Oswalt is expected to miss several weeks while recovering from the injury.
The Colorado Rockies will place starting pitcher Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring, reports Troy Renck of the Denver Post.
Oswalt injured his left hamstring covering home plate after a wild pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. The injury is expected to sideline the veteran for several weeks.
The right-handed pitcher went 0-4 for the Rockies, posting a 7.64 ERA over 17 2/3 innings. Oswalt has shown some of his dominant stuff, striking out 23 batters while only issuing two walks, but owns a BABIP of .491.
The Rockies have not announced who they will recall to replace Oswalt on the roster. Renck speculates that the team may recall a position player or a reliever until another starter is needed.
Colorado is also interested in acquiring a starting pitcher before the trade deadline, per Renck. The team sent the Miami Marlins an offer for Ricky Nolasco, but ownership was unwilling to pay the entirety of Nolasco's salary.
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