The Texas Rangers made a huge splash early in the MLB offseason with the acquisition of Prince Fielder. While there are still a lot of moving pieces that general manager Jon Daniels and the Texas Rangers have, winners and losers have emerged from the trade early in the offseason. Show More Summary
Despite the acquisition of first baseman Prince Fielder, the Texas Rangers are still a team with flaws. A number of good free agents remain on the market and should Texas sign them, it may fix some of the areas that need improvement. With...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings are still weeks away, but that hasn't stopped major free-agent and trade activity from already shaping the landscape of the offseason. From the blockbuster that saw Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler switch addresses, to Brian McCann's arrival in New York, to Jhonny Peralta's move to St. Show More Summary
With the shocking Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder trade on Wednesday night, the Texas Rangers took the baseball world by storm. Finally—and let me emphasize that—Texas has a premier power bat at first base. Since GM Jon Daniels traded...Show More Summary
It may not be as big or impactful of a trade as Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler was from earlier in the week, but the swap between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Angels does leave plenty to dissect and discuss. All in all, the...Show More Summary
A WINNING MOVE: Baseball slugger Prince Fielder will see a big reduction in his tax burden after getting traded to Texas, which has no state income tax. By Rob Nikolewski ? New Mexico Watchdog The Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers completed a blockbuster trade Thursday, with the Rangers sending second baseman Ian Kinsler to the...
After the Texas Rangers traded second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Detroit Tigers for Prince Fielder in a blockbuster deal, there have been a few weird coincidences involving the players. The latest comes from an MLB.com reader who predicted the trade last week. Rangers writer T.R. Show More Summary
Following Wednesday night's mega trade that saw the Tigers ship first baseman Prince Fielder and $30 million to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, there was bound to be some further roster shuffling from both teams. With some...Show More Summary
Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler swapped teams last night for this MLB offseason's first substantial transaction. If we had listened to this Rangers fan last week, though, we'd have already known about it. Read more...
The biggest move of the offseason so far was noteworthy solely based on the two All-Stars involved, but there's plenty of intrigue that extends to other players beyond just Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler. Like, say, the reigning American...Show More Summary
The talk of the baseball world on Wednesday night was the blockbuster trade that sent Ian Kinsler to the Tigers and Prince Fielder to the Rangers. In a bit of foreshadowing, ESPN released the above Sunday Night Baseball commercial with Fielder (then, still a Milwaukee Brewer) and Kinsler talking about trading each other - in fantasy baseball. Show More Summary
Detroit Tigers' fans aren't the only ones who are going to miss Prince Fielder. A day after the Tigers traded Fielder to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler (first reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman), Fielder's now former teammate Miguel Cabrera had a mini-tribute to his friend on Twitter: But those weren't the only messages left by Cabrera. Show More Summary
Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain hinted at some darker, less savory reasons for why the team traded first baseman Prince Fielder today on the Michigan radio show Doctor & Bentley. His comments are definitely suggestive, though it's not exactly clear what he's trying to get at. Read more...
On Wednesday night, the Rangers and Tigers agreed to a blockbuster deal, sending Prince Fielder to Texas and Ian Kinsler to Detroit, as reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports also reported that Detroit will also be sending the Rangers $30 million to supplement Fielder’s salary. The trade is good for both sides. Show More Summary
As you have probably heard by now, last night the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers made the first blockbuster trade of the MLB offseason: Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler. Detroit fills a need by acquiring a premium second baseman and shedding salary, while Texas gets a big bat to anchor their lineup and it also […]
The Alex Rodriguez show rolls on.
We never totally understood Prince Fielder. We were willing to give it a try, but we never really saw eye-to-eye with him. Was he the smiling, happy-go-lucky big first baseman with the even bigger bat, or was he the detached, enigmatic...Show More Summary
Big trade. Big implications.
The Detroit Tigers dealt first baseman Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, less than two years after signing the five-time all-star. In the one-for-one deal that took less than 24 hours to complete, Detroit will also send cash considerations – reportedly $30 million in payments starting in 2016 – to Texas and […]
Fact: Since his first full season in 2006, Prince Fielder has led MLB in games played with 1,283. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats and Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com