Prince Fielder RUMORS & NEWS

  • AL West hinges on Yu Darvish return and Rangers swallowing pride on Prince Fielder

    CBS Sports "The Texas Rangers are hitting their stride. They've won five of their past six games, allowing just 16 runs in that stretch ... with nine of those 16 coming Wednesday night, in a game they won handily anyway. Though they still trail the Mariners by a game and a half in the AL West, the Rangers own..." May 27

  • Rangers slugger Prince Fielder has sleep apnea

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder has started to wear a breathing mask at nighttime after being diagnosed earlier this week with sleep apnea. Fielder addressed his sleeping issues Friday morning, saying that the condition had started affecting him on the field only recently despite..." March 11

  • Insomniac Prince Fielder heads home for sleep study "Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder has been sent back to Texas to undergo a sleep study. Fielder has had difficulty getting a good night's sleep here in Arizona, and the Rangers suggested the study to see if that might help. "I think he's been feeling symptomatic for awhile," Rangers..." March 09

  • Rangers' Fielder 'got tired' in the middle of bounce-back season

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Uncertainty surrounded Prince Fielder a year ago as he reported all was well in his surgically repaired neck. He was doing all the off-season stuff he normally did, including some unorthodox training that seemed better suited for UFC fighters and wannabes. Texas Rangers brass, though, were..." January 30

  • Rangers organization 'surveying interest' in Prince Fielder

    MLB Daily Dish "Texas is reportedly open to moving Prince Fielder and is "surveying clubs' interest" in picking up the remainder of his current deal, according to Evan Grant of The Dallas Morning News. Although the Rangers are hoping to complete a deal, the club does not appear to be receiving much of a..." December 08

  • Donaldson takes top prize from peers at Players Choice Awards

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson continues to collect the accolades coming off the best season of his five-year career. After being named the American League Hank Aaron Award winner last month, Donaldson was named the 2015 Player of the Year at the Players Choice Awards on Monday..." November 10

  • Prince Fielder named AL Comeback Player of the Year by writers

    Dallas Morning News "Prince Fielder's comeback season continues to be recognized. The Rangers designated hitter/first baseman picked up on Thursday his second AL Comeback Player of the Year Award of the offseason, this one from Major League Baseball. Fielder, who also took the award from the Sporting News last..." November 05

  • Sporting News MLB awards: Prince Fielder voted AL Comeback Player of the Year

    Sporting News "Rangers DH/1B Prince Fielder was the overwhelming choice for Sporting News’ 2015 American League Comeback Player of the Year, as selected by a panel of 156 AL players. SN has given out the award since 1965. The veteran slugger, who had long been one of baseball's most durable players, was..." October 26

  • Prince Fielder front-runner for AL comeback player of the year award

    Toronto Star "A veteran American League slugger was gone from the scene last season. His return, as a force at designated hitter in the middle of his lineup, has lifted his team into playoff position. He is enjoying the game again and has even been a clubhouse leader. And he is the best choice for the..." September 30

  • 2015 Home Run Derby participants announced

    CBS Sports "As is the case annually, the Monday before the All-Star Game -- known simply as All-Star Monday -- will feature the main event that is the Home Run Derby. The contestants for the event were revealed Wednesday night and here they are: Kris Bryant, Cubs Josh Donaldson, Blue Jays Prince Fielder,..." July 08

  • Fielder won’t turn down offer to compete in Home Run Derby

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "First things first: Prince Fielder has not been named to the American League All-Star team. No player has, and none will be until the starters are announced Sunday and the reserves Monday. But he is the strong favorite to be picked for the July 14 game at Cincinnati and is likely to be the..." June 30

  • Prince Fielder hits 300th career homer in first inning vs. Toronto

    ESPN Dallas "Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder has joined his dad Cecil in the 300-homer club, making them the second father-son duo to reach the plateau along with Barry and Bobby Bonds. Prince Fielder homered in the first inning of the Rangers' 12-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday..." June 27

  • Rangers’ Prince Fielder getting back into swing of things

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Take it from the one player in the Texas Rangers’ camp who knows Prince Fielder better than any other — the first baseman is in the right frame of mind for a rebound season. “He seems like the same guy from what I remember in Milwaukee,” said right-hander Yovani Gallardo, a Brewers teammate of..." March 05

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Prince Fielder got clean bill of health from Dr. Drew Dossett.

