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Rangers slugger Prince Fielder might have surgery

Rangers slugger Prince Fielder might have surgery

Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is facing the prospect of season-ending surgery after an MRI exam revealed the herniation of disks in his neck just above an area in which he had surgery two years ago.

Fielder and outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, who has lower-back discomfort, were put on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday.

Dr. Robert Watkins, who examined both players in Los Angeles, recommended surgery for Fielder. 

Daniels said Fielder will return to Texas and get a further evaluation Friday from Dr. Drew Dossett, a specialist who did Fielder’s neck...

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