• Left-hander Kyle Hald has been named the Texas League Pitcher of the Week (May 5-11) after throwing seven scoreless innings and striking out seven in his Tuesday start. Hald allowed three hits and one walk in the win. At one point, he retired 15 of 16 batters faced. Hald, 24, joined Double-A Springfield on April 20 and is 2-0 with a 1.61 ERA in four starts.
• Since being sent down to Triple-A, Kolten Wong has hit .327/.373/.436 in 13 games with the Memphis club. He has scored 11 runs, swiped five bases in as many attempts and tallied four extra-base hits.
• In-stadium All-Star Game balloting began at Busch Stadium on Monday and will continue through June 16. Fans can also vote up to 25 times online at cardinals.com/vote until July 3 at 10:59 p.m. CT.
• Former St. Louis Rams player and NFL Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams was at Busch Stadium on Monday to throw out a ceremonial first pitch.
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