MLB Free Agents 2012: 3 Reasons Texas Rangers Will Sign Prince Fielder

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MLB Free Agents 2012: 3 Reasons Texas Rangers Will Sign Prince Fielder
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After dropping Game 7 of the 2011 World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals by a 6-2 mark on Friday night, the Texas Rangers must now try to forget their postseason miscues and focus on a promising offseason.

Truthfully, there aren't many holes hampering Ron Washington's club moving forward.  However, rumor has it that they may be in the mix for signing former Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Prince Fielder—a move that would almost certainly put the club over the top in 2012.

Its a bold task to pursue, especially with the incredible competition vying for Fielder's services this offseason.  However, if they are truly intent on returning to the Fall Classic next year and beyond, they must resort to acquiring the hefty vegetarian.

Here are three concise reasons the Rangers will succeed in signing Fielder this winter.

Follow Alec Dopp on Twitter: @alecdopp, and read his blog.

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