MLB: Texas 7, Los Angeles Angels 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, April 7 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer and four RBI Sunday, powering the Texas Rangers' 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Texas 4, Houston 0

HOUSTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Alexi Ogando and four relievers on Wednesday combined for the second consecutive Texas shutout, lifting the Rangers to a 4-0 win over the Houston Astros.

MLB: Texas 7, Houston 0

HOUSTON, April 3 (UPI) -- Yu Darvish came within one out of a perfect game but had to settle for 8 2/3 scoreless innings Tuesday in the Texas Rangers' 7-0 bashing of Houston.

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Rangers sign Lance Berkman to 1-year deal

Rangers sign Lance Berkman to 1-year deal

ARLINGTON, Texas, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Free agent first baseman/designated hitter Lance Berkman has signed a one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, the team said Monday.

MLB: Milwaukee 5, St. Louis 4 (13 innings)

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun's 38th homer of the year in the top of the 13th inning Friday put Milwaukee ahead and the Brewers held on for a 5-4 win over St. Louis.

MLB: St. Louis 9, Chicago Cubs 6

CHICAGO, July 27 (UPI) -- Matt Holliday hit the first of five St. Louis home runs Friday and the Cardinals went on to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: St. Louis 3, LA Dodgers 2 (12 inn.)

ST. LOUIS, July 26 (UPI) -- Rafael Furcal's 12th-inning single chased home Joe Kelly with the winning run Wednesday, boosting St. Louis to a 3-2 triumph over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: St. Louis 4, Chicago Cubs 1

ST. LOUIS, July 20 (UPI) -- Kyle Lohse allowed a lone run and over seven innings Friday and the St. Louis Cardinals jumped in front early on their way to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Milwaukee 4, St. Louis 3

MILWAUKEE, July 18 (UPI) -- Francisco Rodriguez induced Lance Berkman to fly out with the bases loaded in the ninth inning Wednesday, preserving Milwaukee's 4-3 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: St. Louis 3, Milwaukee 2

MILWAUKEE, July 17 (UPI) -- Allen Craig's RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning capped a rally Monday that carried the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over Milwaukee.
Berkman has surgery; out 8-10 weeks

Berkman has surgery; out 8-10 weeks

HOUSTON, May 25 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals said first baseman Lance Berkman had knee surgery Friday in Houston and will need up to 10 weeks to recover.
Surgery delayed for Cards' Lance Berkman

Surgery delayed for Cards' Lance Berkman

ST. LOUIS, May 24 (UPI) -- Surgery to repair St. Louis Cardinals' first baseman Lance Berkman's injured right knee has been postponed by one day, the team said Thursday.

Cards' Berkman on disabled list again

ST. LOUIS, May 20 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman Sunday was placed on the disabled list for the second time this season, this time with an injured knee.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 6, St. Louis 5

LOS ANGELES, May 19 (UPI) -- A.J. Ellis drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning Friday to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a 6-5 win over St. Louis.
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Lance Berkman
Houston Astros slugger Lance Berkman walks back to the dugout after striking out in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on April 11, 2009. St. Louis won the game 11-2. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

William Lance Berkman (born February 10, 1976) is an American professional baseball outfielder and first baseman with the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. He stands at six feet, one inch, and weighs 220 pounds (100 kg). Berkman has spent various seasons of his career as a regular at all three outfield positions. He has played with the Houston Astros, New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals.

Berkman was born in Waco, Texas. He graduated from Canyon High School in New Braunfels, Texas in 1994.

He then attended Rice University playing on the Owls baseball team, where he was named the 1997 National College Player of the Year, playing for the legendary Wayne Graham, as well as named a first team All-America by Collegiate Baseball Magazine, Baseball America and The Sporting News. He was invited to visit the White House and dine with President Clinton along with the rest of the Baseball America honorees.

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