Prince Fielder - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Prince Fielder Record percentage of big leaguers born outside 50 states NEW YORK (AP) — A record 29.8 percent of major leaguers at the start of the season were born outside the 50 states, topping the previous high of 29.2 percent in 2005. The Dominican Republic led with 93 players, followed by Venezuela (77) and Cuba (23), the commissioner's office said Monday. Venezuela topped its previous high of 66 in 2012 and Cuba matched its most, set last ... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 19:54:00 GMT 2017-04-03T19:54:00Z AP sources: Napoli passes physical, set for 3rd Texas stint DALLAS (AP) — Mike Napoli has passed his physical, clearing the way for an $8.5 million, one-year deal and his third stint with the Texas Rangers. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that the deal was done and that Napoli will be introduced Thursday. They spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the Rangers had not announced th... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 02:20:00 GMT 2017-02-16T02:20:00Z AP source: Mike Napoli, Rangers working on another reunion Mike Napoli and the Texas Rangers are working toward another reunion, this time to fill pressing needs the AL West champions have for a first baseman and another big bat in the middle of the lineup. The slugger and the team have been negotiating a contract, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. That person spoke on condition of anonymi... Wed, 08 Feb 2017 01:06:00 GMT 2017-02-08T01:06:00Z AP source: Rangers, James Loney agree to minor league deal ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers and free agent first baseman James Loney have agreed to a minor league contract, a person familiar with the deal said Monday. Loney will join several others vying for time at first base for the Rangers after Mitch Moreland agreed to a deal with Boston and Prince Fielder was forced to retire because of a neck injury. The person spoke ... Mon, 23 Jan 2017 20:44:00 GMT 2017-01-23T20:44:00Z