LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals placed first baseman Lance Berkman on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of an injured right knee.
Berkman was hurt while stretching for a throw from shortstop Rafael Furcal on Justin Sellers' groundout in the second inning of Saturday night's 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Berkman will have an MRI exam Monday in St. Louis.
"First, I have to figure out what's wrong," he said before the finale of a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. "And then once I figure out what the injury is, then they're going to have to tell me what to do. I'd like to reserve judgment until I get the results of the MRI back. If I was one or two years into my career, it might be a little more nerve-racking. But I've kind of been through the wringer before, so it's not that big a deal. But it won't feel great when we land at 5 o'clock this morning."
The 36-year-old switch-hitting Berkman, the NL comeback player of the year in 2011, is on the DL for the s...