Prince Fielder undergoes neck surgery in Dallas

Arlington, Texas-Texas Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder underwent surgery on Tuesday morning for a cervical fusion of the C5-C6 discs in his neck. The surgery was performed by Dr. Drew Dossett at the Carrell Clinic in Dallas and went as expected. Fielder will remain overnight and is expected to be discharged on Wednesday. He will undergo an extended period of rehabilitation and will most likely be sidelined for the balance of the 2014 season.