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Lance Berkman Pr mlb-13#1AS-6AW-27WS-1

+ Played between 1995-2013 Reached MLB Status: Retired
Biography Data
Positions: 1B-785, LF-549, RF-374, OF-266, CF-166, DH-100
Proper Name: William Lance Berkman
Born: February 10, 1976 (39.208)
Place Waco, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 205 Bats/Throws: Switch-Left
High School: Canyon (New Braunfels,TX)
College: Rice University
Drafted: 1997 -- 1st round (16th overall) by Houston Astros (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:July 16,1999 (23.157)
TBC Player ID:1080
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-01-30 - Announced retirement More
Prospect Ranks:[2000]MLB #37 HOU #2 [1999]MLB #13 HOU #1 [1998]MLB #64
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($10m) Club option for 2014 by Texas Rangers (2013-01-07)
Organizations:HOU, NYA, SLN, TEX
Signed by:David Lakey
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
37 49 95 74 83
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-01-30DHRMLBAnnounced retirement---
    2013
    2013-10-31DHFAMLBRangers declined option, declared free agency---
    2013-09-01Texas RangersDHActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-14Texas RangersdhDL-15FriscoAAAssigned to Frisco (AA) for rehab40man
    2013-08-10Texas RangersdhDL-15Round RockAAAAssigned to Round Rock (AAA) for rehab40man
    2013-07-08Texas RangersdhDL-15Texas RangersMLBDL-15 Left hip inflammation [Trying to break up double-play]40man
    2013-01-07Texas RangersdhActive-MLBTexas RangersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($10m) Club option for 201440man
    2012
    2012-10-29-1BFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-09-01St. Louis Cardinals1bActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-08-24St. Louis Cardinals1bDL-15MemphisAAAAssigned to Memphis (AAA) for rehab40man
    2012-08-04St. Louis Cardinals1bDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Right knee inflammation40man
    2012-07-14St. Louis Cardinals1bActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-05-20St. Louis Cardinals1bDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Sprained right knee40man
    2012-05-13St. Louis Cardinals1BActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB40man
    2012-05-13St. Louis CardinalsLF-RFActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2012-05-07St. Louis CardinalsLF-RFDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLB40man
    2012-04-20St. Louis Cardinals1BDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Left calf strain40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Cardinals
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Astros to Yankees for Jimmy Paredes and Mark Melancon
    Signed by Astros (6-years)
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Houston Astros in 1st round (16th overall) of 1997 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Texas Rangers$ 10,000,00092690$ 490,000$ 3,019,5052013-01-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($10m) Club option for 2014
    2012St. Louis Cardinals$ 12,000,00059494$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011St. Louis Cardinals$ 8,000,000101889$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-09-22 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($12m) Extension signed during 2011 season
    2010Houston Astros$ 14,500,00033397$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-04 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($8m)
    2010New York Yankees$ 14,500,00033797$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-04 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($8m)
    2009Houston Astros$ 14,500,00025398$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Houston Astros$ 14,500,00026298$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Houston Astros$ 14,500,00013199$ 380,000$ 2,459,737
    2006Houston Astros$ 14,500,00013299$ 327,000$ 2,365,072
    2005Houston Astros$ 10,500,00039396$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-03-19 - Signed to 6-year contract for 2005-2010 ($85m) Club option for 2011
    2004Houston Astros$ 6,500,00094590$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Houston Astros$ 3,500,000195776$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Houston Astros$ 500,0004831646$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Houston Astros$ 305,0005702437$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Houston Astros$ 175,000795320$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Houston Astros$ 200,000807340$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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