Marlon Byrd to start rehab on June 27

Updated: June 20, 2011, 7:49 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd will join the Iowa Cubs on June 27 to begin his rehab assignment.

Byrd has been on the disabled list since suffering a severe beaning on May 21 in Boston, which left him with multiple facial fractures on the left side of his face and blurred vision in his left eye.

"I'm going with the team to Kansas City over the weekend, and I'll come back on Monday and go to Iowa," Byrd told ESPNChicago.com. "I'll get my work in, and hopefully ...

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