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After a miraculous 2011 season, Lance Berkman's fortune wore out in St. Louis in 2012.
Berkman found himself often injured in 2012 and underwent two knee surgeries during the season. It was a trying time for Berkman throughout the year and certainly not what the "Big Puma" had hoped.
Berkman appeared in just 32 games for the Cardinals in 2012, hitting .259 with just two home runs and seven RBI's. That production was certainly much lower than what has normally been expected for the switch hitter who has 360 career home and 1200 career RBI's.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak addressed Berkman' status earlier this week and unfortunately, it does not look Berkman will be back in a Cardinals uniform in 2013.
"It's hard to imagine us finding a fit for him here," Mozeliak said. "I don't know what his expectations are, what he envisions his role being, but clearly getting every-day at-bats for the St. Louis Cardinals would be v...
BEST OF MAXIM
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak says it's unlikely the team will be able to re-sign 16-game winner Kyle Lohse. He also doesn't see a spot for Lance Berkman even if he were willing to accept a reduced role.
One person who is definitely gone is bullpen coach Dyar Miller. Mozeliak said Thursday that Miller was surprised when informed he would not be kept....
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak met with the St. Louis media Thursday morning to discuss a variety of topics ranging from the Cardinals collapse in the NLCS to their goals for the offseason.
Below are some of the notable items from Mozeliak, including health updates on Jaime Garcia and Rafael Furcal and the plan for several players moving forward:
On the end of the season...
BRING HIM BACK
The Cardinals are unlikely to bring back Lance Berkman, but could the Big Puma end up back with the team he used to play for?
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The St. Louis Cardinals won't renew the contract of bullpen coach Dyar Miller, the team announced Thursday. The rest of manager Mike Matheny's coaching staff will be offered an opportunity to stay, general manager John Mozeliak said. That includes Mark McGwire, Derek Lilliquist and Jose Oquendo. Mozeliak prefers to fill the bullpen position from within the organization...
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...
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Long-time organizational pitching coach Dyar Miller will not return to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2013. The former MLB pitcher was St. Louis’ bullpen coach in 2012.