Mark Ellis (right) is tagged out at the plate by Raul Chavez in the third. (Nathan Denette/AP)
By David Singh / Special to MLB.com
Young lefty Dallas Braden coasted through 7 1/3 innings, giving up one run on five hits, but the A's bats couldn't support him with any runs, as their one chance to score -- Mark Ellis, on a double from Ryan Sweeney in the top of the third -- was thrown out at the plate.
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