Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/21/12
Lance Berkman was diagnosed with a torn meniscus in his right knee on Monday and will seek a second opinion before the team sets a timetable for his return. The Cardinals aren't ruling out ACL damage because tests were "uncertain." If Berkman suffered no ACL damage, he could return in six weeks, general manager John Mozeliak said. When Berkman left Saturday's game, Dodgers' physicians on site at Dodgers Stadium on Saturday told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Berkman probably had a torn ACL. Berkman had ACL reconstruction surgery in 2005. Berkman was placed on the disabled list Sunday but for now the tone in the Cardinals' clubhouse is one of cautious optimism. He will see a specialist in Vail this week, Mozeliak said. "If I've re-torn my ACL or something like that, I'd certainly get it fixed but you don't know how psychologically you're going to come back from something like that," Berkman told The Sports Xchange. "I'm not talking from the standpoint of being scared of hurting...
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