Edinson Volquez sent to minors
Volquez was optioned to Triple-A Louisville along with right-hander Jordan Smith before Monday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Volquez was 3-2 with a 6.35 ERA in 10 starts. He won 17 games and was an All-Star in 2008.
Smith had a 7.20 ERA in 17 games.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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