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Olson placed on 15-day DL; option rescinded

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SEATTLE -- Mariners reliever Tyler Olson was recently optioned to Triple-A Tacoma, but that move has been rescinded, and Olson has been placed on the Major League 15-day disabled list.

Olson, who made the club out of Spring Training as a left-hander in the bullpen, was pitching in the Mariners' 11-4 loss to the Astros in Houston on May 2 and sustained a right knee contusion when sliding to cover first base on a Jake Marisnick infield single leading off the bottom of the fifth inning.

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SEATTLE -- Mariners reliever Tyler Olson was recently optioned to Triple-A Tacoma, but that move has been rescinded, and Olson has been placed on the Major League 15-day disabled list.

Olson, who made the club out of Spring Training as a left-hander in the bullpen, was pitching in the Mariners' 11-4 loss to the Astros in Houston on May 2 and sustained a right knee contusion when sliding to cover first base on a Jake Marisnick infield single leading off the bottom of the fifth inning.

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Olson went on to finish that inning and two more, but he will go on the DL retroactive to May 3 and will be eligible to return on May 18.

Doug Miller is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @DougMillerMLB.

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