Okajima Recalled To Boston

Red Sox recall LHP Okajima, send down Doubront

      BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have recalled left-handed
reliever Hideki Okajima and optioned lefty Felix Doubront to
Triple-A Pawtucket before Monday morning's Patriots Day game
against the Toronto Blue Jays.
      The 35-year-old Okajima re-signed in December after a subpar
2010 season and did not make the club out of spring training. He
played the last four seasons with the Red Sox and was a big part of
their bullpen from 2007-09.
      He appeared in five games, throwing 5 2-3 innings of scoreless
relief with Pawtucket before he was recalled. He was beat out for
the final spot in Boston's bullpen this spring by Dennys Reyes, who
had control problems and was designated for assignment April 8.
Reyes cleared waivers and is in extended spring training.
      Doubront, recalled April 8, allowed two runs in 2 2-3 innings of
relief.
      
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