Lance Berkman, who is eyeing a return from the disabled list on July 13, spent time on the Busch Stadium infield early Wednesday afternoon taking grounders at first base. Berkman, recovering from surgery on his right knee, resumed various baseball activities on Monday, when he returned to St. Louis.
Triple-A first baseman Matt Adams was scheduled to visit a doctor on Wednesday to have his ailing right elbow examined. Adams was placed on the seven-day DL, retroactive to Sunday, though the club doesn't anticipate this injury being anything serious.
Trevor Rosenthal, ranked by MLB.com as the Cardinals' seventh-best prospect, will miss his next start due to a strained lower back. Farm director John Vuch said that the organization does not anticipate Rosenthal having to miss more than just that one Double-A start. Rosenthal is 7-6 with a 2.97 ERA in 16 starts.
Mark Hamilton enjoyed a two-hit, four-RBI game on Tuesday for Triple-A Memphis, which lost an 11-10 game to Oklahoma City. Outfielder Adron Chambers went 4-for-6 with two RBIs.