Found November 26, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Prince Fielder is welcoming the opportunity for a fresh start now that he has been traded to the Texas Rangers. The remarkably durable slugger appeared in 162 games in each of his two seasons with the Detroit Tigers, but he was not happy with a 2013 season in which he hit .279 with 25 home […]

Prince Fielder Chooses New Number to Signify New Start with Texas Rangers

It is official. Hard hitting slugger Prince Fielder is now a part of the Texas Rangers! He was introduced to the public in Arlington for the first time at a press conference on Monday with his family in attendance. Since he is on a new team, in a new division, and in a whole new climate he decided it was only appropriate that something else be new.His number.@JimmyKemp23/TwitterWhen...

Prince Fielder Admits He ‘Sucked’ for Tigers During Playoffs, Hopes to ‘Make Some Better Memories’ in Texas

Prince Fielder struggled mightily for the Tigers in this year’s playoffs — he knows that. Now, as the newest member of the Texas Rangers, the big first baseman is ready for a fresh start. “Everybody was on me a little bit about my performance, but rightfully so,” Fielder said Monday at his introductory press conference. “I sucked, but I didn’t have to be reminded of it...

Rangers introduce No. 84, Prince Fielder

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Prince Fielder used to take batting practice as a kid at Tigers Stadium, and was known for hitting the ball over the right-field fence at a young age. After being traded to the Texas Rangers, the slugging first baseman now will play his home games in a ballpark where right field is modeled after the old stadium in Detroit where he used to hang out when his...

‘Everyday’ Prince Fielder ready to start fresh with Rangers

Traveling across the country hasn’t been the easiest thing to do the past few days, but Prince Fielder showed up Monday for a news conference introducing him as the Texas Rangers’ new first baseman. No one should have been surprised based on Fielder’s track record. Showing up for work, putting aside aches and pains and travel woes, is one of the things he does best and plans...

3 Reasons Why Rangers Fans Should Be Thankful

This holiday season as we gather with friends and family we give thanks to what we are all truly thankful for, baseball. While it is easy to complain about how the Rangers failed to make the postseason this year or that your favorite player may have just been traded, lets us not forget about some things that we should be thankful for. Things such as:   Recent Success The Texas Rangers...

Nelson Cruz is Seeking Four-Year, $75 Million Deal

Texas Rangers’ free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz is seeking a four-year, $75 million deal, according to Jon Heyman of  The right-handed hitter turned down the Rangers’ qualifying offer of $14.1 million earlier in the off-season.  There are certain exceptions, but if a team other than the Rangers signs Cruz, they would have to surrender a first-round draft pick...

Nelson Cruz seeks $75M for 4 years; will 'Biogenesis uptick' help?

Free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz had to be heartened by Jhonny Peralta's $53 million deal, as Cruz is the better of these two Biogenesis-connected players. It shouldn't come as a shock that, according to sources, Cruz is said to seek about $75 million over four years. And it shouldn't come as a surprise, either, that there are plenty of interested teams, among them...

A few Reds-related news and notes: Choo, Arroyo, Stubbs

+ Although the Texas Rangers have already made a big splash this offseason with the blockbuster Ian Kinsler-Prince Fielder trade, they don't appear content to stop there, and ESPN's David Schoenfield suggests the Rangers should go hard after free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. That's easier said than done, obviously. Texas isn't the only interested team vying...

Kinsler ready to contribute to a new contender

There won't be much talk about Ian Kinsler filling Prince Fielder's shoes in Detroit. Different players, different positions - and different expectations. Still, Kinsler will be in the spotlight after he was traded to the Tigers from Texas in last week's blockbuster that sent Fielder to the Rangers. Detroit parted ways with its slugging first baseman to bring in a well...

Report: Miguel Cabrera told Tigers he wants to play first base

With Prince Fielder on the move to Texas, Miguel Cabrera wouldn’t mind moving back across the diamond next season. Cabrera, who played third base for the Detroit Tigers the past two seasons with Fielder at first base, has told the Tigers “I want to play first base,” according to Venezuelan newspaper El Universal. It would seem like a logical move for the Tigers to move Cabrera...

The Dodgers And “Too Many Outfielders”

If there’s any baseball story that’s just never going to end this winter — other than, “Jack Morris should/shouldn’t be in the Hall!” and “Alex Rodriguez fights with MLB!” — it’s almost certainly going to be “the Dodgers have too many outfielders, who will they trade?” It’s been a slowly building narrative for more than a year now, and now that Yasiel Puig...

How much money should the Detroit Tigers commit to Miguel Cabrera?

The Detroit Tigers were very lucky to get themselves out of a ridiculously bad contract when they traded Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler. They still have a bad contract on the books but it ends sooner, and is far easier to work around. The money they saved in the short term […]
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