Berkman didn't do much against Ramirez today, but he doesn't hit lefties as well as he hits righties (.264/.386/.412 vs. lefties, .309/.433/.594 vs. righties over the last 3 years).
He had a ground-rule double against RHP Chris Reitsma in the 8th.
Roger Angell: I was talking with Bob Gibson and I said: 'Are you always this competitive?' He said: 'Oh, I think so. I got a three-year old daughter, and I've played about 500 games of tic-tac-toe with her and she hasn't beat me yet.'