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Geoff Blum considers himself an NL guy at heart, and this year, he has a little extra incentive to want to see the Cardinals prevail if only because it would mean his former teammate Lance Berkman would finally get a World Series ring.

Lance Berkman Says His Gray Beard Makes Him De Facto Team Leader

Lance Berkman delivered a big hit for the Cardinals in Game 1 of the World Series. The right fielder doubled in two runs in the fourth, putting St. Louis up 2-0. They beat the Rangers 3-2. After the game, the 35-year-old veteran was asked about his status as one of the team’s leaders. He gave [...]

Texas Rangers Looking to Really Force Lance Berkman to Eat His Words

Someone should have told St. Louis Cardinals’ outfielder Lance Berkman to keep his words short and sweet, because he may just have to eat them. Prior to the start of the 2011 MLB regular season, Berkman touted the Texas Rangers as “an average team.” His Cardinals are preparing to face that “average team” in the 2011 MLB World Series beginning tonight. Last...

Lance Berkman and C.J. Wilson Traded Trash Talk Before Season, Now Meet in World Series

When players talk trash to one another we have a tendency to make a big deal out of it, then forget about it and move on. This all happens fairly quickly. Trash talk is only news when it’s news. Otherwise it becomes old, irrelevant information. However, the trash talk exchanged by C.J. Wilson and Lance [...]

Cardinals' Berkman to start Game 1 of World Series

St. Louis Cardinals veteran outfielder Lance Berkman will start Wednesday's Game 1 of the World Series. Berkman did not get the start in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series against Milwaukee Brewers lefthander Randy Wolf, but will be in the lineup versus Texas Rangers southpaw C.J. Wilson. Allen Craig got the start while Berkman rode the bench in the previous...

Berkman: I was wrong about the Rangers

Lance Berkman says comments he made about the Rangers were wrong.

Lance Berkman’s Revival in St. Louis Started Immediately

It took fewer than 10 games with the Cardinals for Lance Berkman to become a respected figure in their clubhouse.

St. Louis Cardinal Lance Berkman apologizes to entire state for Texas Rangers comments

Lance Berkman knew he couldn't run from the cameras. So the Cardinals outfielder looked straight into the first one that zoomed in on his face and offered a mea culpa to the entire state of Texas.

Berkman Clears Air on Comments

The comments are old news by now. Back in January, on a Houston radio show, New Braunfels native and former Astros great Lance Berkman made some disparaging remarks about the defending AL champion Texas Rangers. When asked why he chose to sign with the St. Louis Cardinals in the off-season instead of the Rangers after an unsuccessful stint with the New York Yankees, Berkman fired...

Lance Berkman to start in Game 1 in right field

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Berkman, Wilson add new chapter in Game 1

Lance Berkman and C.J. Wilson have been tied together through comments made off the field this season, and the pair met on the field in Game 1, with Berkman delivering an RBI to start the scoring.

Cards' Berkman offers mea culpa to all of Texas

Lance Berkman knew he couldn't run from the cameras. So the Cardinals outfielder looked straight into the first one that zoomed in on his face and offered a mea culpa to the entire state of Texas.

Bats holding sway, but pitchers still could take charge of World Series

Lance Berkman is looking for a two-tone World Series. Nail-biters on the banks of the Mississippi. Hammer time in Texas.

Rangers Meet Lance Berkman and Allen Craig, Drop World Series Game 1 to Cardinals

Chris Carpenter came up big over six solid innings Wednesday night -- including a nice diving defensive play in the first for which Elvis Adrus deserves a thank you gift for not crushing the pitcher's right hand -- to help his St. Louis Cardinals earn a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the World Series. After three scoreless innings pitched by both Carpenter...
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