Found December 29, 2011 on Nationals Enquirer:
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!?) 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? ...

Prince Fielder Rumors: Friday

A player on the Nationals said the team was still in on Prince Fielder yesterday, even though GM Mike Rizzo recently said that Adam LaRoche will be their first baseman next year. Rival executives believe Prince will eventually end up in Washington, however. Here's are today's rumors about the best remaining unsigned free agent, with the latest news on top... Roch Kubatko...

Prince Fielder Rumors: Thursday

Nationals GM Mike Rizzo said yesterday on MLB Network Radio that there's every reason to expect Adam LaRoche to play first base in Washington next year. "We've more or less decided that Adam is going to be our first baseman unless something extraordinary, out of the ordinary happened," Rizzo said. However, reports continue to link the Nationals to free agent first...

The Offensive Seattle Mariners

Even if they don't sign Prince Fielder, the Mariners can still expect to score a lot more runs in 2012. With a little bit better luck, a couple of bounce back seasons and full seasons from some of their young players, the club could come very close to being a middle-of-the-pack offense without any further roster additions. SeattleClubhouse shows you how inside.

SNYDER: Let's go crazy! Signing Prince Fielder would be a smash hit

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 ...

Should Prince Fielder Think Short-Term?

With 2011 closing up shop in a couple of days, there are still several major free agents on the market, including one of the most desirable: first baseman Prince Fielder. Fielder hasn't gotten a lot of interest, with a majority of the love for him coming from the Mariners. Teams seem to be hesitant to offer Fielder the long-term deal he's seeking, due to a variety of issues...

Short-term deal for Prince Fielder makes no sense for Mariners

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...

Hot Stove: Ethier, Oliver, Angels trades, Fielder

Here is the latest hot stove buzz circulating around MLB: The Dodgers could look to move OF Andre Ethier before the trade deadline. The Blue Jays agreed to sign LHP Darren Oliver to a one-year contract. Matt Garza‘s suitors now include the Tigers. The Angels have to trade Mark Trumbo and Kendry Morales, eventually. Prince Fielder recently visited with the Orioles.

Scott Boras Talks Prince Fielder

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...
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