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Former Boston reliever Hideki Okajima called it a career on Monday and will throw out the ceremonial opening pitch for the Red Sox against the New York Yankees on Aug. 11.

Okajima, 40, had an invitation to spring training on a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles this year, but it did not pan out. The left-hander was let go by the Central League’s Yokohama BayStars last season.

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