The Texas Rangers are meeting with free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder today, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today.
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The potential interest by the Rangers provides a much needed boost for Fielder’s market value. While several teams had initially seemed interested in acquiring the All-Star, over the course of the last several weeks it has appeared that the Washington Nationals had become his only remaining suitor.
It is believed the Rangers have money to spend after missing out on free-agent starting pitcher C.J. Wilson to the Los Angeles Angels. The club, who has lost two-consecutive World Series, is also currently in negotiations with Japanese import Yu Darvish, however reports indicate that those talks are not going well.