MILWAUKEE, WI - OCTOBER 16: Prince Fielder #28 of the Milwaukee Brewers reacts after he flied out for the third out in the bottom of the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Miller Park on October 16, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
According to Jim Bowden of ESPN, the Washington Nationals and 1B Prince Fielder are working on a deal, but do not have a deal in place as of this time. Just yesterday, we heard that the Nationals -- along with the Texas Rangers -- were frontrunners in the Fielder sweepstakes. Additionally, a number of executives believe that the Los Angeles Dodgers will ultimately make a bid for him.
Pricne Fielder, 27, hit .299/.415/.566 with 38 home runs in 2011 en route to a third place MVP finish.
Twitter / @JimBowdenESPNxm: The Nationals continue to ...
"The Nationals continue to work on a deal for Prince Fielder...BUT THERE IS NO DEAL repeat NO DEAL as of tonight according to sources"
Twitter / @JimBowdenESPNxm: According to multiple sour ...
"According to multiple sources the Nationals and Prince Fielder are working towards a deal but DO NOT have a deal at this time.... stay tuned"