St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman is currently scheduled to begin his rehab stint with the Memphis Redbirds tomorrow, Friday, August 24. The six-time all-star and 2011 Comeback Player of the Year plans to play in Memphis for about a week. Berkman was placed on the 15-day disabled list August 12 with right knee inflammation.
The Redbirds are currently in their eleventh and final homestand of the season with a five-game series against Albuquerque and a four-game series against Omaha. There is a Redbirds hat giveaway on Friday, August 24, country music-themed fireworks on Saturday, August 25 and the World Series Trophy will be back at AutoZone Park from Friday, August 24 until Sunday, August 26. For ticket information call 901.721.6000 or visit memphisredbirds.com.