The mushroom cloud from the Kinsler-for-Fielder supertrade that blindsided us all still lingers weeks later. As the dust finally begins to settle, we find ourselves punch-drunk, covered in dust, and wondering what exactly just happened.
Prince Fielder used to take batting practice as a kid at Tigers Stadium, and was known for hitting the ball over the right-field fence at a young age.
Prince Fielder could have vetoed the blockbuster swap of players that sent him to the Rangers and Ian Kinsler to the Tigers, less than two years after signing his big deal with Detroit.
When the news broke Wednesday night that Texas traded Ian Kinsler for Prince, the Metroplex EXPLODED with excitement and praise for the embattled Jon Daniels.
The Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers have agreed to a deal to send slugger Prince Fielder to Texas for second baseman Ian Kinsler.
My solution involves keeping Kinsler, Profar, and Andrus. It’s not anything groundbreaking as the talk of asking Ian Kinsler to move to first base surfaced last offseason, but I dug into his contract figures and to me it makes sense to keep him, if he will move to first base.
Ian Kinsler scored the go-ahead run on Danny Farquar’s balk in the 10th inning, handing the Texas Rangers a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
The usually reliable Milwaukee bullpen faltered Wednesday, sending the Brewers home with a 5-4 loss to the Rangers. Texas rallied when three Milwaukee relievers got wild.
Leonys Martin hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Texas Rangers , pulled out a 14-11 victory over the Los Angeles Angels that took nearly five hours Tuesday night.
Manager Ron Washington described the team’s weekend play as “very uncharacteristic baseball” following a weekend home sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles.
Ian Kinsler capped a six-run sixth inning with a bases loaded double, and the Rangers beat the Orioles 8-5 on Monday night in a rematch of last year’s AL wild card game.
Devin Mesoraco hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Saturday night.