Tigers Road to the World Series

Photo: Carlos Osorio/AP

Jan. 24, 2012

Just days after Victor Martinez tore his ACL, the Tigers swooped in to snag the biggest hitter still left on the free-agent market, giving Prince Fielder a nine-year, $214 million contract. Fielder would go on to bat a career high .313 while reaching 30 home runs for the sixth time and 100 RBIs for the fifth time.

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