After a horrendous 2011 season, the Houston Astros are aiming for a fresh, positive start, but the familiar face of Lance Berkman hasn't made that too easy.
Berkman recently made comments suggesting that MLB Commissioner Bud Selig extorted the Astros and new owner Jim Crane by forcing a move to the American League West for a $65 million discount on Berkman's former club's price.
But does it matter?
With just a few words, the Big Puma has brought bad publicity around the Astros and Cardinals this spring. Lance Berkman's comments were unwarranted and insane.
Here's three reasons why.