St. Louis Cardinals slugger Lance Berkman was scheduled to undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee on Thursday, but a conflict in the surgeon's schedule will delay the procedure until Friday, according to the team's official Twitter feed. The surgery had been set for Thursday morning in Houston, Texas, and now it will be delayed until Friday, May 25.
Lance Berkman's right knee surgery, scheduled for this morning, is postponed until the 25th due to a conflict in the surgeon's schedule.— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) May 24, 2012
Berkman had expressed concern about his ACL earlier in the week despite fairly good news on his MRI, but if the surgeon doesn't find any damage to the ACL the slugger could be back in six-to-eight weeks. For more on Lance Berkman's injury troubles, follow along on our storystream.