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Dallas Braden Pitches Perfect Game for A's

Oakland ace tosses majors' 19th perfecto

(Newser) - Dallas Braden pitched the Athletics' first perfect game in 42 years and just the 19th in major league history today, dazzling the majors' hottest team in recording a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Oakland. Braden threw his arms in the air after Gabe Kapler grounded out to... More »

Thompson Leads Cards Past Rockies 3-0

Career-high strikeout total keys shutdown of Rockies' offense

(Newser) - Brad Thompson had a career-high six strikeouts in 6 2-3 innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 Thursday. The Cardinals took two of three from the defending NL champions, who totaled five runs in the series. Colorado was 3-for-25 with runners in scoring position, two of... More »

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