Found January 25, 2012 on Where Is Andy Van Slyke:
Prince Fielder is out of the NL Central on a ridiculous nine-year deal, which leaves precious few high-level free agents on the market. Two of them -- Roy Oswalt and Edwin Jackson -- are pitchers that certain bloggers wearing a Penguins shirt while sitting in a lab in North Carolina would like to see the Pirates show some interest in. Unfortunately, I don't see any way that the Bucs get Roy Oswalt on a semi-cheap one-year deal because it looks like Oswalt is mainly interested in pitching for a contender in 2012. And since the Pirates haven't expressed any interest at all in Jackson, I doubt anything will happen there. Meanwhile, Neal Huntington keeps saying that he's not trying to trade Andrew McCutchen and people keep reading that as "Neal Huntington might trade Andrew McCutchen (via MLBTR). Mike Fast, who's been doing absolutely cutting-edge work with PitchFX at Baseball Prospectus over the last year, has been hired by the Astros to work in their front office....

Prince Fielder to the Detroit Tigers: The Pros and Cons of the 9 year deal

Since the beginning of time, or so it seems, the American League has clearly favored power hitters, while the pitching has been better in the National League. The designated hitter enables aging power hitters the chance to prolong their career. Baseball purists like myself find it frustrating that out of shape hacks have the ability to make millions a year just taking...

Prince Fielder Finally Signs, Not With The Nats

Whoa, boy. Detroit signed Prince Fielder to a nine-year, $214 million deal, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. That’s two years and $54 million than WaPo’s Adam Kilgore speculated he’s worth. So, good. All the best to Prince in Detroit, where his pop used to play, which is weird. Previously: Our Prince Fielder Roundtable

Fielder, Tigers near 9-year, $200M deal (AP)

A person familiar with the negotiations says Prince Fielder and the Detroit Tigers are nearing agreement on a nine-year contract worth about $200 million. CBS first reported the terms of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because talks are ongoing. The person says "there are still some things that need to be worked out."...

Fielder, Tigers agree on nine-year deal

Free agent first baseman Prince Fielder and the Detroit Tigers agreed Tuesday on a nine-year, $214 million contract that fills the AL Central champions' need for a power hitter, a person familiar with the deal said. (Jan. 24)

Reyes, Pujols or Fielder?

The Eagle has landed. The last of the “big” Mohicans, Prince Fielder, has finally agreed to a mega-deal and now has a new home in Motor City… Rah, rah, or better yet, vroom, vroom… So now that the dust has settled, here is an interesting question first posed by Mets historian and ESPN New York statistician Mark Simon who asked via Twitter: Lets look at all three deals up...

Boston Red Sox Make Offers To Jackson, Oswalt

The Boston Red Sox have been looking for starting rotation help all offseason and now they’ve started to make moves to add some guys there. The Red Sox have now made offers to both Edwin Jackson and Roy Oswalt, the two best starters left on the free agent market. After moving an anchor of a contract in Marco Scutaro to Colorado, the Red Sox have now moved quickly...
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