Prince Fielder Trade Rumors To Boston Red Sox

Posted: 28th April 2010 by Jesse Motiff in MLB
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Before the ink could dry on Ryan Howard's five-year, $125 million contract extension, speculation already was running rampant in Milwaukee on how the deal for the Phillies' first baseman would effect Prince Fielder. Word had already leaked out that Fielder would likely start his contract talks based on the eight-year, $184 million deal signed by Joe Mauer. Fielder would offer no such "hometown discount" like Mauer did for the Twins. As much as Brewer fans want the club to sign Fielder at any cost, giving the slugger an annual salary anywhere near $23-$25 million a year doesn't make sense for the long-term success of the team. It's becoming more clear every day that the Brewers will have to trade him, and they would be wise to do so sometime during the 2010 season. The possibility for poten ...

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