonymous Nats player tells CBS Sports' Jon Heyman that the Nats are still very much in the running for the big lug:
So who was this mystery Nat? Maybe Gonzalez is at it again? But would the Nats be willing to go longer than 3, 4 years for Fielder?
So, Scott ...