Lance Berkman Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons He Cannot Save Your Team

Lance Berkman might be the Comeback Player of the Year in the National League. His bat is one huge reason the St. Louis Cardinals stayed in contention for as long as they did this season, and now that he has cleared waivers, his name has been connected to virtually every contender in need of a bat.

Here's the problem: Berkman cannot save your team.

He cannot make the Cleveland Indians viable again in the AL Central, and he cannot make the Detroit Tigers real World Series contenders.

No matter who your team is, Berkman might help, but he will not save them. Here are five reasons why.

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