After all that has not transpired this off-season for the New York Yankees the last thing fans wanted to read was a rumor that Lance Berkman, aka the Big Puma
could be re-emerging in the Bronx in 2013.
Well as of two-days ago, Dan Martin of the NY Post reported that bringing back the switch-hitting Big Puma was a possibility and Ken Rosenthal confirmed this via twitter too.
The #Yankees are interested in Lance Berkman, but it's not clear whether he'd consider a return to NY given the Texas teams' involvement.— Ken Davidoff (@KenDavidoff) January 4, 2013
But no need to panic Yankee fans, as within the last hour the Dallas Morning Star verified that the Texas Rangers have inked Berkman on a one-year, $10 million deal with an option for a second season pending him reaching specific benchmarks.
Lance Berkman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In case you might have deliberately forgotten that back in 2010 the Yankees traded two prospects to the Houston Astros for the now 37-year old ...