Littell was optioned to Triple-A Rochester, Do-Hyoung Park of MLB.com reports.

Realistically, Littell had very little chance to break camp in the big-league rotation, so this comes as no surprise. He enters the year roughly seventh or eighth on the starting pitcher depth chart.

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