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Lance Berkman had a rough season hitting as many homers as he had knee surgeries (2). He was coming off a ‘11 campaign where he hit .301/.412/.547 with 31 HR's, 94 RBI's, 90 runs and a .959 OPS. But he was bitten hard by the injury bug which has put his future and career in doubt.
Joe Strauss of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch caught up with Berkman after the Cardinals were eliminated who said he was “not real sure” about whether he will retire or look for a job next season. “I think it would behoove me to at least listen if there is an offer out there,” he said. “But honestly I don't know what is going to happen or what's going to be my thought process.”
Berkaman said he will approach the offseason as if he will play next season and will listen to offers that are presented to him.
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