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Rays 0, Tribe 1: The one that got away

Colome flirts with no hitter, Rays flirt with runs. I feel like Rays never do well on holidays. There was the Memorial Day masacre in Cleveland. There was being no-hit on Mother's Day by Dallas Braden. And now, you can add this one to the list: a heartbreaking 1-0 loss, again at the hands of Cleveland. The Early Going On Father's Day 2015, the Rays were in desperate need of innings from Alex Colome, and he looked sharp from the get-go, located his fastball to both sides of the plate. He breezed through the early innings, keeping Cleveland off the scoreboard and, maybe more importantly, kept...

Dallas Braden at Coliseum for his pitching rubber

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Dallas Braden on his mound at the Coliseum in 2011. Chronicle photo Dallas Braden really meant it when he called the mound at the Coliseum his mound. On Wednesday, Braden finally realized a months-long quest to claim the pitching rubber from his perfect game on Mother’s Day, 2010, the 19th perfect game in history. The pitching rubber had been authenticated after the game and stored; he’d told A’s personnel that was the only item he wanted but somehow his request was lost in the shuffle and he’d long feared it had been sold or...

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