Astros put Berkman on 15-day DL
HOUSTON -- Astros slugger Lance Berkman has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left calf.
Berkman has missed five starts with the injury, but the Astros had hoped he would heal quickly and could avoid a stint on the DL.
He didn't start Wednesday night but got a pinch single in the seventh inning of Houston's 4-3 win over St. Louis, which moved the Astros within a game of the NL-Central leading Cardinals.
Berkman had an MRI exam and met with Dr. David ...
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