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Mariners Place RHP Erik Swanson on 10-Day Injured List

Swanson placed on the IL with a right forearm strain, retroactive to August 17

SEATTLE, Wash. — Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto announced today that right-handed pitcher Erik Swanson has been placed on the 10-Day Injured List, retroactive to August 17, with a right forearm strain.

Swanson, 26, was recalled on August 2 and made 6 appearances in 2020, going 0–2 with a 15.19 ERA (5.1 IP, 9 ER), 1 walk, 7 strikeouts and 3 home runs allowed. The right-hander was optioned to the Alternate Training Site on July 23 as the Mariners set their Opening Night roster.