Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria's comeback from a partially torn left hamstring has been put on hold after Longoria removed himself from Monday's rehab start with Triple-A Durham in the third inning after feeling discomfort in the hamstring.

"Wasn't a re-injury, just felt some discomfort and didn't want to end up doing further harm," Longoria tweeted from Rochester, N.Y., where the Bulls played Monday.

Rays vice president of public relations Rick Vaughn said Longoria will return to the club Tuesday and continue to rehab the injury under the watchful eye of head athletic trainer Ron Porterfield.

Longoria, who suffered the injury April 30, has missed 43 games.