CHICAGO (AP)-Florida Marlins right-hander Josh Johnson was activated from the disabled list in time to make his first start of the season Monday night against the Chicago White Sox.
Johnson, 12-7 with a 3.10 ERA last year, missed the first 10 weeks of this season with an irritated ulnar nerve in his right elbow.
To make room on the roster, right-hander Lee Gardner was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque. Gardner was 1-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 23 games for Florida.
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