Found August 13, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Prince Fielder is having a down season by his standards, and teammate Torii Hunter implied on Tuesday that the Detroit Tigers first baseman is being affected by some off-field issues. Hunter was appearing on the “Ryan and Rico” show on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM when he talked about Fielder. He was asked about what’s going […]

Fielder having off-field issues?

During a recent radio interview, Torii Hunter hinted that Prince Fielder's struggles this season may be related to off-field problems.

Report: Prince Fielder is getting a divorce

Prince Fielder told the media that everything is fine a couple of days ago after teammate Torii Hunter informed everyone listening to a local Detroit radio talk show that Fielder was dealing with someone. According to a report released today (Via, Fielder filed for a divorce back May. While Fielder may be telling the media that it isn’t a distraction, it’s hard to...

Prince Fielder getting divorce from wife Chanel

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter defended teammate Prince Fielder from criticism during a radio interview on Tuesday, and implied that the first baseman is going through some off-field issues. Larry Brown Sports has exclusively learned that Fielder is going through a divorce with wife Chanel, which is the issue Hunter was likely referring to. Fielder […]

Detroit Tigers Prince Fielder divorcing wife Chanel after 8 years of marriage

Detroit Tigers first baseman, Prince Fielder is divorcing his wife Chanel. Per Larry Brown Sports, Fielder filed for divorce on May 28 in Orange County, Fla., which is the area where he and Chanel make their offseason home. The two married during Prince’s minor league baseball season in July 2005. They have two sons together. The divorce was revealed following a radio interview...

Torii Hunter hints at off-the-field problem affecting Prince Fielder

We aren’t in the business of speculating about someone’s life and the impact it may have on them with their play. Sure, we sometimes have knowledge as to why Player A is having a hard time, because their life is playing out in the tabloids. Often times, though, that’s just a silly narrative to entertain the readers and draw pageviews or ratings. We try not to jump to personal...

Hunter comes to Fielder's defense

CHICAGO -- Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter made an important point Tuesday on the radio, one that shouldn't be lost in the speculation surrounding Prince Fielder. Hunter was waiting to go on the air on the new Detroit Sports 105.1 when he heard the host criticizing Fielder's play. Fielder, who's batting .261 with 17 home runs and 81 RBIs, is off his usual home run...

Hunter hints personal issue behind Fielder's slump

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter hinted on a radio show that teammate Prince Fielder's hitting slump might be caused by off-field issues. Talking Tuesday with station Detroit Sports 105.1, Hunter suggested that critics back off. He said ''a lot of people don't know what's going on'' in Fielder's life. A four-time All-Star, Fielder was hitting...

Tigers star Prince Fielder has filed for divorce

A day after he declared that “everything’s fine” news broke that Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder filed to end his marriage in May. According to court records in Orange County Fla. Fielder filed a dissolution-of-marriage case on May 28 asking a judge to end his marriage to Chanel Fielder. Lawyers for both parties could not immediately be reached for comment today...

Torii Hunter: Off-field Issue May Be Affecting Prince Fielder’s Play

Prince Fielder is batting just .261 this season, 23 points below his career average and a staggering 52 points off the .313 clip he raked at last season. According to Detroit Tigers teammate Torii Hunter, the explanation for Fielder’s struggles may extend outside of baseball. Torii Hunter tells Ryan & Rico on @DSports1051 that something's going on w/ Prince Fielder off...

Tigers’ Prince Fielder Getting Divorced From Wife Chanel

On Tuesday, Detroit Tigers’ outfielder Torii Hunter appeared on the “Ryan and Rico” show on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM, and chose to defend Prince Fielder from criticism that his play this season has been sub par. “Prince is a strong guy, man. A lot of people don’t know what’s going on in his life,” Hunter told the hosts. “But this guy is a strong guy. He’s out there...

Hunter Hints Fielder's Slump Due To Personal Issues

Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter hinted on a radio show that teammate Prince Fielder's hitting slump might be caused by off-field issues. Talking Tuesday with station Detroit Sports 105.1 Hunter suggested that critics back off. He said "a lot of people don't know what's going on" in Fielder's life. A four-time All-Star Fielder was hitting just ...

Prince Fielder Filed for Divorce on May 28, Could be Mysterious Off-Field Issue

A pending divorce in Orange County, Fla., first reported by Larry Brown Sports, is the off-the-field distraction for Prince Fielder that Torii Hunter alluded to during his radio hit on Detroit Sports 105.1 and could be the culprit behind Fielder’s struggles. Prince filed the motion to dissolve the marriage on May 28 and, according to a search of the Orange County Clerk’s Office...

Fantasy Baseball Dingers and Stingers: August 14

Update from last week: Torii Hunter continues to have a great year. Continue to start him in all formats. Kendry Morales is cold right now, but he's been reliable all year so I wouldn't bench him just yet. Chris Johnson continues to sizzle at the plate. He needs to be owned in all leagues. All the Biogenesis suspended players did not appeal, except for A-Rod. Drop them...
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