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Any chance the Brewers extend Prince Fielder?

Jan 22, 2010, 12:20 PM EDT’s Adam McCalvy wonders whether the Brewers are going to try to approach Prince Fielder with a contract extension. Doug Melvin wisely tells McCalvy that he wouldn’t tell him about any talks even if they happened, and then adds:

“But at some point, we said we want to get together. It has to be the
right time. Is it the right time now? I don’t know the answer to that.”

It’s OK if you don’t know the answer, Doug, because whether you approach Fielder or not is even the most pertinent question. This is: when was the last time Scott Boras let one of his top clients sign a contract extension two years before reaching free agency? I suppose it may have happened once or twice, but I wouldn’t bet a bag of chips on it.

  1. BTfromVT - Jan 22, 2010 at 12:59 PM

    Does Dice-K count?

  2. BTfromVT - Jan 22, 2010 at 1:08 PM

    does dice-k count?

  3. Old Gator - Jan 22, 2010 at 2:06 PM

    Prince Fielder wouldn’t have to be “extended” if he lost fourteen inches off his waistline. And then all those stupid emails would taper off too.

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