Fielder helps Tigers bats, hurts pitchers

Updated: January 24, 2012, 11:28 PM ET
By Tristan H. Cockcroft | ESPN.com

The Detroit Tigers moved quickly and aggressively to replace the injured Victor Martinez, likely out for the season with a torn ACL, and in doing so, they sure stole one of the biggest headlines of the 2011-12 offseason.

Martinez's replacement: One Prince Fielder, who reportedly agreed to a nine-year, $214-million contract, per ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick.

That means that, 20 years after Fielder's father Cecil hit 35 home runs for them, the Tigers have "Big Daddy's" ...

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