Buzz: Brewers willing to Trade Prince Fielder

According to the New York Post, “The Brewers have informed teams they are willing to listen to offers for first baseman Prince Fielder,” in exchange for a “substantial package.”

In a recent report for, Buster Olney wrote, “Rival execs expect the Brewers to consider swapping Fielder for a pitcher, like Matt Cain,” who, at 22 years old, had a 3.76 ERA, while striking out 186 batters, in 34 starts.

Meanwhile, the 24-year-old Fielder hit 34 HR with 102 RBI in 2008.

fielder will go to arbitration for the first time this off-season, and is under contract through 2011…the buzz around baseball is that he is likely to be rewarded a $10 million salary, similar to what Ryan Howard got last off-season

nevertheless, if you’re a Mets fan who wants fielder, it sounds like you would need to trade at least Mike Pelfrey to get him…