Just as Leyland expects the Ballpark at Arlington to help Fielder, he expects Comerica to benefit Kinsler.
“They were looking for a power-hitting, middle-of-the-lineup-type bat,” Dombrowski said. “So when you looked at it it made sense from both perspectives if a deal could work out.”
Fielder and Kinsler are sitting on a couch watching baseball and San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum appears and Kinsler asks if Prince would do a fantasy trade that involves “me (Kinsler) for him (Lincecum)?”
Fielder needs a change of scenery, and the Tigers need a change for him.
This could end up being one of the greatest trades in recent Detroit history.
After Game 6 of the ALCS, Detroit Tigers slugger Prince Fielder said, “It’s not really tough for me. It’s over, bro.” In hindsight, those words look an awful lot like foreshadowing.
Texas Rangers and Tigers have agreed on a blockbuster trade to send Prince Fielder to Texas for Ian Kinsler.
By trading Price Fielder to the Rangers for Ian Kinsler, Dave Dombrowski pulled a rabbit out of a hat. More than that.
Fielder came to town last year riding high on a contract and quickly became a fan favorite. Then he hit the skids
Champ: Jeremy Gallon for his performance against the Indiana Hoosiers where he caught 14 passes for 369 yards.