How many Major League teams had their first baseman batting in the number-nine hole?
Very few, if any.
Not to take anything away from Mitch Moreland, who is a serviceable first baseman and was arguably the best hitter for the Rangers two years ago in the World Series, but Rangers fans know that having their first baseman hit ninth on a daily basis is never a good sign.
After back-to-back World Series appearances and coming away with no hardware, it's time that the Rangers add the missing piece to their already ridiculous lineup. It is time to add Prince Fielder, and here are eight reasons why.