NEW YORK – The New York Mets have put infielder Justin Turner on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right ankle and cut right-handed reliever Manny Acosta.
The Mets recalled righty Chris Schwinden from Triple-A Buffalo and selected the contract of infielder Omar Quintanilla before Tuesday night's game. Quintanilla started at shortstop against Philadelphia.
Turner was hurt during a rundown Monday. A key pinch hitter, he is hitting .269 with 10 RBIs and has played all four infield positions.
Acosta was 1-2 with an 11.86 ERA in 19 games. The Mets designated him for assignment a day he gave up a game-breaking homer to Philadelphia's Ty Wigginton.
Schwinden is 0-1 in two starts for New York, shuttling between the majors and minors as the Mets deal with injuries.
"The bus from Buffalo arrived today, as it normally does," Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said.