Prince Fielder kept up his hot spring training start by lining an RBI single in a two-run first inning and then doubling in the Texas Rangers’ 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
While Kinsler said he will miss certain teammates, he hardly wishes the best for the Rangers in the future.
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Fielder, acquired in a trade from Detroit for Ian Kinsler, had a weak grounder in the first inning.
When a grounder ricocheted off Prince Fielder’s mitt during his first workout with the Texas Rangers, he quickly held it up and proclaimed with a smile, “It’s new.”
Prince Fielder left a sour taste in Tigers fans mouths after the 2013 season. After watching this video your face my pucker just a little bit more.
As much of a topic as offense has been this off-season, Nathan believes the defense will make the difference in 2014.
If reports are to be believed, Prince Fielder, since becoming a Texas Ranger, has lost 40 lbs, cut his hair, and appears to give a rip about baseball in ways that it appeared he never did when he spent two years with the Tigers.
“I think fans and media were probably upset with him not having no RBIs and no homers,” Hunter said.
There won’t be much talk about Ian Kinsler filling Prince Fielder’s shoes in Detroit.