by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (5/14/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder has reached base in 23 straight games at Comerica Park.
Fielder is one of the best hitters in baseball, so these types of streaks shouldn't be unexpected. At home, he's hitting .295/.444/.607 with five home runs this year. He'll have a chance to extend his streak Tuesday and Wednesday against the Astros, and then the Tigers will play in Texas Thursday.
Prince Fielder smacks ninth home run
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (5/10/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder hit his ninth home run of the season in his team's 10-4 win over the Indians Friday night. It was the only hit of the game for Fielder, who also drew a walk in five plate appearances.
Fielder has hit .298/.422/.573 in 154 plate appearances this season.
Prince Fielder pads RBI total
by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com (5/5/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder was able to pad his RBI total Sunday against the Astros. Fielder drove in a game-high four runs in the 9-0 win, with two of those coming on a two-run home run in the first inning, his eighth of the year.
He also ripped a two-run single in the second and finished 3 for 5 with four RBI and a run scored.
Fielder has hit safely in eight of the last nine games and is batting .314 (11 for 35 ) with three home runs and 10 RBI over that span.
Prince Fielder homers in second consecutive game
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (5/1/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder homered for the second consecutive game Tuesday.
Fielder went 2 for 2, with a two-run home run against the Twins Tuesday. Monday, Fielder clubbed a three-run shot. Fielder has flashed a little more power to begin the year, and currently has a .591 slugging percentage.
Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera have 3-0 green light
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/29/2013) Tigers manager Jim Leyland said Monday that Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera almost always have a green light to swing on a 3-0 count, MLB.com reports. He also said most players don't feel comfortable swinging in a 3-0 count.
"I never give Miguel the take -- him and Prince," Leyland said. "Unless you think the game's a lopsided game where you don't want to get somebody hit or something like that."
That said, Cabrera is more likely to take a 3-0 pitch than swing. Cabrera is 6 for 13 swinging on 3-0 during his career. He homered off Cory Gearrin on Sunday in that count.
Fielder has gone 7 for 20 swinging on 3-0 during his career. He's walked in all four plate appearances in that count this season.
Prince Fielder gets day off from 1B
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/27/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder was given a game off his feet on Saturday against the Braves. Fielder got his first start as the designated hitter.
Entering Saturday, Fielder is batting .299 with five homers and 22 RBI over 77 at-bats. He's leading the American League with 18 walks.
Prince Fielder hitless in offensive barrage
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com (4/26/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder was the only Tigers starter held hitless during the team's 10-0 win over the Braves Friday night. He went 0 for 3 with two walks and one RBI, making him 0 for 8 with six walks in his last three games.
With a .299 batting average, Fielder is hitting under .300 for the first time since April 7. He'll try and get back on the board as the interleague series continues this weekend.
Prince Fielder hits fifth homer
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/21/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder entered Sunday's series finale against the Angels with a .609 slugging percentage through 17 games. The 28-year-old raised that mark, going 2 for 5 with a home run and a walk in a 4-3 loss.
Fielder reached on an infield single in his first at-bat before launching a two-run shot off starter C.J. Wilson in the fifth inning. It was his fifth long ball.
Prince Fielder keeps hitless skid brief
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/19/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder finished 2 for 4 with a double during a 2-0 loss at Seattle Thursday. Fielder halted a modest two-game hitless streak -- tied for his longest of the season -- and bashed his sixth double.
He has 10 total extra-base hits while ranking second in the American League with 19 RBI. The veteran slugger has posted seven outings with multiple hits this year for a .351 batting average.
Prince Fielder stuck in a rut
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/18/2013) After a hot start to the season, Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder has struggled in his last two starts.
Fielder is 0 for 11, with nine strikeouts in the last two games. During Wednesday night's 14-inning game with the Mariners, Fielder left four batters on base. Fielder will look to get back on track against Hisashi Iwakuma Thursday.
Prince Fielder nabs AL player of the week honors
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/15/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder won AL player of the week honors for his performance from April 8-14. Fielder hit .632 (12 for 19) with two home runs, four doubles, five runs, nine walks and 11 RBI in six games last week.
For the season, Fielder has a slash line of .429/.527/.833/1.361 through 12 games. He also has four homers, five doubles and 19 RBI.
Prince Fielder stays scorching hot
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com (4/13/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder provided all of the Tigers' offense Friday, as the team fell 4-3 to the Athletics in extra innings.
Fielder slugged a three-run home run in the third inning off Bartolo Colon, a shot that ended the Tigers' scoring in the game. Fielder finished 4 for 5 with three RBI and one run scored.
Fielder is batting .417 with 17 RBI and three home runs. He has nine RBI over the last four games. Fielder also has three home runs, with more walks (seven) than strikeouts (six) in 36 at-bats.
Prince Fielder reaches base four times
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com (4/11/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder had a great game against the Blue Jays Thursday.
Fielder reached base in all four of his plate appearances. He was 2 for 2 with a double and two walks. Fielder also drove in four runs in the 11-1 victory.
Prince Fielder doubles for ninth RBI
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (4/9/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder started the scoring Tuesday in a 7-3 against Toronto. Detroit led 1-0 in the first on Fielder's RBI double off the wall in right-center.
Fielder finished 2 for 3 with two walks. He's batting .308 (8 for 26) with two doubles, two home runs and nine RBI in seven games.
Prince Fielder has happy homecoming
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/5/2013) Detroit first baseman Prince Fielder finished 2 for 4 with a pair of home runs -- his first of the season -- and five RBI during the Tigers' 8-3 win over the Yankees on Friday. Fielder, who went hitless in his previous two games, became the third Tigers player with at least two homers and five RBI in a home opener since 1916, joining Kirk Gibson and Delmon Young.
The veteran slugger posted two outings with multiple homers last season -- one coming in the second game -- as he finished with 30 home runs, his lowest total since his rookie campaign in 2006.
Prince Fielder already in RBI category
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (4/1/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder got off to a nice start Monday on opening day in Minnesota. The slugger, batting fourth, notched two hits in the game and drove in a run.
Fielder doubled in the first inning down the left-field line and that scored Miguel Cabrera to give the Tigers an early 2-0 lead. He went 2 for 4 in the game and added a run scored in the 4-2 win.
The 29-year-old Fielder picked up where he left off after a strong spring in which he hit .305 with four homers and 18 RBI.
Fielder racking up spring RBI
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/28/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder connected for a three-run homer off Astros starting pitcher Philip Humber in Thursday's 11-4 spring loss. It was Fielder's third spring home run. He's batting .298 (17 for 57) with a double, seven walks, seven runs and 15 RBI in 23 spring games.
Fielder goes deep again
(2/27/2013) Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder hit his second home run of the spring on Wednesday, taking Braves starter Tim Hudson deep in the first inning. Fielder is now batting .300 with five RBI.
Fielder not a fan of days off
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (2/3/2013) FOX Sports Detroit reports Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder isn't a fan of days off. "It's not broke, you can play," Fielder said. "If you're injured, I get it. If you can grip the bat and swing, you should be all right." Fielder played 162 regular season games in 2012 for the second straight season and third time in four years. In fact, he hasn't played less than 157 games in a season since 2006. Fielder was entertaining playing in the World Baseball Classic, but ultimately declined in order to get ready for the 2013 season. "I did (have interest), but just for me," he said. "I play every day, so it's hard, man. It's really hard to do that. I'm starting to feel little aches and pains here and there, so I don't know. It seems like a great honor to do it, but I think I really owe it to the Tigers to be ready for the season."