NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Yankees claimed David Herndon off waivers on November 6. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Yankees have signed the right-handed reliever.
Heyman tweeted Tuesday evening: “Reliever David Herndon signs w/ #yankees after clearing waivers, agent Joshua Kusnick says.”
On June 19, Herndon underwent Tommy John surgery which ended his season.
The 27-year-old pitched in 5 games and 4.7 innings for the Philadelphia Phillies in 2012. He struck out 8 batters and walked one batter. His 2012 ERA was 4.70.
He’s pitched 117.0 innings in three major league seasons. His career ERA is 3.85.
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