Oxford (shoulder) was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list Saturday.

The reliever has been out since early April with a shoulder strain, but progressed steadily through three rehab appearances and appears ready to get back to regular action. Axford will likely be eased into a late-inning setup role after posting a sluggish 3.97 ERA over 68 appearances last season, though he could make a push for a bigger role with some strong performances. Preferred closer Santiago Casilla has already blown two saves while racking up a 4.96 ERA over 17 appearances.

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