Astros recall RHP Lyles to start against Reds


CINCINNATI (AP) - The Houston Astros have recalled right-hander Jordan Lyles from Triple-A Oklahoma City to start against the Cincinnati Reds.

Infielder Brian Bixler was optioned to Oklahoma City on Sunday to make room for Lyles.

Lyles was 4-0 with a 3.46 ERA in 26 innings over four starts with the Redhawks.

Lyles' first major league win came against Cincinnati on Aug. 3, when he pitched seven effective innings in a 5-4 victory at Minute Maid Park.

Bixler had just been recalled from the Redhawks on Friday. He is batting .143 in six games with Houston this season.

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