Lincoln reinstated, optioned to AAA
Brad Lincoln was reinstated from the disabled list on Monday and was optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis where he will start in the rotation.
Lincoln was recovering from a right arm contusion he sustained from a line drive by Jimmy Rollins in spring training.
Lincoln made his first rehab start on Sunday for Indianapolis. He allowed two earned runs on two hits with no walks (but two hit batters) with two strikeouts over 4.2 innings. Lincoln threw 72 pitches, 42 for strikes.
Over 10.2 innings this spring, Lincoln allowed four runs on six hits, with four walks and five strike outs in four games (two starts).
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