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Berkman, Cardinals agree on one-year deal

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St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman follows through on a RBI-single off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman follows through on a RBI-single off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay in the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum
St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman, left, steals second base past the tag from Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman, left, steals second base past the tag from Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum
Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino dives for a line out by St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino dives for a line out by St. Louis Cardinals' Lance Berkman during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) By Matt Slocum

(BaseballStL) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to terms with right fielder Lance Berkman on a one-year contract, the team announced on Thursday.

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Berkman, who signed a one-year, $8 million contract in December, will reportedly make $12 million in 2012.

Berkman has a .300 batting average with 31 home runs and 91 runs batted in through 138 games played this year for the Cardinals..

Berkman signed as a free agent this past offseason after having one of the worst years of his career.  He had a .248 batting average with 14 home runs and 58 runs batted in through 122 games last year for the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.

 

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