Yanks claim RHP Rasner off waivers from Nationals

Updated: February 11, 2006, 6:12 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees claimed right-hander Darrell Rasner off waivers from the Washington Nationals on Saturday.

Rasner was 0-1 with a 3.68 ERA in five appearances, including one start, for the Nationals after being called up from the minors on Sept. 6. He was 6-7 with a 3.59 ERA in 27 games for Double-A Harrisburg.

To make room on the 40-man roster, the Yankees designated right-hander Jason Anderson for assignment. Anderson was 1-0 with a 7.94 ERA in three appearances for the Yankees last year, after going 4-1 with a 2.66 ERA in 55 games for Triple-A Columbus.

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