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D-backs claim Jaime off waivers from Nats

D-backs claim Jaime off waivers from Nats

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The D-backs on Friday claimed hard-throwing, right-handed reliever Juan Jaime off waivers from the Nationals.

The D-backs also selected two players and added them to the 40-man roster.

Jaime, 23, missed the 2010 season following Tommy John surgery on his right elbow in April.

Jaime was 11-3 with a 2.43 ERA over parts of five seasons in the Nationals farm system. He was signed by the team as a non-drafted free agent on Dec. 7, 2004.

If healthy, Jaime could potentially be in the D-backs' bullpen plans for 2011.

Arizona also added right-handed pitcher Josh Collmenter and Yonata Ortega to the 40-man roster on Friday.

Collmenter, 24, combined to win 14 games last season after splitting the season between Class A Visalia, Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno. Over parts of four seasons in the D-backs organization, he is 40-27 record and 3.52 ERA.

Collmenter was selected by the D-backs in the 15th round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.

Ortega, 24, posted a 4-4 record with a 3.48 ERA in 48 games between Class A South Bend and Visalia this season. He led the organization with 33 total saves and was named to the Midwest League Postseason All-Star team.

Over parts of six seasons in the D-backs organization, Ortega is 6-16 record and 4.59 ERA. Ortega was signed by the D-backs as a non-drafted free agent on July 5, 2004.

The D-backs now have 39 players on their 40-man roster.

Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. Keep track of @FollowThePadres on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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