Lance Berkman, Cardinals agree
ST. LOUIS -- Lance Berkman has agreed to a $12 million contract with St. Louis, giving the Cardinals a valuable bat for 2012.
The 35-year-old Berkman is completing a big comeback season with 31 home runs, 91 RBIs and a .300 average. The switch-hitter made his sixth All-Star team this summer, his first such honor since 2008.
The signing was announced Thursday, before a game against the New York Mets. The Cardinals had won 12 of 14 and were 1½ games behind the Braves for ...
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