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Rangers | Prince Fielder in line for big game?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:49:12 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder is 4-for-11 with two home runs in his career off of New York Yankees SP Chris Capuano, who he faces Tuesday, July 27. Fielder is hitting .412 with five home runs and 18 RBI during his 12-game hitting streak against the Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: We don't typically recommend lefty hitters against southpaws, but this may be an exception. Fielder has a .287 average and .835 OPS with seven of his 15 home runs against lefties in 2015, and Capuano shouldn't strike fear in Fielder tonight.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder plays well against Yankees

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:25:01 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder is hitting .353 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 25 career games against the New York Yankees.

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,800, 11.6% of cap) has played very well this season with .337 batting average and 15 home runs. Fielder should be a nightly starting option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder resting Wednesday

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:25:39 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder is out of the lineup Wednesday, July 22, with 1B Mitch Moreland hitting cleanup in Coors Field.

Fantasy Tip: Moreland ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) faces lefty Jorge De La Rosa, and he has just a .256-2-7 line against lefties this year. Moreland is still a solid midrange choice on FantasyScore in the hitter's paradise.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder has two more hits

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 22:52:41 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, walk and a strikeout Tuesday, July 21, against the Colorado Rockies. He has 40 multi-hit games this season, tops in the majors, and he is second in the league with a .341 average.

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,800; or 11.6% of cap) has re-emerged as a must-start FantasyScore option after a difficult and injury-marred 2014 season.

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Rangers | Mitch Moreland not in the lineup

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 14:14:24 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Mitch Moreland is not in the starting lineup against Colorado Rockies SP Chris Rusin Monday, July 20. 1B Prince Fielder will start at first base since there is no designated hitter.

Fantasy Tip: Moreland ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) may not see much playing time against the Rockies since Fielder should remain in the lineup. Moreland likely will return when the team plays another American League team.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder an RBI machine

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:15:49 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder is sporting a 1.108 OPS with runners in scoring position this year, and he ranks fourth in the American League in OPS with runners in scoring position behind Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim OF Mike Trout (1.298), Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (1.174) and Oakland Athletics C Stephen Vogt (1.149).

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,800, 11.6% of cap) has been a pleasant surprise for those that took the leap on him after a lost season in 2014 due to an injury. There's no reason to believe he won't continue to hit in the second half of the season.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder keeps hitting

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:21:02 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder recorded his fifth straight multi-hit game going 2-for-4 with a run scored and a walk in a 3-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday, June 28.

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) has his average up to .351, and he leads the majors with 33 multi-hit efforts. With just 12 home runs, Fielder isn't displaying his typical power, but he is enjoying his most consistent season. He is one of the safer high-priced options at FantasyScore, but there are players available in the same price range with higher ceilings.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder hits homer No. 300

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 21:20:26 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder hit his 300th career home run in a 12-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, June 26, and he and his father, Cecil Fielder, joined Bobby Bonds and Barry Bonds as the only father-son duos to reach 300 home runs each.

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) has hit just 12 homers on the year, but his 48 RBI and .346 average put him in the top five in the AL in both categories. If you have the money to spare, Fielder offers a solid combination of upside and safety at FantasyScore.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder likes home cooking

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:50:35 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder is hitting .353 at home this year, which is the fifth highest average in the American League.

Fantasy Tip: Fielder ($5,700, 11.4% of cap) has been hitting everywhere this year, but taking his hacks in a hitter-friendly home environment doesn't hurt. He's a fine FantasyScore addition to your lineups against Oakland Athletics starter Jesse Chavez tonight.

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Rangers | Prince Fielder remains out

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:29:16 -0700

Texas Rangers 1B Prince Fielder will remain out of the starting lineup Thursday, June 18, against the Los Angeles Dodgers and RHP Zack Greinke. It wasn't surprising to see Fielder sit against LHP Clayton Kershaw Wednesday, but Fielder is out for the second straight day after doing a face plant while rounding third base Tuesday. 1B Mitch Moreland will start at first base and hit fourth in the order Thursday.

Fantasy Tip: Moreland ($4,300, 8.6% of cap) has 16 hits during an 11-game hit streak, entering Thursday's contest. He's been able to crush righties for a .331 batting average this season, and Moreland is a near must-start on FantasyScore, regardless of the difficult matchup.

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