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New York Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman (lat strain) headed to IL

Jun 19, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; New York Mets relief pitcher Robert Gsellman (44) throws to the Washington Nationals during the second inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

New York Mets right-hander Robert Gsellman is headed to the 10-day injured list with a right lat strain, multiple outlets reported Monday.

Gsellman, 27, last pitched on Saturday when he allowed a run on three hits in a two-inning start in the second game of a doubleheader at Washington. He took the loss in the Nationals’ 6-2 win.

He is 0-1 with a 3.71 ERA in 15 games (one start) this season, with 15 strikeouts and seven walks in 26 2/3 innings.

Gsellman, who missed most of last season with a triceps injury, is 20-16 with a 4.59 ERA in 174 games (34 starts) since debuting with the Mets in 2016.

–Field Level Media