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Marlins option Jarlin Garcia to Double-A Jacksonville

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Miami optioned left-handed reliever Jarlin Garcia back to Double-A Jacksonville Thursday, the club announced.

While Garcia was likely promoted to give the Marlins left-handed relief depth, Manager Don Mattingly didn't opt to use Garcia in his stint with Miami.

Garcia, 23, could be called on again since the Marlins don't have much relief depth and made the decision to pass on veteran Joe Beimel.

Over 35.2 Double-A innings this season, Garcia pitched to a 4.04 ERA and 3.91 FIP.

The decision to option Garcia likely means Edwin Jackson is healthy and set to be reinstated from the disabled list, according to's Joe Frisaro.

Jackson tossed only 3.2 innings before being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained tricep. He tossed four innings in Single-A during his rehab assignment.

Since Miami's bullpen again lacks a left-handed option, Jackson could be used in a setup role. However, Jackson has also proven to be versatile and can serve as one of Miami's long relievers.