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While you're sitting around waiting for the next "mystery team" to emerge in the running for Prince Fielder (yes, we're looking at you, Arizona Diamondbacks), enjoy the video above of Drew Storen's mechanics in slow motion (not the guys who fix his car) via Pitchers Power Drive dot com.
So, just what the heck is Pitchers Power Drive, anyway? A car? A race? A pill? No, silly. It's a device! Via the company website:
"The device teaches by a combination of auditory sound and kinetic feel, the two most important multi-sensory leaning methods. The early timing of hearing this click trains pitchers to initiate power with their back hip which keeps their weight over the rubber longer. This weight transfers into their standing leg, thigh, knee and foot thus giving an explosive hip and torso at landing. The device allows them to feel and hear the power of their initial movement from knee lift down the mound with a proper hip lead. The click...
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The Chicago Cubs are not among the MLB teams try to woo free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder.New Cubs manager Dale Sveum told reporters that the team isn’t try to fill its need for a power bat in the middle of the lineup by acquiring Fielder, who hit .299 with 38 home runs and 120 RBIs last season."There haven't been any discussions with us for Prince, that's just...
This news comes from a Bob Nightengale tweet, who stated that the free agent slugger and the defending AL champions were meeting at a Dallas-area hotel. Fielder would make a lot of sense for the Rangers, who suffered through Mitch Moreland at first base last year. Moreland had a .259/.320/.414 line last year for the Rangers and was worth just 0.4 fWAR, one of the worst marks in baseball...
HBT: Prince Fielder is meeting with the Rangers. Fielder in that ballpark and in the middle of a lineup that scored 855 runs last season would be scary
Prince Fielder visited with the Rangers Friday as part of his free-agent tour, according to a report.
While you're sitting around waiting for news on Prince Fielder, enjoy the photo above of Michael Morse in a sombrero, via Michael Morse's Facebook page. "Mi Madre en Mexico (Epcot)" says Morse.
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The Nationals continue to be in the Prince Fielder sweepstakes, although the club is not willing to give the free-agent first baseman a 10-year deal like the one that first baseman Albert Pujols got from the Angels, according to a baseball source. It appears that the Nationals are, however, willing to give Fielder a no-trade clause.
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Prince Fielder will sign before Spring Training, but he probably won't agree to a long-term deal with the Dodgers or Marlins, or a one-year deal with the Brewers, according to yesterday's reports. Here are today's Fielder rumors, with the most recent updates up top:
One executive who speaks with the Nationals regularly tells ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark that he’s...
Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan said Saturday that talks with free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder are "very preliminary," and that nothing is imminent.Meeting with fans at Rangers FanFest, Ryan was asked about the team's meeting with Fielder on Friday."We met Prince yesterday and his agent Scott Boras to try to get a true
feel for where they are at this point...