A's Pitcher Braden Calls Out Stockton Police At Anti-Violence MeetingOakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden was nearly removed from a community meeting in Stockton Wednesday evening after a heated exchange with the city’s police chief in which he called the chief a liar and said violence in his hometown is so bad he is moving out.
A's, Braden Agree On 1-Year Deal For $3.35 MillionThe Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $3.35 million, one-year contract with left-hander Dallas Braden.
A's Braden Out For Season After Shoulder SurgeryThe Oakland Athletics announced that Dallas Braden is expected to miss the rest of the year. The diagnosis came after Braden had surgery Tuesday to repair a torn capsule in his left throwing shoulder.
A's Starter Braden Will Have Shoulder SurgeryBraden, who pitched a perfect game against Tampa Bay in May 2010, will have surgery Monday in New York to repair a torn capsule in his left shoulder.
Braden Allows 5 Runs In Season Debut, A’s Lose To Blue JaysTravis Snider hit a three-run home run, Yunel Escobar had three hits before leaving with an injury and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Braden Gem Spoiled As Giants Top A's In Final TuneupThe Giants begin their title defense Thursday at the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Oakland opens the regular season at home against the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
Diamondbacks Beat Athletics, 4-2David Winfree hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Sunday in a matchup of split-squads.
Bailey Makes Early Exit, A’s Lose To IndiansAndrew Bailey faced three batters in his second spring outing Monday and left a 9-8 loss to the Cleveland Indians with discomfort in his elbow.
A’s Braden Gives Up 2 Runs In Cactus League DebutOakland ace Dallas Braden gave up two runs, two hits and two walks in an inning in his spring debut, and Hideki Matsui was 0 for 2 with an RBI in his first game with the Athletics.
A’s Agree On 1-Year Deals With 4 PlayersThe Oakland Athletics agreed to one-year contracts Tuesday with outfielders Josh Willingham and Conor Jackson, starting pitcher Dallas Braden and third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff.
Braden Pitches Shutout, A's Stall RangersDallas Braden allowed one hit in eight innings and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 5-0 on Thursday night, stalling the Rangers' pursuit of their first AL West title since 1999.
Tiebreaking 3-Run Homer Powers Twins Over AthleticsDanny Valencia delivered another key hit, launching a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning that sent Kevin Slowey and the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Saturday.