Mets place Jon Niese on DL

Updated: July 6, 2014, 1:07 PM ET
By Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets say they don't think Jonathon Niese is hurt. They also say they don't think he looks right.

So Sunday, the Mets put the 27-year-old left-hander on the disabled list with what they officially termed as a left shoulder strain.

Niese was replaced on the active roster by right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle, who was called up from Triple-A Las Vegas. His spot in the starting rotation will go to Dillon Gee, who the Mets expect to activate off the disabled ...

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