By: Mike Vukovcan

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates today optioned pitcher Brad Lincoln back to Triple-A Indianapolis.

To take Lincoln’s place on the 25-man active roster, the club has recalled right-handed relief pitcher Chris Leroux from Triple-A Indianapolis.

In 24 relief appearances with Indy, Leroux went 3-2 with one save and a 3.00 ERA (45.0ip/15er)…He also made five appearances this year with Double-A Altoona, where he went 1-2 with a 2.57 ERA (7.0ip/2er)…He will wear uniform #63.

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