Mets reliever Swarzak goes on DL with strained left oblique

New York Mets pitcher Anthony Swarzak, left, watches St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) runs the bases after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, March 31, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) New York Mets reliever Anthony Swarzak has been placed on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained left oblique muscle.

The 32-year-old right-hander left Saturday’s game against St. Louis and said he’d never felt soreness in that area before.

New York recalled right-hander Hansel Robles from Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday. The 27-year-old was 7-5 with a 4.92 ERA in 46 relief appearances last year.

The DL move with Swarzak was made retroactive to Sunday.

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