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Fielder back in Rangers' dugout after career-ending surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Prince Fielder was in the Texas Rangers' dugout during Saturday night's game, his first appearance since announcing last month that he couldn't play again after a second spinal fusion surgery. Rangers fans gave Fielder a rousing ovation when the big slugger was shown on the video boards after the first inning against Oakland. Teammates pushed him out in front...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Brewers in the Age of the Prince

In one of the more heartbreaking press conferences I’ve ever seen, Prince Fielder announced that doctors could not clear him to play professional baseball due to the second surgery on a herniated disk. It’s a sad end to an otherwise great career. While Fielder played for the Tigers and the Rangers, he will always be known as a Milwaukee Brewer. The first baseman was drafted by...
Via BP Milwaukee
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Prince Fielder asked odd question during retirement press conference

On Wednesday, Prince Fielder announced at a press conference he was retiring after surgery to fuse vertebrae in his neck. Among the questions he was asked was one about Lou Gehrig. The Yankees great was, of course, diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (now also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) which forced an early end to his career. During Fielder’s session with the media...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder and the career that wasn’t

Prince Fielder will retire from baseball. OK, he’s not officially retiring, but for all intents and purposes, his career is over. At the age of 32, Fielder isn’t exactly old, and what started as a promising career for the slugger will be forever clouded by “what ifs.” In his first full season in 2005, the squat lefty smashed 28 home runs. He followed that up with a 50...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder’s Baseball Career Is Over

After last season, Prince Fielder was named the American League Comeback Player of the Year. Neck problems and surgery ruined Fielder’s 2014, but he came back to run a 124 wRC+ over 158 games played. Fielder was plenty deserving of the award, and it looked like the 31-year-old had his career back on track. But this season, Fielder developed symptoms similar to the ones he had before...
Via Fangraphs
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder's career reportedly appears to be over

A number of prominent MLB players have seen their careers come to a close in 2016. It appears you can add Rangers DH Prince Fielder to the list. Sources: Prince Fielder’s career appears over. #Rangers expected to hold press conference tomorrow. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 9, 2016 #Rangers’ Fielder underwent his second neck surgery on July 29. He is guaranteed...
Via The Outside Corner
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder to undergo season-ending neck surgery

The Prince has left the building. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that slugger Prince Fielder needs surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck and is out for the remainder of the 2016 season, per Bill Jones of CBS Dallas/Fort Worth. Jon Daniels says Prince Fielder is out for season...Dr. Drew Dossett confirms earlier diagnosis...herniated disc in neck...needs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder posts cryptic message amid injury news

Prince Fielder and the Texas Rangers found out about some potentially disappointing news earlier this week when it was learned that the slugger could be out the rest of the season due to a herniated disk in his neck. But it was Fielder who took it to the next level by posting a cryptic message on social media as the news was being disseminated and subsequently discussed. In a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Prince Fielder could be done for the season

The Texas Rangers were dealt bad news on Wednesday. Prince Fielder’s 2016 season may be over. Prince Fielder has another neck herniation....may be done for the season....know more after Friday exam — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) July 20, 2016 Any time neck injuries enter into the equation, the news in very bad. In the case of Fielder, it’s even worse. He missed nearly...
Via Sportsnaut
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder sent home to get sleep problems evaluated

Prince Fielder has had such a hard time sleeping at Texas Rangers camp that the team has sent him back to Dallas for evaluation. According to Matt Mosley of the Dallas Morning News, Fielder hasn’t been getting a full night’s sleep since his arrival in Surprise, Ariz., and the team wanted to get it checked out now. “It sounds like he’s having disjointed sleeping,” assistant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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