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Yankees claim LHP Valdes

The Yankees claimed LHP Raul Valdes off waivers from St. Louis, and moved RHP Jeff Marquez to the 60-day disabled list to make room for him on the 40-man roster. Valdes, 33, who pitched in 2010 for the Mets, has a career record of 3-4 with a 4.78 ERA. He was assigned to the Yankees AAA affiliate in Scranton.