Prince Fielder has been as good as advertised this year. He has come into a new league, faced new pitchers, adjusted to a new ballpark, all the while doing his job of protecting the best hitter in baseball. Better than anyone could have hoped for.
Even though this year has been great for Fielder, he still has eight years remaining on his contract. Here is why the best is yet to come.
Whether itís his smile, his demeanor on the field, his hustle on every single play, there is something for everyone to like about Fielder. When Tigersí General Manager Dave Dombrowski got permission from team owner Mike Ilitch to sign the free-agent, fans everywhere were elated. Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera in the same line up? The idea alone was unfathomable, but it was going to become a reality.
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