Marlins activate Eovaldi from paternity leave

06/18/2014 12:20 PM

06/18/2014 12:45 PM

Miami, FL ( - The Miami Marlins activated pitcher Nathan Eovaldi from the paternity list on Wednesday.

Eovaldi is 4-2 with a 3.50 ERA in 14 starts this season.

The right-hander started Friday against the Pirates and allowed six runs on 10 hits over 4 2/3 innings. He then flew home to Texas on Sunday to be with his wife, Rebekah, who was scheduled to be induced later that day.

To make room, the team optioned pitcher Sam Dyson to Triple-A New Orleans.

Join the Discussion

Miami Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service