The Pirates claimed Josh Phelps off waivers from the Yankees today. Phelps, a 29 year-old first baseman/catcher, hit .263/.330/.363 in 80 at-bats for New York this season. His performance has been up and down during part-time opportunities since 2002. Phelps spent all of 2006 with Toledo, Detroit's Triple-A affiliate, posting a line of .308/.370/.532.
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