Fielder season-ending surgery possibility dampens showdown with Kinsler
Fort Worth, Texas (Star-Telegram) — Four games between the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers became more than just an ordinary May series seven months ago, when the two sides swapped All-Stars in an attempt to alter their offenses.
Thursday, in particular, was supposed to be the biggie as the clubs matched up for the time since the November trade of Ian Kinsler for Prince Fielder. It was supposed to give the Rangers and Tigers a chance to be reminded of what the other was missing.
Both, it turns out, are missing Fielder, who has a herniated disc in his neck and is seriously considering having surgery that would likely end his season.
Read more here from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.