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Astros call up LHP LeBlanc, option OF Krauss

Monday - 8/19/2013, 5:40pm  ET

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Houston Astros have called up left-hander Wade LeBlanc from Oklahoma City and optioned rookie outfielder Marc Krauss to the Triple-A team.

Houston made the move with LeBlanc on Monday before opening a three-game series at Texas.

LeBlanc was claimed off waivers by the Astros from Miami in June. He had a 9.82 ERA in 3.2 innings in three appearances earlier this season for the Astros, and was 3-1 with a 4.33 ERA at Oklahoma City.

Krauss hit .162 with 32 games for the Astros. He was sent to Oklahoma City after Sunday's game.


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