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It's interesting how one game can change your whole career.Prior to throwing an incredibly memorable perfect game back in 2010, Dallas Braden was known as an average (at best) Major Leaguer. And since, well, it isn't like he's done any better. Through five big league seasons, dude is 26-36 with a 4.16 ERA.But, back to that perfect game. It's that one achievement that makes the Oakland Athletics parting ways with the lefty newsworthy.Thankfully, the 29-year-old is keeping everything in perspective.The Michael Rappaport lookalike should be cleared to throw in late November...he hasn't pitched in a game since April 16, 2011.
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Oakland Athletics pitchers Dallas Braden and Joey Devine, both coming off major surgeries, declined outright assignments to the minors and chose to become free agents. Neither pitched in the majors in 2012. Braden, a 29-year-old left-hander, first underwent shoulder capsule surgery in May 2011. His rehab stalled this summer, and Braden had surgery Aug. 21 to repair a torn rotator...
The 2012 season for the Oakland Athletics came pretty much out of nowhere. The A's went from a .500 club at the All-Star Break to AL West champions to finish the year, with the season culminating in a thrilling three game sweep of the two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers in Oakland to give the A's the division title. This offseason, I don't think the A's will...
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Four years ago, Joey Devine was a sensation with the Oakland Athletics. The 24-year-old rookie torched the American League for 45.2 innings, allowing just three earned runs to cross the plate in his 42 appearances.
In professional baseball history, there have been 24,553 pitcher seasons with at least 40 innings thrown. In 1911, Buck O’Brien of the Boston Red Sox set an ERA- record...
After declining his option for 2013, the Oakland Athletics
are discussing a new contract with free agent shortstop Stephen Drew, reports
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.
The Oakland A's are talking to free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew about a new contract, though it isn't known what their
chances to sign him might be considering he will be free to sign with any...
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