St. Louis 1B Matt Adams to join Springfield this weekend

By Springfield Cardinals | May 1, 2013 2:45 PM ET

Springfield, MO - The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Cardinals 1B/OF Matt Adams will join the Springfield Cardinals on a rehab assignment this Friday through Sunday.

Springfield hosts the Tulsa Drillers at Hammons Field on Saturday and Sunday, both starting at 6:09 p.m. Click below to get your tickets right now.

Adams, 24, started the 2013 season in St. Louis and is hitting .542 (13-for-24) with three home runs and eight RBIs through eight games with the Cardinals. The Philipsburg, PA native made his Major League debut on May 20, 2012 and appeared in 27 games with the Cardinals last year.

Adams spent the entire 2011 season with the Springfield Cardinals, compiling a .300 batting average with 32 home runs and 101 RBIs through 115 games en route to being named the 2011 Texas League Player of the Year. He was originally selected by St. Louis in the 23rd round of the 2009 June Draft out of Slippery Rock University (PA).

Click here to get your tickets to see Matt Adams at Hammons Field this weekend!

Springfield returns home to begin an eight-game homestand this Saturday with a 6:09 p.m. First Pitch against the Tulsa Drillers. Don't miss your last chance to get an exclusive piece of Springfield Cardinals history with the 2012 Texas League Championship Replica Ring Giveaway (2,500 fans). Gates open at 5:09 p.m.

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