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I am almost scared to post this after what happened to a guy recently, but I have heard some interesting stuff about Prince Fielder and Baltimore.

One of my connections in the world of journalism - who works for a Southern California small press/weekly paper in the San Diego/La Jolla area - knows I am a big time Orioles fan and she sent me a note saying that one of her friends who works on a national sports beat at another site claims that Fielder's reps and the Orioles have been meeting regularly.

This might not be "news" to some, but it could be a sign that things may heat up in the next few days or next week.

Again, feel free to disregard this if need be.

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It's plausible that DD has stayed in touch with Boras on PF. I think the key will be for Boras to bring the price tag down closer to $20 million versus $25-27 and the years to be more in the 6 or 7 range. The Nats seem to be the only known suitor for PF at this point. Thanks for sharing what you have heard. I used to hear stuff about the Redskins a few years back that didn't make it in the news and I currently have a friend who is coaching on an SEC football staff so I get some good tidbits there. It's interesting when you hear the behind the seens stuff. Sometimes its all in the presentation.

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I am almost scared to post this after what happened to a guy recently.

He wasn't banned for thinking that Fielder might sign with Baltimore. He was banned for an elaborate attempt to fabricate a relationship with a player and to lie about what he had been told. And then he was banned for using a second screen name.

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Love the constant popcorn type posts that don't even attempt to add to the discussion (sorry guys just a pet peeve I really try to not care but when I see many other people get grilled for no content posts it's tough to let slide every time).

Anyway to me if true its like Jon Heyman saying the O's have been talking to Boras...Given the odds of the op even being true and its non news even if true I would be surprised if this thread amounted to anything big.

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It has to be correct. As we know Angelos delegates reeling them in until it's time to seal the deal, so that's why our "reps" are negotiating.....Pete's busy in his office with crustacean litigation. We all know Prince loves seafood. Me, I'm thinking it's the Rays or Marlins. I think we're swimming upstream if we believe Fielder might become an Oriole. Anyway....I'm headed out for some sushi. If any more post-worthy insights swim into my head I'll be sure to cast them your way. Never post or grocery shop when hungry!

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