A's release Garrett Olson

A's release Garrett Olson
March 16, 2013, 1:45 pm
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In 104 career appearances, Garrett Olson was 14-22 with a 6.26 ERA. (AP)

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s released left-handed pitcher Garrett Olson, a non-roster invitee, so that he can pursue an opportunity to pitch in Korea, the club announced today.

The 29-year-old Olson pitched in five games this spring for the A's and allowed two earned runs and struck out four batters in five innings.

In 104 regular season appearances spanning six seasons and four teams, Olson had a record of 14-22 with a 6.26 ERA.

The A’s now have 45 players in camp.  That includes 37 players on the 40-man roster and eight non-roster invitees.  The breakdown includes 20 pitchers, four catchers, 13 infielders and eight outfielders.

Oakland A's Media Services contributed to this story.

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