St. Louis Cardinals place Carlos Martinez (ankle) on IL

May 2, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez (18) delivers a pitch against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Carlos Martinez on the 10-day injured list Tuesday.

Martinez, 29, said he hurt his right ankle celebrating fellow pitcher Jack Flaherty’s home run in Friday night’s 5-0 win against the Colorado Rockies.

Martinez attempted to pitch through the injury on Saturday, when he allowed five runs on six hits and five walks in five innings of a 9-8 win against the Rockies.

The two-time All-Star is 3-4 with a 4.35 ERA in seven starts this season. His injury designation is retroactive to Sunday.

In a corresponding transaction, the Cardinals recalled right-hander Johan Oviedo (0-1, 4.61 ERA) from Triple-A Memphis prior to Tuesday night’s game in Milwaukee.

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