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Oakland A's MLN: Pitchers Off To Hot Starts

Braden has been outstanding for Midland.

The Oakland A's major league starting rotation is currently leading the American League in ERA. However, the A's big league starters aren't the only pitchers in the system off to good starts. We detail a number of A's minor league starters who have found early season success.

Dallas Braden 2 GS, 1-0, 2.25 ERA, 12 IP, 5 H, 3 ER, 3 BB, 13 K, 2 HR Braden was the A's Organizational Pitcher of the Year in 2005, but he missed most of the 2006 season. The 23 year old left-hander has dominated in his first two starts, allowing only a .128 BAA. He is striking out more than one batter an inning and he has shown good control. The only blip on his season is that he has allowed...

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