Rockies place Adam Ottavino on DL with oblique strain

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Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports that the Rockies have placed reliever Adam Ottavino on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Reliever Scott Oberg has been recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Ottavino, 32, has been among the best relievers in baseball this season, owning a 0.95 ERA with a 45/10 K/BB ratio in 28 1/3 innings. It is not known exactly when or how he sustained the injury.

Oberg, 28, has split his season between the majors and Triple-A. In the big leagues this year, he has a 6.55 ERA in 11 innings. With Albuquerque, he posted a 1.88 ERA in 14 1/3 innings.