Posted February 12, 2013 on
The Oakland A's non-roster invitee list grew by one on Tuesday, as the team announced the signing of veteran reliever Hideki Okajima to a minor-league contract.

Athletics sign reliever Hideki Okajima

Hideki Okajima has agreed to a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics.  CLICK TO READ MORE!

A's Injury News: Brett Anderson, Andrew Carignan

It's never good when you have two players coming back from Tommy John surgery, but it is good when the updates are positive.  The Oakland Athletics have two pitchers working their way back from the surgery this spring.  Here are the updates. Jane Lee of says Brett Anderson is looking forward to pitching a full season.  He made six starts last season after...

A’s sign Hideki Okajima to minor-league deal

Per the Chronicle’s Susan Slusser, among others, the A’s came to terms on a minor-league contract with reliever Hideki Okajima on Monday, the day pitchers and catchers officially reported for camp. The deal is set to be announced Tuesday, pending the results of a physical. The lefty spent 2012 out of MLB, playing in Japan and putting up a 0.94 ERA. Prior to that, Okajima spent...

Brandon Inge Reportedly Weighing Offers From Two Teams

Brandon Inge, whose long Detroit Tigers career came to an end when he was released last season, has contract offers on the table from two different (and unidentified) MLB teams, according to a report by’s Evan Drellich. Drellich reported that both deals would provide Inge a minor-league contract with a spring-training invite. After the Tigers cut Inge loose following a...

Brandon Inge

BRANDON INGE THIRD BASEMAN Born: May 19, 1977 Height: 5’11″ Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 2nd Round, 57th Overall, 1998 (Tigers) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent College: Virginia Commonwealth University Agent: ACES WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Inge has had an interesting career.  He was considered a strong prospect coming up with...
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