One executive interested in Lance Berkman expects that it will take a one-year, $7 million deal to sign him, which is around the market rate for a mid-30s designated hitter with a long-standing pedigree. Berkman has drawn significant interest as a DH, a position he’s loath to accept full time....
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Matt has covered the Pirates at Wait ‘Til Next Year, Pittsburgh Lumber Co. and now Pirates Prospects. He served as Pirates team expert for Heater Magazine in 2009 and 2010 and has contributed to Graphical Player 2009, 2010 and 2011. Matt was also the editor of the 2011 and 2012 Pirates Prospects Annuals.