With each passing day, the demeanor of most Brewers fans begins to fade ever so slightly regarding the status of their beloved first baseman, Prince Fielder.
In 2011 (his final year under contract), Fielder is set to make $15.5 million. Once his contract is up, rumor has it that agent Scott Boras will vouch for a contract at or above the infamous $200 million range.
For a franchise with a 2011 payroll a shade under $85.5 million, that's ridiculously high.
So for the time being, should Brewers fans begin to relinquish their constructive perceptions of the situation at hand?
By now the answer seems to be a resounding "yes."
Though the Brewers are in the midst of a promising season, here are five Prince Fielder trade possibilities GM Doug Melvin may consider by the end of the season.
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