Hideki Okajima has elected free agency.
Athletics outrighted LHP Hideki Okajima to Triple-A Sacramento.
Athletics designated LHP Hideki Okajima for assignment.
Athletics optioned LHP Hideki Okajima to Triple-A Sacramento.
Athletics purchased the contract of RHP Hideki Okajima from Triple-A Sacramento.
Athletics signed LHP Hideki Okajima to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Athletics have signed Hideki Okajima to a minor league contract.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle hears that the Athletics are close to signing Hideki Okajima.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the Athletics are still considering signing free agent left-hander Hideki Okajima.
Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that the A's are considering signing Hideki Okajima.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Hideki Okajima would like to return to the major leagues.
Hideki Okajima has signed with the Softbank Hawks.
Yankees released LHP Hideki Okajima.
David Waldstein of the New York Times reports that Hideki Okajima has failed his physical with the Yankees.