Cubs claim LHP Olmos off waivers from Mariners

Edgar Olmos has been claimed off waivers from the Seattle Mariners. (Ben Margot/AP)

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs claimed left-handed pitcher Edgar Olmos off waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Friday, building the 40-man roster to 37 players.

The 25-year-old Olmos went 1-0 with a 4.50 ERA in six appearances with the Mariners last season, including two starts. He has a career 1-1 record with a 5.21 ERA in 11 major league games, including five appearances with the Marlins in 2013.

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound Olmos was selected by the Marlins in the third round of the 2008 draft.

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