Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 10/15/14
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 ...
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  • Yankees could have used Berkman when they let him go the first time in 2011. With those bad knees at his age, he's too much of a gamble now. I'm wondering if Cashman might still be interested in today's Pinstripe Birthday celebrant as a DH if he can get the Cubs to pay part of his salary. http://wp.me/p1wIrS-5P6f
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