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Berkman set to have arthroscopic knee surgery

Updated: January 23, 2006, 4:23 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Houston Astros outfielder Lance Berkman will have arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday.

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The procedure is to clean up minor scar tissue that developed in his right knee after surgery in November 2004, Astros general manager Tim Purpura said Monday. The first surgery came when Berkman tore the anterior cruciate ligament while playing flag football.

Dr. David Lintner, the team medical director, will perform the surgery in Houston and Berkman should be healthy in ...

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