Athletics recall LHP Meyer from minors

Aug 13, 2007 - 9:12 PM DETROIT (Ticker) -- The Oakland Athletics recalled lefthander Dan Meyer from Class AAA Sacramento on Monday.

Meyer will be making his first appearence for the Athletics this season. The southpaw has not pitched in a major league game since 2004 as a member of the Atlanta Braves.

Meyer is 6-2 with a 3.40 ERA in 19 starts for the Pacific Coast League River Cats this season. The 26-year-old has struck out 93 batters in 103 1/3 innings.

In a corresponding move, Oakland optioned lefthander Dallas Braden to Class AAA Sacramento. Braden was 1-7 with a 6.32 ERA in 13 games - 10 starts - for the Athletics.

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