Surprised? Get in line.
As Benjamin Kabak of River Avenue Blues mused, “A handful of teams could have used Prince Fielder on a long-term deal. The Tigers were not one of them. Strange.”
In spite of living within a chubby-wubby frame, Fielder has missed exactly one game in the last three years. He clocked 38 home runs and posted a stellar .408 wOBA in 2011.