Fielder contract doesn't change the math

BY foxsports • December 21, 2010

Posted: January 18, 2011, 5:55 p.m. CT

By PATRICK DONNELLY

FOXSportsWisconsin.com

The Brewers signed Prince Fielder to a one-year contract on Tuesday, avoiding arbitration one day before the filing deadline. Fielder, who hit .261 with 32 home runs and 83 RBIs last year, will earn $15.5 million in 2011, a record deal for an arbitration-eligible player.

However, Brewers fans should know that this is largely a procedural move


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