Rangers DH Lance Berkman Retires From Baseball, Ending 15-Year MLB CareerAfter spending 15-years as a professional baseball player, Texas Rangers DH Lance Berkman decided to retire, he told MLB.com on Wednesday afternoon.
Report: Former Rangers DH Berkman Leaning Towards RetirementAfter a less than memorable stint in Texas, free agent slugger Lance Berkman is leaning towards retirement, according to a report out of Pittsburgh.
Rangers Decline $12M Contract Option For BerkmanThe Texas Rangers have declined their $12 million contract option for Lance Berkman, making the 37-year-old switch-hitter a free agent.
Grandpa BerkmanBen says that Lance Berkman is the main person to blame for the disappointing 2013 Rangers offense, and he also plays the audio from the tense encounter he had with Lance after Monday night's game.
Rangers Activate Berkman & 3 Pitchers From DLThe AL West-leading Texas Rangers have gotten back a veteran designated hitter and three pitchers from the disabled list in time for the pennant chase.
Rangers Expect To Activate Feliz, Tepesch And Berkman From DLTexas manager Ron Washington says the Rangers expect to activate pitchers Neftali Feliz and Nick Tepesch and designated hitter Lance Berkman from the disabled list when rosters expand on Sunday.
Berkman Likely Not Back Before SeptemberLance Berkman said that he is waiting to be activated from the disabled list by the Rangers, and knows that may not happen for at least two more weeks, when the rosters expand.
Berkman, Rangers Evaluating Status After Rehab Lance Berkman was back in the Texas Rangers clubhouse Friday. It was still unclear when he would be back in the lineup.
Berkman Not Ready To Retire YetThe 37-year-old Rangers designated hitter, who is currently on the disabled list, said Thursday, after pondering his playing future for several days, that he is "coming back."
Berkman Ponders If He Will Play AgainAfter a strong start to the season, the switch-hitting Berkman was hitting .254 with six home runs and 34 RBIs in 68 games when he went on the DL.
Rangers Place Berkman & Tepesch On DLAging Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman felt a twinge in his side, and rookie right-hander Nick Tepesch complained of a sore elbow.
Rangers Rally To Beat The A's, 9-4The Texas Rangers finally find their bats and rally back to beat the Oakland Athletics Wednesday night in Arlington.
Rangers Give Berkman Another Day OffLance Berkman said that he isn't upset about being left out of the lineup Monday night for the opener of a four-game series against Oakland. He'll take the extra day to regroup.
Wash Preaches Patience With Rangers OffenseThe Texas Rangers are in an offensive funk. But manager Ron Washington is stressing patience to his players -- knowing that in time, things will change.
Rangers Hand Indians 8th Straight LossLance Berkman hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat Cleveland on Monday night 6-3 to hand the Indians their eighth straight loss.