St. Louis Cardinals 1B Lance Berkman will only miss 8-10 weeks of baseball
St. Louis MO. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman called St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny to inform him from his hospital bed in Houston Texas on Friday to inform Matheny the surgery on his right knee was successful and that he return to the team in eight to ten weeks and not miss the remainder of the 2012 baseball season.
Doctors repaired Berkman's meniscus and they found the ACL was intact on his right knee that he injured last Saturday night in Los Angeles fielding a throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal.
Berkman 36, will remain in Houston to begin his rehabilitation before returning to the team.
Berkman would return to the Cardinals lineup on August 1 2012.
Mike Matheny said "Great news. As good of news as we could have got."
News sources B J Rains and Fox Sports Midwest
St. Louis MO. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman called St.
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