Athletics Sign Jeremy Accardo

The Athletics have signed pitcher Jeremy Accardo, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter).  The right-hander will report to Triple-A Sacramento.

Accardo was designated for assignment by the Indians on August 4th and released on August 9th, the same day that they parted ways with Johnny Damon.  The 30-year-old posted a 4.58 ERA with 7.1 K/9 and 4.1 BB/9 in 26 appearances for the Tribe this season.  For his career, Accardo owns a 4.27 ERA with 6.5 K/9 and 3.5 BB/9 across eight seasons.

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