Video of the last three outs in
Dallas Braden's Perfect Game on May 9, 2010
Dallas Braden of
the Oakland A's threw a perfect game against the
League-leading Tampa Bay Rays on Mother's Day May 9, 2010.
The last perfect game thrown in the Majors was also against
the Rays during the 2009 season.
Tampa Bay 4-0 in Oakland.
on Dallas Braden:
threw the 19th perfect game in MLB history and the second
straight perfect game against the Rays
--Braden was the
Athletics' 24th-round pick in 2004 draft
for eight minor league teams from 2004-08
--Prior to the
perfectg game, Braden's record was 17-23, wtih a 4.62 ERA in
his MLB career before the perfect game
Braden pitched his perfect game on Mother's Day, but his
mother died of melanoma when he was in high school. Braden's
grandmother, however, was in the stands to see his
Dallas Braden and
Grandmother after his Perfect Game