  • Prince Fielder says he feels happy and healthy again after neck surgery

    CBS Sports "Prince Fielder opened up to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News in an enlightening interview published Friday, saying that he felt excited about playing baseball again now that he's healthy. A series of events dating back to 2009 had taken away Fielder's joy: Most notably a disc injury to his..." February 07

  • Fielder undergoes neck surgery, out 3-4 months

    SI "As expected, Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder underwent successful neck surgery on Tuesday and will likely be sidelined for the next three to four months. Yahoo! Sports national baseball writer Tim Brown tweeted on Tuesday afternoon that the five-time All-Star is in recovery after..." May 27

  • Prince Fielder out for the season with surgery on neck

    CBS Sports "Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is scheduled to have cervical fusion surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck this coming Tuesday, the Rangers announced in a press conference Thursday afternoon. General manager Jon Daniels -- who made the announcement -- said that Fielder will get a..." May 23

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The Texas #Rangers announce that 1B Prince Fielder is scheduled to undergo surgery Tuesday that will end his season, Jon Daniels says..

  • Prince Fielder 'seriously considering' season-ending surgery

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Four games between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers became more than just an ordinary May series seven months ago, when the two sides swapped All-Stars in an attempt to alter their offenses. Thursday, in particular, was supposed to be the biggie as the clubs matched up for the time since..." May 22

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    Richard Durrett @espn_durrett

    #Rangers Prince Fielder has been scratched. No pain, but felt weak in arm and will take day off. Leonys Martin scratched with neck pain.

  • Prince Fielder in Rangers' lineup

    ESPN "Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is in the lineup Tuesday batting fifth as the designated hitter against the Seattle Mariners. Fielder, 30, was given a nerve-root injection Saturday morning in hopes that it would alleviate some of the neck pain. He did not play Saturday or Sunday, ending..." May 20

  • Ailing neck sidelines Prince Fielder

    ESPN "There seems to be no relief in sight for the Texas Rangers' injury epidemic. Add slugger Prince Fielder to the list due to a herniated disk in his neck. Fielder received a nerve-root injection Saturday morning, and the club hopes he can play on Tuesday, assuming it alleviates the..." May 17

  • Prince Fielder ‘excited’ for fresh start, hitter-friendly Rangers Ballpark

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Prince Fielder didn’t need too much time to waive his no-trade clause and accept a trade to the Texas Rangers. The five-time All-Star viewed it as an opportunity for a fresh start after last season ended poorly in Detroit with him hitting only .225, and with no home runs or RBIs in the..." November 23

  • Prince Fielder could have blocked trade to Texas Rangers; here's why he didn't

    Dallas Morning News "On the phone Thursday, fresh off a quick Bahamas vacation, Prince Fielder sounded mellow, man, about his new digs in Arlington. “I think it’s going to be OK,” he said, then corrected himself. “No, actually I think it’s going to be good. I’m excited about it.” If so, you could barely tell..." November 22

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Confirmed: #Rangers get $30M. First reported by @JeffPassan. Price of Prince: $138M for 7 years. #Tigers save $76M.

