AP source: Tigers, Texas to swap Fielder, Kinsler

Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty ImagesPrince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers looks on prior to Game Six of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 19

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Tigers and Texas have agreed to a blockbuster trade that would send slugger Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday night because no announcement had been made.

Fielder signed a $214 million, nine-year contract with the Tigers before the 2012 season that includes a limited no-trade provision, and the big first baseman was set to approve the deal.

Kinsler just finished the first season of a $75 million, five-year contract.

The deal was first reported by CBSSports.com.

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