Lance Berkman Singles, Scores Twice in Texas Debut 3/1/13
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Lance Berkman singled, walked and scored two runs in
his Rangers' spring training debut, a 10-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on
Thursday that gave Texas its first exhibition victory this year after an 0-5
Berkman, who was limited to 32 games last year with St. Louis and needed two
knee operations, was held out of the first six exhibition games because of a
strained right calf.
Winner Derek Holland allowed three hits, struck out two and walked none in
Jeff Baker had three of the Rangers' 18 hits, and Jurickson Profar hit a
two-run triple in the second inning.
In his second outing for the Indians, Daisuke Matsuzaka gave up a two-run
homer to Mitch Moreland. Dice-K, Cleveland's third pitcher, allowed four hits in