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Giants Outright Steve Edlefsen to Triple-A

May 30, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Steve Edlefsen (65) pitches the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE
May 30, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Steve Edlefsen (65) pitches the ball against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE

San Francisco Giants right-hander Steve Edlefsen has cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A, reports Andrew Baggarly of CSNBayArea.com:

Edlefsen was designated for assignment by the Giants on Friday to make room on the club’s forty-man roster for right-hander Yusmeiro Petit.

Appearing in fourteen games this season for the Giants, Edlefsen allowing eight runs on twenty hits with six walks and nine strikeouts over fifteen and one-third innings of work. The 27-year-old made his major league debut with San Francisco last season, surrendering twelve runs over eleven and one-third innings.

Edlefsen spent a majority of the 2012 season with San Francisco’s Triple-A affiliate. Over thirty-five appearance spanning thirty-eight innings, he posted an ERA of 3.79 with 6.9 SO/9 and 4.3 BB/9. He owns an ERA of 3.02 over six seasons in the minors.