So this is getting old. Bob Klapisch is the latest writer to use Houston as the foundation for Berkman's rough start as a Yankee:
Failing in front of 50,000 fans every night forces those kind of look-in-the-mirror reckonings. Maybe back home in Houston, Berkman’s non-production would’ve been ignored forever. After all, his mediocrity fit in perfectly with the dreadful Astros.