Michael Pineda to get MRI Monday

Updated: April 22, 2012, 12:54 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- The New York Yankees have shut down pitcher Michael Pineda after he felt pain in his shoulder during his first minor league rehab assignment.

Pineda began the regular season on the disabled list with tendinitis after throwing with diminished velocity throughout spring training. He had not thrown in a game until Saturday.

"Not good," manager Joe Girardi said of the news.

Pineda -- who joined the Yankees in a blockbuster offseason trade that sent top prospect ...

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