• Right-hander Felipe Paulino made his first injury rehab start for Double-A Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday night.
Paulino, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery he had last July 3, went five innings, allowing no runs and only two hits. He also had two walks, six strikeouts and one wild pitch. He threw 67 pitches, 42 for strikes.
Last year with the Royals, he was 3-1 with a 1.67 ERA in seven games.
• MLB Network will pick up the Tigers' telecast Wednesday afternoon when they face the Royals in their series finale. The game, which starts at 1:10 p.m. CT, will be available to Kansas City area subscribers.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. Kathleen Gier is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.