Yankees claim Otero from Giants

The New York Yankees have claimed pitcher Dan Otero off waivers from the San Francisco Giants.

Otero made 12 relief appearances for the Giants last year and posted a 5.84 ERA with no record. He had a 9.00 ERA in eight outings this spring.

The 28-year-old right-hander owns a 15-3 career minor league record with a 2.13 ERA and 234 strikeouts in 236 appearances in six seasons.

New York placed pitcher Cesar Cabral on the 60-day disabled list to open a spot on the 40-man roster.