• The international signing period opened Wednesday with the Cardinals signing infielder Starling Balbuena, from the Dominican Republic, to a $300,000 deal, a source confirmed to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. The Cardinals did not announce any international signings.
• The organization named outfielder Rowan Wick (short-season State College) and left-hander Rob Kaminsky (Class A Peoria) as its Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June. Wick, a ninth-round pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, batted .407 with 10 homers and 21 RBIs in 17 games. Kaminsky, a first-round selection in 2013, went 4-0 with a 0.89 ERA and 28 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings.
• The Cardinals announced that they will be selling a select number of $4 tickets to the team's upcoming home games against the Pirates (July 7-9) and Rays (July 22-23). Fans are limited to six tickets per customer and can purchase them at cardinals.com/july beginning at 10 am CT on Thursday.
• Kolten Wong played a full game in his second rehab appearance with Triple-A Memphis. Wong, playing second and leading off, went 1-for-4 with a strikeout. He is eligible to come off the disabled list (left shoulder contusion) on Sunday.
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