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Hideki Okajima up; Felix Doubront down

Updated: April 18, 2011, 11:10 AM ET
By Steven Krasner | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Red Sox recalled left-hander Hideki Okajima from Triple-A Pawtucket and optioned rookie left-hander Felix Doubront there before Monday's matinee.

Okajima, who had spent the previous four years in Boston, was beat out for the final bullpen spot this spring by Dennys Reyes, who had control problems and was designated for assignment April 8. Reyes cleared waivers and is in extended spring training.

"Of course I wasn't happy," Okajima said through translator Jeff Cutler. ...

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