Berkman determined to play again
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"I’m convinced I can get back in, and hopefully by getting back out there, I’ll be helpful by the way I’ll be performing," Berkman said. "We’ll see what happens. I’m coming back, but it just has to get to a point where I don’t need a pinch runner every time I’m on base."
Berkman, out since July 7 with inflammation in his left hip, ran 10 60-yard strides Thursday. He ran at 50 percent and said when he tried to bump it up more than that, the injury crept in.
“If I can push myself to endure a little discomfort, I’m willing to do that to help my team win," Berkman said. “It’s not unrealistic to expect discomfort from here on out, I just have to manage it.”
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