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Reds claim LHP Jairo Labourt off waivers from Tigers

Posted: 4:16 PM, Mar 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-02 21:16:44Z

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds claimed left-hander Jairo Labourt off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday and optioned him to their minor league camp.

Detroit had designated the 23-year-old reliever for assignment. He appeared in six games for the Tigers last season and had a 4.50 ERA, walking seven in six innings.

Right-handed starter Rookie Davis was placed on the 60-day disabled list Friday as he recovers from hip surgery. The Reds also assigned right-handers Barrett Astin, Ben Rowen and Domingo Tapia to their minor league camp.