MLB notebook: Struggling White Sox pitcher placed on disabled list

| Saturday, April 19, 2014, 9:09 p.m.

White Sox right-hander Felipe Paulino was placed on the disabled list Saturday because of right rotator cuff inflammation.

Before his four starts this year, Paulino (0-2, 11.29) hadn't pitched in the majors since ligament replacement surgery in his right elbow in July 2012, after going 3-1 with a 1.67 ERA in seven starts for Kansas City.

Rangers OF breaks finger

The Rangers put outfielder Jim Adduci on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left little finger.

Texas recalled infielder Luis Sardinas was recalled from Double-A Frisco.

The Rangers now have 10 players on the disabled list, five on the 60-day DL.

Yankees closer on mend

Yankees closer David Robertson pitched in an extended spring training game for the first time since being sidelined by a groin strain and expects to rejoin the team Tuesday.

The right-hander allowed one hit and struck out one in 1 13 innings of an intrasquad game Saturday.

Around the league

The Reds activated left-handed reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list and optioned the contract of right-hander Curtis Partch to Triple-A Louisville. Marshall had soreness in his throwing shoulder in spring training. ... The Nationals activated outfielder Denard Span off the seven-day disabled list after he showed no lingering effects from a concussion.

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