Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Yanks also announced they claimed two pitchers off waivers. They snagged righty David Herndon from the Blue Jays and lefty Josh Spence from the Padres.
The 27-year-old Herndon has a 3.85 ERA in 97 big-league games with the Phillies. He had Tommy John surgery in June.
Spence, a 24-year-old native of Australia, appeared in relief 11 times for San Diego last season, going 0-1 with a 4.35 ERA. He has a 3.15 ERA in 51 career major-league appearances with the Padres.
This probably clinches the East for the Yankees.
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