MLB locals: Resop, Athletics agree to one-year deal, according to report

Barron Collier graduate Chris Resop and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a one-year, $1.35 million deal, according to the website MLBTradeRumors.com.

Resop, a right-handed relief pitcher traded by Pittsburgh on Nov. 30, was eligible for arbitration. Resop made $850,000 last year, according to the website.

Resop was 1-4 with one save and a 3.91 ERA in 61 relief appearances with Pittsburgh last year. The 30-year-old has spent parts of seven seasons in the majors with Florida, the Los Angeles Angels, Atlanta and Pittsburgh. He has a 9-11 career record with two saves and a 4.51 ERA in 213 games.

Resop was traded for minor league pitcher Zach Thornton.

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