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Friday April 19th 2024


Lance Berkman Doesn’t Like To Platoon/DH

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Berkman actually had a no-trade clause and a $15 million 2011 option with the Astros. When he was traded, in order to agree to waive his NTC, he had the Yankees promise not to use his option. It’s not often a player Berkman’s age wants a team to promise not to pay him $15 million, so it was a pretty strong indication that he didn’t want to stay in the Bronx past this season.

Now he’s pretty much confirmed that.

Via the NY Daily News:

Would returning to the Bronx in a platoon role be to his liking?

“No, I don’t ...

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