Astros Activate Lowrie, Send Bixler to Minors

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Astros Activate Lowrie, Send Bixler to Minors

The Astros optioned infielder Brian Bixler to Class AAA Oklahoma City on Thursday, clearing a spot on the active roster for shortstop Jed Lowrie. General manager Jeff Luhnow announced that Lowrie, as expected, will be ready for the start of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins that begins Friday.

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