The Big Puma has missed much of the 2013 season due to leg injuries. Surprise! Since June 26th Berkman has only one hit and two walks in 21 plate appearances. In 71 games for the Rangers, Berkman is hitting .247/.346/.367 (all career lows if you throw out his rookie season that consisted of only 34 games). Sentimental Astros fans wanted to bring Lance back to be the DH in Houston this year. Fortunately, Jeff Luhnow and company knew better.
By Greg Thurston -
About the Author
The senior member of the CTH staff (in more ways than one) I have been rooting for the Astros since long before any members of the current roster were born. My favorite players through the years include Bob Watson, Glenn Davis, Steve Finley, Mike Hampton, and Roy Oswalt. Even though the results on the field have been poor for for the last few seasons, I still enjoy following and writing about the team. I'm keeping hope alive that things are going to get much better soon.