Rangers decline $12M option for Berkman
October 31, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texas Rangers have declined their $12 million contract option for Lance Berkman, making the 37-year-old switch-hitter a free agent.
Berkman gets a $1 million buyout for the second year of the deal signed in January.
Berkman hit .242 with six home runs and 34 RBIs in 73 games this season. He went on the disabled list July 7 with a left inflammation and a sore right knee, and played only five games after coming back the final month of the season.
The six-time All-Star played only 32 games for St. Louis in 2012, when he dealt with a strained left calf and had two operations on his right knee. He hit .301 in 2011 for the Cardinals, who won the World Series that season over Texas.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
6-1 L7, 22-8 Run, 10-2 L12 G-Plays
10-2 L12 G-Plays, +1,229 L39 Picks
2-0 +237 Y'day, 12-4 L16 G-Plays
3-0 Run, 35-22 +1,241 L57 Picks
4-1 +355 L3 Days, 15-7 L22 Totals
22-14, +825 L36 MLB Picks
6-3, +499 Last 9 Selections
+2,178 Net Profits This Year
6-2, +532 MLB Last 8 Picks
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!