After finishing off the Mets for their first sweep of the season, the Marlins announced a couple of roster moves before heading out on a six-game road trip to Philadelphia and New York.
The Marlins activated first baseman Casey Kotchman from the disabled list, as expected, and in what was a bit of a surprise, announced that left-handed pitcher Edgar Olmos would be called up from Double A Jacksonville in time for the Phillies series that starts tomorrow.
To make room, the Marlins optioned outfielder Jordan Brown to Triple A New Orleans and announced that left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc would be designated for assignment on Monday. LeBlanc came out of the bullpen on Sunday to pick up the win -- his first of the season -- when the Marlins rallied for the win.
Olmos, 23, was a third-round pick for the Marlins in 2008. Used primarily as a starter his first five seasons in the minors, Olmos went 8-32 with a 4.88 ERA. But in 19 relief appearances this season for the Suns, Olmos has gone 4-2 with a 1.27 ERA.