Posted: Friday May 17, 2013 8:01 PM

Oakland Athletics promote LHP Okajima from minors

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have promoted left-hander Hideki Okajima from Triple-A Sacramento and designated right-hander Chris Resop for assignment.

Oakland announced the moves before Friday's game against the Kansas City Royals.

The 37-year-old Okajima was 0-1 with a 2.16 ERA in 14 games with the River Cats. He last appeared in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox in 2011.

 
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