Mets put RHP Stroman on IL due to calf muscle tear

The New York Mets put starting right-handed pitcher Marcus Stroman on the injured list Wednesday because of a muscle tear in his left calf.In addition, the Mets put reliever Robert Gsellman on the IL due to right triceps tightness.Mets manager Luis Rojas said Stroman’s injury won’t require surgery and that the 29-year-old veteran is “week to week.” Stroman was to have pitched Wednesday in an intrasquad game. He last pitched Friday in an intrasquad game at Citi Field, but didn’t feel right in a Monday bullpen session.Rojas said David Peterson, Corey Oswalt and Erasmo Ramirez would be considered to replace Stroman in the starting rotation, but Seth Lugo will remain in long relief.Stroman’s injury complicates a Mets rotation already saddled with the loss of Noah Syndergaard (Tommy John surgery in March), potential starter Walker Lockett, who is on the IL with back discomfort, and Gsellman, who used to be a starter but pitched solely in relief the past two years.

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