Found May 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The Oakland A’s claimed left-handed pitcher Travis Blackley off waivers Tuesday from the San Francisco Giants. Blackley made four relief appearances for the Giants, posting a 9.00 ERA. He will join Grant Balfour, Luke Hughes and Rich Thompson as the fourth Australian to play for the A’s this season. To make room for Blackley on the 40-man roster, the A’s transferred right-handed pitcher Joey Devine to the 60-day disabled list. When Blackley reports to Oakland, the A’s will have to make another move to clear space on their 25-man roster. Blackley, 29, was 3-0 with a 0.39 ERA and one save with Triple-A Fresno before the Giants brought him up on May 1. He made his major-league debut with Seattle in 2004.
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