This just in: The New York Yankees have claimed left-handed reliever Aaron Laffey off waivers.
The Mariners designated Laffey was for assignment on Wednesday to clear a roster spot for right-handed pitcher Chance Ruffin.
Laffey, 26, appeared in 36 games for the Mariners going 1-1 with a 4.01 ERA. His last appearance for the Mariners was Tuesday against Toronto.
Laffey was acquired from Cleveland in exchange for minor league infielder Matt Lawson on March 2.