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Braden shins for Athletics

Mar 5, 2009 - 11:53 PM PHOENIX (Ticker) -- Dallas Braden worked three effective innings Thursday, leading a split squad of Oakland Athletics to a 6-1 victory over South Africa.

Braden gave up one hit without a walk or strikeout.

Rajai Davis went 2-for-4 to pace the Oakland offense.

South Africa, tuning up for the World Baseball Classic this weekend, managed just three hits.








  • CAC
    FINAL
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2
    OAKLAND 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 x 6 7 4 FINAL
    WP - DALLAS BRADEN (1-0)
    LP - SHANNON EKERMANS (0-1)
    TIME: 2:40 ATT: 1,209

    Mar 5 6:00 PM


  • CAC
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
    - - - - - - - - - - - -
    SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
    OAKLAND 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 6 7 (END BOTTOM 8)

    South Africa 1, Athletics 6  Bot 8, 0 OutsMar 5 5:47 PM