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Postby pappymojo » Sat May 09, 2009 11:05 pm

Sat, May 9

Berkman (wrist) experienced pain during batting practice prior to Saturday's game and was held out of the lineup for the second straight day, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Recommendation: Darin Erstad took another spot start in Berkman's place. If he doesn't feel improvement before Sunday's rubber game, Berkman may opt to have a cortisone shot on the Astros' scheduled day off Monday.

Sat, May 9

1B Lance Berkman was scratched Friday, and didn't find out until game time. "I have not spoken with anybody," manager Cecil Cooper said. "Normally that's what I do. I talk to guys before I change the lineup and move them around, but today I just decided not to do it. I'm just going to post it and play."

Fri, May 8

Berkman was a late scratch Friday against the Padres due to a sore left wrist, the Associated Press reports.

Recommendation: The Astros didn't say whether the wrist soreness has been a problem all season, which could help explain Berkman's .184 average. Darin Erstad replaced him in the lineup.
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Re: Lance Berkman

Postby Nails86 » Mon May 11, 2009 9:09 pm

Can anyone provide any information on this mysterious wrist injury? Is it a bone bruise, ligament, etc.?
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Re: Lance Berkman

Postby beaverboy » Thu May 14, 2009 2:21 am

4/4 tonight. The Big Puma is fine.
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Re: Lance Berkman

Postby cwrtlm » Thu May 14, 2009 6:12 am

This is why I hate weekly lineups! Late Sunday and all day Monday they said he was Questionable then all of a sudden he gets in the lineup Tuesday and then has a nice game on Wed. Why can't each position lock individually like in Fantasy Football, instead of the whole team locking at the same time?
C- Hundley, Iannetta
1b- Wallace
2b- Barney/Barmes
3b- J. Lopez
CO- G. Sanchez
SS- Tulo
MI- Castro
OF- Bay, Hart, Pagan, Smith, Francisco, Ankiel
U- C. Ross(DL), Cantu
P- Carpent, Billings, Volquez, Marcum, Norris, J. Vazquez, Westbrook, Wolf, E Rogers
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Re: Lance Berkman

Postby JRAMI » Fri May 15, 2009 12:57 am

yah I put Delgado in and sat Lance and then it turns out Berk is fine and playing this week and Delgado is possibly going on the DL :,-( .No 1st baseman in my lineup this week
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