CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Angels activate Lowe from DL; option Brasier

Angels activate Lowe from DL; option Brasier play video for Angels activate Lowe from DL; option Brasier

The Angels optioned right-hander Ryan Brasier to Triple-A Salt Lake on Monday and reinstated Mark Lowe from the disabled list.

Lowe, out since April 19 with a neck strain, had been on a Minor League rehab assignment with Class A Inland Empire. He pitched five innings over three games and struck out six while allowing one run on one hit.

More

Lowe gave up eight runs and walked eight batters in 6 1/3 innings for the Angels before heading to the disabled list.

Brasier, meanwhile, was the 19th pitcher to appear in a game for the Angels this season. The right-hander made two appearances in four days, allowing two runs on two hits in his first outing against the Orioles and bouncing back with a scoreless two-strikeout inning on Sunday.

Brasier was 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA in 12 innings over 10 appearances for Salt Lake prior to his promotion.

Adam Berry is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @adamdberry. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Less
{}
{}