  • Tigers agree to trade Fielder and cash to Texas for Kinsler

    Detroit News "Nothing about Prince Fielder has ever been small. Not his power, not his talent, not his body, not his signing as a free agent with the Tigers two years ago. And now, not his departure as a Tiger. The Tigers on Wednesday traded their slugging first baseman to the Rangers and cash..." November 21

  • Prince Fielder flops, and ultimately so do the vaunted Tigers

    CBS Sports "The Fielder Flop may soon hit the baseball lexicon whether you're talking about Prince Fielder's pseudo slide toward third base or his anemic postseason hitting. The slow-footed Tigers star got caught in a rundown between third and home and wound up falling on his face a metaphor for a sorry..." October 20

  • Prince Fielder's production isn't matching price tag, and it's costing Tigers

    Detroit News "First came the rain then came the boos raining down on Prince Fielder. And if you’d been paying attention you knew both were in the forecast Thursday night at Comerica Park. If Game 5 was a pivot point in this American League Championship Series between the Tigers and the Boston Red Sox it..." October 18

  • Prince Fielder shares moment with estranged father

    Fox Sports Detroit "Former Detroit Tigers slugger Cecil Fielder attended Friday night’s game between the Tigers and Marlins in Miami and shook hands with his son Prince next to the dugout before the game. FOX Sports Detroit cameras caught the happy reunion. The father and son haven't seen eye-to-eye in recent..." September 28

  • Tigers star Prince Fielder has filed for divorce

    Detroit Free Press "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..." August 15

  • Hunter Hints Fielder's Slump Due To Personal Issues

    ESPN "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..." August 14

  • Fielder gets big hit in 14th as Tigers beat Indians 6-5

    Detroit News "Some storybook endings aren’t even endings. The earlier and more dramatic finish on Wednesday night between the Tigers and Indians would have been for Miguel Cabrera’s monstrous home run in the eighth off rookie Danny Salazar to hold on as the winning hit. Big star refusing to strike out for..." August 08

  • Captains announce HR Derby participants on Monday "Three sluggers who have made the finals of the annual All-Star Home Run Derbywill be back on stage next Monday at Citi Field to try to capture another trophy. To achieve that goal, though, they'll have to fend off a talented group of challengers, including the Major League home run leader. It..." July 08

  • Prince Fielder delivers in clutch following gutsy move by Jim Leyland

    Michigan Live "Miguel Cabrera has been putting on a show. But the Detroit Tigers offense is not a one-man show. Prince Fielder proved that again Thursday night in a 7-6 win over the Minnesota Twins. Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland took the bat out of Cabrera's hands by asking Torii Hunter to bunt Omar..." May 24

  • Prince Fielder's 3-run blast extends Tigers' win streak

    Detroit Free Press "After Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer to rightfield on Sunday night, manager Jim Leyland repeated his belief that Cabrera has the best opposite-field power he has ever seen. Prince Fielder has to rank pretty high on that list, too. With the Tigers down two runs in the sixth inning..." April 30

  • Prince Fielder just fine being a sidekick on Miguel Cabrera's team

    Detroit News "He knew he was going to be awed by his new teammate. In fact, he was looking forward to it. This was more than a year ago, and Prince Fielder had just signed his huge contract with the Tigers. So most of the talk was about him. But some of his talk was about Miguel Cabrera. Or more..." April 01

  • Prince Fielder clubs another towering homer in Tigers' loss to Braves

    Detroit News "Prince Fielder is at least loosening up as the Tigers grind into the heart of their Grapefruit League schedule. Fielder hit his second mammoth home run in five games, a sky-scraping blast that appeared to have eclipsed the right-field light tower's upper altitudes at Marchant Stadium, which was..." February 28

  • Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder homer but Tigers fall to Blue Jays

    Detroit News "In one of those Grapefruit League games where things can get out of hand, things got out of hand Saturday for the Tigers as they lost, 10-3, to the Blue Jays in Detroit's spring-training home opener at Joker Marchant Stadium. Three pitchers who likely won't figure in the Tigers' immediate plans..." February 24

  • Avila: Tigers' Prince Fielder a 'logical choice' for MVP

    Detroit News "Can they make it three for three? If the Tigers go three-for-three — meaning three different players win the AL MVP in three years — who's the most likely third player? Alex Avila's nod goes to Prince Fielder. That's not to say, of course, there won't be a repeat winner, with either ace..." February 16

