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Pick Josh Hamilton over Prince Fielder

Both are great, but Rangers outfielder is more versatile and a better long-term fit

Updated: January 18, 2012, 12:43 AM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

If pitcher Yu Darvish joins the Texas Rangers on Wednesday, as expected, then Jon Daniels' top priority becomes finding a way to fit Prince Fielder into the club's budget.

Daniels just shouldn't do it at Josh Hamilton's expense.

If Daniels must ultimately choose between Hamilton and Fielder long-term, then he should spend his dollars on Hamilton.

Hamilton, entering the final year of his contract, has said he'll cut off negotiations when spring training starts.

It'll probably ...

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