Cardinals first baseman Lance Berkman will be honored on Tuesday when a baseball field at the Sesser Sports Complex in Sesser, Ill., is renamed Lance Berkman Field during a dedication ceremony. Lance Berkman Field will be the 19th young ball field sponsored by Cardinals Care and will serve as the home field for nine teams associated with the Sesser Redbird Rookies program.
When Chris Carpenter takes the mound on Tuesday, he'll be one strikeout away from tying Bob Forsch for third on the all-time franchise list. Carpenter currently has 1,079 strikeouts as a Cardinal.
On Monday, Major League Baseball revealed the players ranking in the top 20 of jersey sales since the All-Star break. David Freese (No. 12) and Yadier Molina (No. 18) both cracked the list.