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Braden reclaims perfect game pitching rubber, takes it to A's game

It's been five years since former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden tossed his miraculous perfect game on May 9, 2010. On Wednesday night, Braden headed to Coliseum as a spectator to take in the A's game against the San Diego Padres...but he brought along a friend.As he explained to Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle, he reached an agreement with the A's to trade his jersey...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Pitcher’s Spotlight: Dallas Braden

This week’s spotlight is a throwback to former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden. With today being Mother’s Day, Braden has one of the most memorable pitching performances back on Mother’s Day 2010 where he tossed the 19th perfect game in Major League Baseball history. Braden has since retired from the mound, but this day will likely always hold a special place in his...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Stuart Scott, Nick Peters, Dallas Braden

The late SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott has been nominated for a Sports Emmy. In other news, former San Francisco Giants beat writer Nick Peters has died, and ESPN has agreed to an extension with MLB analyst Dallas Braden. Scott Nominated For Sports Emmy Late ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott has been nominated for the best [...]
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s segment with Oakland A’s fans is an epic fail

Relatively new ESPN analyst and former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden was a part of the Sunday Night Baseball broadcast of A’s-Angels last night.  He went out into the people for a segment on, allegedly, the rowdiest fans in baseball. What we found was anything but… Your browser does not support iframes. Why this video is an epic fail, and not just a fail. What you...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Mother’s Day Rewind: Dallas Braden’s Perfect Game on the Perfect Day

Photo courtesy of San Francisco Chronicle/AP/ Written by: Curt Ashcraft (@cashcraft740) Edited by: Matt Shock (@shockwave_music) Follow us on Twitter! @OS_Report Like Us on Facebook!   Four years ago on Mother’s Day, most of us were honoring our mothers and grandmothers for everything they do with parties, presents, flowers and family meals, but not Dallas...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Braden Gets a New Gig, Jarrod Parker’s Outlook and Thoughts on Pablo Sandoval’s Contract Situation

Dallas Braden has landed a new gig. The former Oakland Athletics lefty will join the lineup on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight as a studio analyst, according to a story on the network’s website. It’s great news and well-deserved for the starter, whose promising career was cut short by a shoulder injury after just five seasons. Ultimately, though, I think that the fiery Braden, who...
Via BaySportsNet
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics: Dallas Braden, the Ultimate Competitor, Retires At Age 30

After having not thrown a Major League pitch since April 16, 2011, Dallas Braden has now officially decided to call it a career according to a report by Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle. Braden had hoped to continue his career and audition for teams this offseason, though a MRI revealed irreparable damage to his throwing shoulder. “There is nothing left in there, it’s...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Braden goes from perfect to retired

There was a time that Dallas Braden was perfect, retiring all 27 Tampa Bay Rays batters in 2010 without a hitch. Now it is the 30-year-old who is retiring. Braden has never returned from multiple shoulder surgeries and will end his career with a 4.16 ERA over parts of five seasons. “There is nothing left in there, it’s just a shredded mess,” Braden told Susan Slusser. “I...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Braden announces retirement

Kevin David Wyrsch via Wikimedia CommonsAfter two seasons out of the game and multiple shoulder surgeries in the books, left-hander Dallas Braden has officially announced his retirement following an unsuccessful attempt to return to the mound this winter.As Braden revealed to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, a recent MRI displayed irreparable damage in his left shoulder...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB rumors: Dallas Braden to showcase for teams in January

Left-hander Dallas Braden pitched a perfect game for the Oakland Athletics against the Tampa Bay Rays in May of 2010. Since that year, however, he has had a lot of trouble staying on the mound off the disabled list. In fact, he has not pitched since very early in 2011 due to two separate surgeries on his left shoulder. He will, though, attempt to make a comeback in January, says...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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