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...
Dallas Braden, the former A's left-hander who pitched the 19th perfect game in major-league history, said Tuesday he is retiring after failing to come back from multiple shoulder surgeries.
"There is nothing left in there, it's just a shredded mess," Braden said by phone. "I left my arm on the mound at the Coliseum, and I'm OK with that."
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...
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...
For one night in 2010, then-Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Dallas Braden was one of the best pitchers ever. On that May 9 night, Braden pitched only the 11th perfect game in American League history. He defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 with six strikeouts. The young southpaw finished the season with a promising record of 11-14, 3.50 ERA, and 1.16 WHIP. Since that season ended,...
Wondering what MLB pitchers Dallas Braden and Brian Wilson were doing with their free time back on Monday?
Well, they both decided to go to the happiest place on earth in Disneyland and below is a photo of the pair on Space Mountain:
(Courtesy of Hall of Very Good)
Let's say you're a pair of wild and crazy free agents...where would you spend your days while the rest of the baseball world is humping it in Spring Training? If you're Brian Wilson and Dallas Braden...you head to Disneyland. And in coordinated costumes no less. Yup, the Bearded One and, um, Braden (dude doesn't really have a nickname, does he?), hit the...
Well, this is certainly something. Injured Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden, who is typically very proud of his upbringing in Stockton, California, was nearly ejected from an anti-violence rally in the town on Wednesday. Braden began to yell at the police chief who was speaking at the rally, claiming that the police in town are lying to people and not doing an adequate job...
What better way to honor a perfect game than getting a tattoo? Not that you threw the perfect game but a fan who got Dallas Braden's perfecto tatted on his skin.
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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...
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December 13, 2011