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Dodgers claim infielder Carlos Triunfel

4/2/2014

SAN DIEGO – The Dodgers claimed infielder Carlos Triunfel on outright waivers from the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

The team added Triunfel to the 40-man roster – which stood at 39 – and optioned him to Triple-A Albuquerque. Triunfel, 24, has batted .167 in 67 major-league at-bats between 2012 and 2013. He has played shortstop, second base and third base. He is a .276 lifetime hitter in the minors.

He was originally signed by scout Bob Engle, who is now the Dodgers vice president of international scouting.