• Kyodo


The Yokohama BayStars announced Wednesday they have agreed to a one-year contract with former major league reliever Hideki Okajima.

The 38-year-old Okajima went 4-4 with a 2.11 ERA in 44 games for the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks last season but was released by the Japan Series champions after failing to come to terms on an extension.

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