The Rangers’ slugger has a new trick up his sleeve after returning from neck surgery.
Beat the shift.
Sometimes the baseball gods can be calm and nurturing, too I want to see this 200 times this year. Your browser does not support iframes. That is, 200 times from Prince Fielder alone. A combined 20,000 times around the league. The shift is dumb, but it should never be illegal. Here's hoping this is a trend, not a spring fancy.
SURPRISE, Ariz. — It is early morning in the desert, and there is every reason to be half asleep right now. Gray skies. Chilly rain. Dog days of spring training. But inside the Texas Rangers clubhouse, Prince Fielder is wide awake. He rags Mitch Moreland about the day's impending trip to Goodyear to face the Reds. Show More Summary
Prince Fielder had an RBI single and scored a run in Texas' three-run first inning, and the Rangers and Chicago White Sox played to a 4-4 tie Wednesday.
Prince Fielder homered and drove in three runs, Elvis Andrus got two hits in his first game and a Texas Rangers split squad defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 Sunday.
In late 2013, shortly after the Detroit Tigers were eliminated from the playoffs in the ALCS, they traded Prince Fielder to the Rangers in exchange for Ian Kinsler. It was a huge blockbuster at the time, and analysts immediately started...Show More Summary
The Texas Rangers weren't bit by injuries in 2014 —they were ruthlessly mauled. On Sept. 2, the day the Rangers were officially eliminated from playoff contention, nine players expected to be a part of the club's Opening Day lineup and...Show More Summary
Just ask the 2014 Texas Rangers. MLB teams don't win World Series rings in the offseason. Last winter, the American League West club was widely hyped after bringing in Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo. Once the games rolled around, the squad underachieved and couldn't stay healthy. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian's butt hasn't broken the Internet... yet. Nonetheless there's a need to improve this cover [NSFW]. Prince Fielder Jake Butt pic.twitter.com/AphZFDBu3h — nick pants (@nick_pants) November 12, 2014 G-Wiz THE MESSIAH EMERGES. REPENT. pic.twitter.com/1aHsZUZi3h — WzzzzzzzNtzzzzzzzzzz (@wzzntzz) November 12, 2014
Anything that could have gone wrong for the Texas Rangers in 2014 did, truly making it a season to forget. Manager Ron Washington resigned, Prince Fielder was healthy for about a week before a neck issue ended his season and Shin-Soo...Show More Summary
A major league high 22 players — including Prince Fielder, who was acquired in a blockbuster trade — have been on the Rangers’ disabled list.
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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman discusses the implications of baseball star Prince Fielder's appearance on the cover of ESPN: The Magazine's Body Issue. The post 5 Big Problems With Prince Fielder’s ESPN: The Magazine Cover Photo appeared first on The Good Men Project.
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Even a pro athlete isn't immune to having his body bashed. An unclad, strategically positioned Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is on one of the covers for ESPN magazine's annual Body Issue, and the Twitterverse is reacting with shock and awe that a man so large is featured. (How...
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One of the most beloved tropes in sports lore is the Triumph of the Unexpected Body. When I think about those stories, I think about cheering on Muggsy Bogues from my friend's living room when I was eight or nine. I knew nothing about...Show More Summary
Prince Fielder bares all for ESPN's newest Body Issue, showing that the human body can be impressive and beautiful no matter its size. The post Prince Fielder And The Beauty Of ESPN’s Body Issue appeared first on ThinkProgress.
An early glimpse of ESPN’s annual Body Issue — which comes out this Friday — reveals that Texas Rangers MLB star Prince Fielder is on one of the covers in his full naked glory. It took all of one day for the body-shaming to start, with Twitter commenters slamming ESPN... More »