Dallas Braden's perfect approach
A's pitcher follows own path, in retiring 27 in a row and outside baseball
During the late innings of the Oakland-Tampa Bay game Sunday, Athletics fans watching on television saw a humorous ad promoting the team's upcoming interleague matchup with San Francisco. "The Giants are coming to the Coliseum, so I told our guys we want to be good hosts,'' A's bench coach Tye Waller says to the camera. "Just because we're rivals doesn't mean we aren't going to act like gentlemen.''
Waller's vow of good sportsmanship is interrupted by shots of Oakland reliever Brad Ziegler ...
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DALLAS BRADEN'S PERFECT GAME
Oakland A's left-hander Dallas Braden became the 19th player in the MLB history to throw a perfect game, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0.