Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 11/27/11
Beginning next Monday in Dallas, the baseball industry will swarm about the Hilton Anatole in Dallas for four frenetic days. Every text message, phone call and footstep by the high-powered agents and executives will nudge the sport a little closer to spring training. The winter meetings are romantic that way, a convenient week between Thanksgiving and Christmas when fans neglect fantasy football rosters and dream about summer. They imagine Scott Boras marching through the lobby to distribute gold-embossed binders extolling the historic accomplishments - and bright future - of free agent Prince Fielder. OK, maybe it's not quite that dramatic. But as he did with superstar free agent Alex Rodriguez 11 years ago, Boras will bring his best fastball to the Anatole. "This guy has done so much at a young age," Boras said over the telephone Sunday, when asked about the Fielder thesis. "I've pared it down - and I've still got 70 pages." The tome is a lock for the Winter Meetings Bestselle...
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