Worth noting

Worth noting

• Approximately 500 Tony La Russa-signed baseballs remain available from Nicko Sports, which recently began marketing 2,012 of the limited edition baseballs. They are available for $99, with $37 from each sale going to La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation. The balls can be purchased online or by calling 1-800-345-2868

• The Giants have announced that they will start Madison Bumgarner (5-2, 3.80 ERA) and Matt Cain (2-2, 2.28 ERA) against the Cardinals when St. Louis travels to San Francisco for a two-game series beginning on Wednesday.