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The Wind Up: To Prince, With Love

Goodbyes are never supposed to be easy. So when Tuesday rolled around and I received a push notification that read: “Prince Fielder’s career likely over,” I had to stop to read it again. Not Prince. First off, he was the first Brewer I genuinely ever loved. Secondly—and selfishly—from a fan’s perspective, it is a less than ideal notification to receive on one’s birthday...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers: So long Prince Fielder

Prince Fielder was dealt an unfortunate hand when he was forced to step down from professional baseball. The former Milwaukee Brewers first baseman departs from America’s pastime leaving us fans with a sad ending to a great story. Fielder is currently recovering from his second spinal fusion surgery. His reoccurring neck injuries have his doctors concerned about his future health...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Prince Fielder asked odd question during retirement press conference

On Wednesday, Prince Fielder announced at a press conference he was retiring after surgery to fuse vertebrae in his neck. Among the questions he was asked was one about Lou Gehrig. The Yankees great was, of course, diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (now also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) which forced an early end to his career. During Fielder’s session with the media...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder touches Adrian Beltre’s head for last time

Prince Fielder on Wednesday announced at a press conference that he was retiring from professional baseball due to problems with his neck, which is currently in a brace. Fielder has endured two spinal fusion surgeries in the last few years and his body is no longer cooperating. The Texas Rangers DH, who batted just .212 in 89 games this season, was emotional as he said goodbye to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder and the career that wasn’t

Prince Fielder will retire from baseball. OK, he’s not officially retiring, but for all intents and purposes, his career is over. At the age of 32, Fielder isn’t exactly old, and what started as a promising career for the slugger will be forever clouded by “what ifs.” In his first full season in 2005, the squat lefty smashed 28 home runs. He followed that up with a 50...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball loses its Prince

Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal sent a tweet this morning that caught baseball off guard, "Prince Fielder’s career appears over."  Prince had recently went under the knife for a neck injury for the second time in two years and had not yet been cleared to return to the diamond. Fielder burst into the big leagues in the spring of 2006, but he had an impact on the game much...
Via Yardbarker
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder's career reportedly appears to be over

A number of prominent MLB players have seen their careers come to a close in 2016. It appears you can add Rangers DH Prince Fielder to the list. Sources: Prince Fielder’s career appears over. #Rangers expected to hold press conference tomorrow. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 9, 2016 #Rangers’ Fielder underwent his second neck surgery on July 29. He is guaranteed...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder to undergo season-ending neck surgery

The Prince has left the building. Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Monday that slugger Prince Fielder needs surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck and is out for the remainder of the 2016 season, per Bill Jones of CBS Dallas/Fort Worth. Jon Daniels says Prince Fielder is out for season...Dr. Drew Dossett confirms earlier diagnosis...herniated disc in neck...needs...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder posts cryptic message amid injury news

Prince Fielder and the Texas Rangers found out about some potentially disappointing news earlier this week when it was learned that the slugger could be out the rest of the season due to a herniated disk in his neck. But it was Fielder who took it to the next level by posting a cryptic message on social media as the news was being disseminated and subsequently discussed. In a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Prince Fielder could be done for the season

The Texas Rangers were dealt bad news on Wednesday. Prince Fielder’s 2016 season may be over. Prince Fielder has another neck herniation....may be done for the season....know more after Friday exam — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) July 20, 2016 Any time neck injuries enter into the equation, the news in very bad. In the case of Fielder, it’s even worse. He missed nearly...
Via Sportsnaut
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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