Phillies claim LHP Youman off waivers

PHILADELPHIA (TICKER) —The Philadelphia Phillies claimed lefthander Shane Youman off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

The 28-year-old went 3-5 with a 5.97 ERA in 16 games with the Pirates last season.

Youman, who has 10 career relief appearances, went 0-2 with a 2.91 ERA in eight starts in 2007. He is 3-7 with a 5.31 ERA in 21 career games.

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Updated Wednesday, Nov 28, 2007