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Corey Oswalt at Yankees July 4

Corey Oswalt at Yankees July 4

Here is the latest news and possible return dates for Mets players on the IL…

Corey Oswalt (right knee inflammation)

The Mets announced on July 6 that Oswalt has been placed on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 5, with right knee inflammation.

The Mets recalled Robert Stock from Triple-A Syracuse to replace Oswalt on the active roster, and Stock will likely take Oswalt’s place in the rotation for the time being.

The 27-year old Oswalt started for the Mets on July 4, allowing three earned runs over 4.0 innings of work against the Yankees.

Potential return date: TBD

Carlos Carrasco (hamstring)

Carrasco threw live BP on July 6. Rojas spoke to reporters on July 6 before the team’s game against Milwaukee about Carrasco’s session and the progress he’s made.

“It was a really good live BP session for him,” Rojas said. “He had 20 pitches or so, faced three batters, two righties, one lefty. [Jose] Peraza, [Kevin] Pillar, and [Billy] McKinney were the hitters. He makes all his pitches fastballs. He was in the mid-90s. Changeups and curveballs all good pitches, good reads.

“He came out, he was really excited. He said that his heart was beating really fast… For him it felt really good to be throwing in Citi Field mound against batters for the first time. It’s exciting to watch him pitch there, it’s exciting to hear he was a little bit excited just to get on the mound here at Citi Field and face some guys. That’s a big step. We’re looking to do this again maybe this weekend.”

Potential return date: Late July

J.D. Davis (hand)

During Game 2 of a July 4 doubleheader against the Yankees, Mets manager Rojas told ESPN that Davis could make a return before the All-Star break — potentially targeting a four-game series against the Pittsburgh Pirates from July 8-11.

“J.D.’s underway,” Rojas said. “It was another one of the guys that was really good offensively before he went down. So he’s in Syracuse right now. It’s going to be there for probably for about a week … if he’s going to be able to join us that last weekend before the break. He hasn’t taken at-bats in a while, so we’re trying ramp that up a little bit.”

In his third rehab outing for Triple-A Syracuse on July 4, Davis went 1 for 3 with a first-inning RBI double. Davis started at third and played six innings.

Potential return date: Early July

Sean Reid-Foley (right elbow inflammation)

Reid-Foley was placed on the 10-day IL, retroactive to July 1, with right elbow inflammation on July 4 prior to the team’s doubleheader against the Yankees.

In 12 games this season, the RHP is 2-1 with a 5.23 ERA and 26 strikeouts over 20.2 IP. In his last outing on June 30 against the Atlanta Braves, Reid-Foley allowed three runs on four hits with a walk in just 0.1 IP.

Potential return date: TBD

Noah Syndergaard (TJS recovery)

Syndergaard was throwing at Yankee Stadium on July 3, and has been playing catch off flat ground for about a week, per Rojas.

Rojas clarified that the team is aiming at a Sept. 1 return for the righty.

He was shut down from throwing for six weeks on May 27 after an MRI revealed inflammation, but no structural damage.

Potential return date: Sept. 1

David Peterson (right oblique strain)

Rojas announced on July 3 that Peterson has a strained right oblique between Grades 1 and 2, and could miss up to eight weeks. Rojas remained positive and said it could be less than that.

He was originally placed on the IL on July 2 (retroactive to July 1) with right side soreness.

Peterson left his start against the Braves in Atlanta on June 30 due to the side issue.

Potential return date: TBD

Jordan Yamamoto (shoulder)

The Mets originally placed Yamamoto on the 10-day IL before transferring him to the 60-day lL on May 25 to make room on the 40-man roster for Billy McKinney.

Potential return date: Late July

Robert Gsellman (lat)

The Mets transferred Gsellman to the 60-day IL on June 23, shortly after he was shut down from throwing for six weeks due to a lat injury.

Gsellman last pitched on June 19 against the Washington Nationals, when he allowed one run on three hits in 2.0 innings while serving as the opener.

Potential return date: September

Tommy Hunter (back)

Hunter was placed on the IL on May 21 due to lower back pain.

Scott said on June 11 that Hunter’s back is still bothering him, and the team is trying to pinpoint exactly what’s going on.

Potential return date: TBD

Joey Lucchesi (Tommy John surgery) and Dellin Betances (shoulder surgery) are out for the season