Tigers, Prince Fielder Nearing Nine-Year Deal

The Tigers are "very close" to a nine-year deal with Prince Fielder, Yahoo's Tim Brown tweets. Fielder will join Miguel Cabrera in the middle of the Tigers' order to create more than enough offense to make up for the loss of Victor Martinez.

Though the market for Fielder seemed far from robust at times this offseason agent Scott Boras has found an unexpected suitor once again. 

This post was originally published on January, 24th, 2012.


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126 Comments on "Tigers, Prince Fielder Nearing Nine-Year Deal"


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NYYANKEES
3 years 5 months ago

Mystery Team FTW

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Infield Fly
3 years 5 months ago

Absolutely!! Mind-blowingly out of nowhere!!

I hate to give props to Boras, but here goes: way to play poker, Mr. [sneaky] Agent! (ugh…now my stomach hurts!)

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3 years 5 months ago

um. what.

Member
3 years 5 months ago

This is very interesting.

The Tigers current payroll is only $106MM which is about $17MM less than last year.

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AisoRed
3 years 5 months ago

He’s kidding right? With all these fake account tweets, he’s just adding his own joke, right?

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3 years 5 months ago

haha so much for Dombrowski saying he wasn’t interested

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ultimate913
3 years 5 months ago

I don’t even… WUUUUTTTTTTTT??????