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A's select Wagner, outright Billings

The Oakland Athletics selected pitcher Neil A Sacramento on Tuesday and outrighted pitcher Bruce Billings to the minor league club.In addition, pitcher Jerry Blevins cleared waivers and was optioned to Sacramento.Wagner has split time with Double-A Midland and Sacramento this year, compiling a 3-4 record with a 3.26 ERA and six saves between the two leagues.When he appears in a game for Oakland he will make his major league debut.Billings was acquired from Colorado on June 30 in a trade for second baseman Mark Ellis . He appeared in three games for Oakland and allowed nine runs -- seven earned -- through five innings....

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