by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (5/17/2013) The Athletics have recalled reliever Hideki Okajima from Triple-A Sacramento, the club announced.
Okajima has been dominant at Triple-A, as he has 18 strikeouts and a 2.16 ERA over 16 2/3 innings. He posted a 4.32 ERA over 8 1/3 innings in Boston in 2011, his last stint as a major leaguer.
Okajima gets minors deal from A's
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/11/2013) Oakland signed relief pitcher Hideki Okajima to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training, reports MLB.com Monday. Okajima was out of the majors last year as he pitched in Japan. He posted a 0.94 ERA over 56 appearances spanning 47 2/3 innings with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks of the Japan Pacific League.