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The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a one-year contract with left-hander Dallas Braden.
The team announced the move Tuesday.
Braden made three starts last season before being sidelined by a shoulder injury. He was 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA before going on the disabled list April 18. He had surgery to a repair a torn capsule in his left shoulder May 17.
The 28-year-old Braden is 26-36 with a 4.16 ERA in 94 career appearances during five seasons with Oakland. He pitched a perfect game against Tampa Bay on May 9, 2010.
The A's have five players who remain eligible for arbitration: pitchers Andrew Bailey, Joey Devine, Gio Gonzalez and Brandon McCarthy; and outfielder Ryan Sweeney.
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a one-year contract with left-hander Dallas Braden.
The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms on a one- year contract with pitcher Dallas Braden on Tuesday.
The Oakland Athletics signed catcher Landon Powell and infielders Daric Barton and Adam Rosales to one-year contracts on Monday.
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