  • Tigers’ Prince Fielder thrives in the shadow of Detroit’s other stars

    National Post "With his beefy frame and prodigious power, Prince Fielder doesn’t look like a player who can simply blend into a lineup. Somehow, the slugging first baseman did just that in his first season with the Detroit Tigers. Fielder signed a US$214-million deal early last year, arriving in Motown..." February 14

  • Tigers' Prince Fielder graces world's largest baseball card

    Detroit News "Prince Fielder is big! And we're not talking about his physique. On Tuesday, the Tigers slugging first baseman watched as the Topps company unveiled the world's largest baseball card — and Fielder is on it. The card, which features Fielder in his familiar follow-through, is 90 feet tall..." February 13

  • With Torii Hunter and Victor Martinez in lineup, Tigers' Prince Fielder could be due for MVP season

    Detroit Free Press "Maybe the Tigers will have their third straight American League MVP next year, and maybe Prince Fielder will be the player that makes it happen. It has been a half-century since any big-league team provided the MVP three years in a row with three different players. The Yankees did it in 1961-63..." November 25

  • Prince Fielder's offense was no help to Detroit Tigers in World Series

    Detroit News "That's it. The Tigers season is over, in a four-game sweep at the hands of the San Francisco Giants. Many Tigers fans would prefer to forget about what took place in the last week. So cover your eyes if that applies to you. News: That was a disappointing display by the Tigers,..." October 29

  • Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder have set tone for Tigers

    Detroit News "The World Series is a day away and there are logistical issues, matchup issues and issues about what constitutes an issue. That's for others. The Tigers have no issues, even when it appears they do. From the manager who absorbs the hits, to laidback superstars Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder..." October 23

  • Quiet Tiger Prince Fielder speaks volumes with his play

    Detroit News "Oh, would he have preferred Comerica Park's baseball field at midday Friday to that media crowd and its cameras closing in on his locker. Prince Fielder's passion is playing baseball. Talking he could do without, unless it's kibitzing and giggling with his clubhouse and batting-order sidekick,..." October 06

  • Fielder foils Twins' home finale

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Every time Fernando Rodney finishes off a win for Tampa Bay, he pretends to shoot a bow and arrow into the sky, a gesture his former Tigers teammates couldn't wait to see this weekend, with the Rays playing the White Sox. "You can tell Fernando Rodney that if he shoots that [arrow] three times..." October 01

  • Alex Avila's jaw sprained after collision with Prince Fielder

    Detroit Free Press "Catcher Alex Avila might not be available tonight when the Tigers begin a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park. Avila didn't play in Monday's 5-4 loss to the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, one day after suffering a sprained jaw after colliding with Prince..." September 18

  • Tigers' Prince Fielder hits homers when they matter

    Detroit Free Press "Prince Fielder's recent homers have meant a lot. Entering Tuesday, Fielder's last five homers had tied the score or put the Tigers ahead: • On Aug. 6 against the Yankees, he hit a bases-empty homer off Ivan Nova in the second to put the Tigers ahead. • On Aug. 10 at Texas, he came up with..." August 29

  • If Cabrera, Fielder, Jackson don't get some help, Tigers could miss playoffs

    Detroit News "Here's what the Tigers can do about shaking up their troublesome bottom-half batting order. Realistically — nothing. Not unless their boss, Dave Dombrowski, can come up with some kind of replacement part that right now appears to be fantasy, is anything likely to change with manager Jim..." August 19

  • Prince Fielder's pair of blasts all the offense Tigers need

    Detroit Free Press "A tie game in the later innings against the Baltimore Orioles isn't a recipe for success. Boasting the third-best bullpen in baseball (statistically, anyway) with huge flame-thrower Jim Johnson closing games, the Orioles don't surrender many late leads. But after unusual ordinary outing..." August 18

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