Paulino scratched from Sunday rehab stint

Paulino scratched from Sunday rehab stint

Paulino scratched from Sunday rehab stint

MINNEAPOLIS -- Pitcher Felipe Paulino's return to his Minor League injury rehab assignment has been delayed. He was supposed to pitch on Sunday for Double-A Northwest Arkansas, but that's been scrubbed.

"He's not going to pitch on Sunday," Royals manager Ned Yost said on Friday. "He developed some shoulder tenderness after the sim game, so they're just evaluating. He's going to go day by day. It's nothing serious, just more precautionary than anything."

Paulino originally was reported to be OK after his simulated game on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. He's coming back from Tommy John surgery almost a year ago.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.