Prince Fielder RUMORS & NEWS

  • Fielder: 'I can't play Major League Baseball anymore'

    The Score "Prince Fielder, the Rangers' veteran slugger who's undergone two major neck surgeries in three years, officially announced his playing career is over during an emotional press conference Wednesday in Texas. "The doctors told me that with two spinal fusions, I can't play anymore," Fielder told..." August 10

  • Banister devastated as Fielder's career faces abrupt end

    The Score "Having spent the first two years of his managerial career penciling Prince Fielder's name into the lineup virtually every day until his neck gave out, Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister said it's "devastating" to lose the six-time All-Star. On Wednesday, not two weeks after Fielder underwent..." August 10

  • Prince Fielder’s health fails him in MLB career full of personality and power

    SI "In baseball, success comes in all shapes and sizes, and for the better part of a decade, Prince Fielder—listed at 5' 11", 275 pounds—ranked not only among the game’s top sluggers, but also as its most durable player. Since being traded to the Texas Rangers in November 2013, however, his body began..." August 10

  • Prince Fielder to retire after second neck injury in 27 months

    Sports Day "Prince Fielder's latest neck injury is forcing him to give up baseball. SportsDay's Evan Grant confirmed Tuesday that Fielder is retiring. Fielder had his second neck surgery in 27 months last month. Fielder required a cervical fusion to repair a herniated disk. Fielder had the..." August 10

  • Prince Fielder to undergo fusion surgery on Friday for Rangers

    Number Fire "Texas Rangers designated hitter Prince Fielder (neck) will undergo fusion surgery on Friday. What It Means: This was expected, but is nonetheless a huge blow for the Rangers, and even more of a troubling setback for Fielder -- who posted a .348 wOBA in June -- himself. He already had..." July 27

  • Rangers slugger Prince Fielder's season is over

    Sports Day "It's just about official: Prince Fielder is out for the season. The Rangers designated hitter/first baseman is expected to undergo season-ending neck surgery, general manager Jon Daniels said late Monday afternoon. Fielder has a C4/C5 herniation in his neck, one vertebrae above where he had..." July 25

  • Prince Fielder’s season could be done, Shin-Soo Choo placed on disabled list

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Two of the Rangers core offensive players, Prince Fielder and Shin-Soo Choo, were placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday. An MRI revealed Fielder has a herniated disk in his neck and could need another season-ending surgery. The designated hitter had neck surgery in 2014 and missed most..." July 20