Throwing a perfect game…it’s only the 19th time in Major League Baseball history…Dallas Braden pitched the perfect game this afternoon for the A’s…final score: Oakland over the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-0. Braden’s grandmother, who raised him after his mother died, was there to witness the event. Read more about Braden, the game, and get the A-Rod/Braden back story after the jump.
Big day in Oakland for Dallas Braden and A’s fans. Read the Chronicle’s coverage here. Find out more about the role Braden’s grandmother played in his upbringing along with the A-Rod/Braden story in this article. BTW, this is the first perfect game for Oakland in 42 years.