MLB

more stats

Athletics ink reliever O'Flaherty

Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics took a gamble and made a move to bolster their bullpen on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with reliever Eric O'Flaherty on a two-year contract.

No financial terms were disclosed by the club, but reports cite the deal is worth $7 million.

The 28-year-old left-hander finished 2013 with a 3-0 record and 2.50 earned run average in 19 appearances last season for the Braves. He did not pitch after May 17 due to elbow trouble, and underwent Tommy John surgery a short time later. He isn't expected to be ready for a return to the mound until mid- season. `

Over eight major-league seasons with Seattle and Atlanta, O'Flaherty owns a 20-9 mark with a 2.85 ERA in 373 games, all in relief.

To make room on the 40-man roster, the A's designated outfielder Corey Brown for assignment.

Brown collected two hits in 12 at-bats, including a home run, in a 14-game September call-up with the Nationals. He was acquired from Washington for cash considerations on Dec. 19.

01/22 13:55:44 ET

  • NFL: San Diego at Denver

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Saturday at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

    Tomorrow at 8:25 pm on 620am

  • NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Calgary Flames

    Tomorrow at 8:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
MLB
8th
KAN 7
SFG 2
 
Final
ORL 89
HOU 90
Final
BOS 100
BRK 86
Final
NYK 103
WAS 100
Final
MEM 96
CLE 92
Final
MIL 91
MIN 110
Final
SAN 107
ATL 117
 
2nd
LAL 47
POR 33
 
1st
LAC 26
PHO 26
 
7:00pm Tonight
OTT 0
TOR 0
Final
PIT 3
PHI 5
2nd
EDM 2
WAS 2
 
1st
ANA 1
BUF 0