Redbirds/Cardinals Renew Player Development Contract

Many said it was marriage made in Baseball Heaven when the Triple-A- Memphis Redbirds paired up with the Major League St. Louis Cardinals 11-years ago...

Thursday night, the Cards and Redbirds announce that relationship is being RENEWED for 4-more years.

The NEW Player Development Contract between the Cardinals and Redbirds runs through 20-12.

'Birds General Manager Dave Chase, who's in St. Louis tonight, released a statement saying the partnership has been tremendous for the City of Memphis, the fan base, and for AutoZone Park.

Also today, the teams announced Memphis will host the Cardinals for a pair of Exhibition Games at AutoZone Park on April 3rd and 4th, just before the start of the Major League Season.