Francisco will not begin rehab assignment today

Again, Frank Francisco has been scratched from the start of his scheduled rehab assignment in Brooklyn. This time, due to discomfort in his right knee.

Instead, Francisco will not begin pitching until Wednesday at the earliest, the team announced early Monday.

Francisco has been on the disabled list since late June with a strained oblique.

He was set to begin a rehab assignment last week with Single-A St. Lucie, but was shutdown after he aggravated the injury.