Worth noting

Worth noting

• Bench coach Tom Runnells will attend All-Star Weekend and pitch to outfielder Carlos Gonzalez in the State Farm Home Run Derby.

• Catcher Ramon Hernandez (strained left hand) will leave on Wednesday for Triple-A Colorado Springs to begin a rehab assignment.

• Right-hander Juan Nicasio (strained left knee) threw a 40-pitch bullpen session on Tuesday and performed agility drills at Busch Stadium. He will throw a simulated game at Busch Stadium on Thursday. There's no word as to when he will begin a rehab assignment.