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Bud Norris to make rehab start Saturday in Triple-A

Jun 19, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT

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A bit of good news here for the struggling ‘Stros.

According to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, recovering right-hander Bud Norris is scheduled to make a minor league rehab start Saturday night at Triple-A Oklahoma City and could return to the big leagues late next week if the outing goes smoothly.

Norris has been out since June 13 with a sprained left knee. He had a 4.81 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 81/28 K/BB ratio in 73 innings before suffering the injury.

Houston entered play Tuesday with a 28-39 record, which stands fifth place in the six-team NL Central.

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