Astros sent RHP Aneury Rodriguez outright to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Aneury Rodriguez pitched well in his season debut against the Marlins on Tuesday, allowing just two runs on two hits over six innings of work.
Aneury Rodriguez is expected to be recalled to start for the Astros against the Marlins on Tuesday.
Astros optioned RHP Aneury Rodriguez to Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Aneury Rodriguez has been moved to the bullpen.
Aneury Rodriguez surrendered six runs -- four earned -- in four innings Monday in a no-decision against the Cubs.
Aneury Rodriguez pitched six innings and allowed one run Wednesday against the Dodgers.
Aneury Rodriguez allowed just two runs but permitted eight hits and walked one over 5 1.3 innings in Friday's 5-2 win over the Blue Jays.
Aneury Rodriguez was ineffective again on Sunday, allowing seven runs (five earned) on five hits and four walks in just five innings of Houston's loss to the Mets.
Pitching against the Reds on Monday, Aneury Rodriguez didn't fare as well in his second major-league start as he did in his first, as he allowed five runs on eight hits in just five innings of work in an Astros loss.
Making his first major league start, Rule 5 pick Aneury Rodriguez allowed one hit over five scoreless innings Wednesday against the Reds.
Aneury Rodriguez has had his suspension reduced from three games to two.
MLB suspended Aneury Rodriguez for three games and Astros manager Brad Mills for one game for their actions during Sunday's game against the Marlins.
Aneury Rodriguez is now being considered for a spot in the Astros' Opening Day bullpen.