Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Athletics acquired right-handed
pitcher Chris Resop from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for minor league
right-handed pitcher Zach Thornton.
The 30-year-old Resop went 1-4 with a 3.91 ERA and one save in 61 games with
the Pirates last season.
Thornton went 4-0 with 16 saves and a 4.53 ERA in 48 relief appearances for
Single-A Stockton of the California League.
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