Leroux optioned to Double-A
On Thursday afternoon, Chris Leroux joined the Marlins after being called up from Double-A Jacksonville.
After Florida beat the Astros, 9-2, Leroux was optioned back to Double-A.
The right-hander pitched the ninth inning on Thursday, giving up one run on two hits with two walks. He threw 25 pitches.
The Marlins will announce on Friday who will replace Leroux in the bullpen. Cristhian Martinez, at Double-A Jacksonville, is an option to get called up.
– Joe Frisaro