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Lance Berkman's option declined

Updated: October 31, 2013, 4:31 PM ET
By Todd Wills | ESPNDallas.com

The Texas Rangers, as expected, announced Thursday that they have declined the $12 million club option to retain designated hitter/first baseman Lance Berkman.

The Rangers will pay Berkman a $1 million buyout.

Berkman, 37, batted .242 with six home runs and 34 RBIs in 73 games in one injury-plagued season with the Rangers. He dealt with a hip injury as well as problems with his surgically repaired right knee all season.

After hitting .319 with two homers and 15 RBIs in the ...

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