Friday, May 27, 2011

MLB Play Sun Smart

MLB Play Sun Smart: A's pitcher Dallas Braden has teamed up with Major League Baseball, the MLB Players Association and the American Academy of Dermatology as the 2011 spokesperson for Play Sun Smart, a program that provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection. Braden lost his mother to melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, during his senior year of high school. Prior to the game Friday, May 27, Braden will accept the Play Sun Smart trophy commemorating his participation in honor of his mother and will be joined by his grandmother, Peggy Lindsey, Play Sun Smart volunteer dermatologist, Dr. Jason Fung, and A's head athletic trainer, Nick Paparesta.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Monday, May 02, 2011