Prince Fielder, 1B, Milwaukee

After Pujols, he is the big fish in this shallow free-agent pond. Since several of the big-money teams are set at first base and the 27-year-old surely doesn't want to be pigeonholed as a designated hitter &mdash; he is a competent fielder &mdash; the market for his bank-busting contract seems limited. So, technically, the Orioles could slip in there, and some national media think they will. Don't bet on it. Orioles owner <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEBSL000190" title="Peter G. Angelos" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/tourism-leisure-industry/recreational-sporting-goods-industry/peter-g.-angelos-PEBSL000190.topic">Peter Angelos</a> doesn't set records for contract amounts, especially for someone with such a bad body (Fielder is listed as 5 feet 11, 275 pounds). Throw in the fact that he is a client of Scott Boras and looking for a winner, and the bottom would really have to drop out of his market for the big man to land here.

( Getty photo / October 13, 2011 )

After Pujols, he is the big fish in this shallow free-agent pond. Since several of the big-money teams are set at first base and the 27-year-old surely doesn't want to be pigeonholed as a designated hitter — he is a competent fielder — the market for his bank-busting contract seems limited. So, technically, the Orioles could slip in there, and some national media think they will. Don't bet on it. Orioles owner Peter Angelos doesn't set records for contract amounts, especially for someone with such a bad body (Fielder is listed as 5 feet 11, 275 pounds). Throw in the fact that he is a client of Scott Boras and looking for a winner, and the bottom would really have to drop out of his market for the big man to land here.

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