Berkman isn't so confident of being ready to go April 10. But he's holding out hope:
“I do remember with my other knee injuries, you kind of get to a stage where you say ‘my goodness, this thing isn't making any improvement at all,' and then all of a sudden it does.”
I wonder which side we're on - the "this thing isn't making any improvement at all?" Or is he getting close to the "all of a sudden?"
Either way, there is a need for a #3 hitter, and while Mills says the entire lineup isn't yet decided, Pence's spot is:
“I haven't decided on the whole lineup yet, but he will hit third."
My projected lineup: