Around Baltimore, there have been whispers - but just that - about a so-called promise that the Orioles and their front-office will go out in the offseason following the 2009 or 2010 seasons and add a big bat either via free agency or a trade. The whispers have been primarily centered around two sluggers currently calling the NL home - Prince Fielder and Adrian Gonzalez.
Both players are young with Prince being 25 years old and Adrian being 27. The ages fit that mold for rebuilding that the Orioles have set in place with such players as Adam Jones (24), Nick Markakis (26), Matt Wieters (23), Chris Tillman (21), and many others with huge upside.
Now, just which one should the Orioles acquire given the chance?
Option Number 1: Prince Fielder
Prince is slugging his way to huge numbers in Milwaukee as the Brewers fail to make any noise in their division, making him expendable. Its a shame they can't loan CC for another three months.
Prince's current line is as follows: