ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JUNE 6:  Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays celebrates with Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays after scoring off of a wild pitch by Tom Wilhelmsen #54 of the Seattle Mariners during the seventh inning of a game on June 6, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Acquire Zobrist, Escobar From Rays

By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer After spending much of the offseason dealing away stars, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane added one for a change. The A’s acquired versatile two-time All-Star infielder Ben Zobrist and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/10/2015

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2014 Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Year of the Rise and Fall: This past year for the Oakland Athletics was one with many ups and downs. Going into the 2014 season, there was a ton […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/23/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 24, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Release Veteran Infielder Nick Punto

The Oakland Athletics have released infielder Nick Punto. The A’s made the announcement Friday, saying Punto was released to clear room on the 40-man roster. A day earlier, Oakland acquired right-handers Jesse Hahn and R.J. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/22/2014

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 13:  Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris #36 walks to the dugout before a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 13, 2014 in Seattle, WA. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

A’s Trade All-Star Catcher Derek Norris To Padres

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/19/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 19: Eury De La Rosa #56 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches in the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 19, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

A’s Acquire Lefty Reliever From DiamondBacks

The Athletics have acquired left-hander Eury De La Rosa from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash. Oakland made the announcement Thursday, the latest trade in another offseason full of them for general manager Billy Beane. The A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/18/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics fields a ground ball in the fifth inning hit by Adam Rosales #9 of the Texas Rangers  at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Lowrie The Most Recent Player To Jump Ship From Oakland

Infielder Jed Lowrie and the Houston Astros have agreed to a $23 million, three-year contract. The agreement, announced Monday, includes a 2018 club option. Lowrie was acquired by the Astros from Boston for pitcher Mark […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs Win Jon Lester Sweepstakes

Jon Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Cubs, the first big deal of the offseason involving a top-level starting pitcher and one Chicago hopes will help end more than […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/10/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 30: Jeff Samardzjia #29 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 30, 2014 in Anaheim, California  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Deal Samardzija To White Sox

Jeff Samardzija has played for Notre Dame and the Cubs and now will get to pitch for the White Sox. “Being a Chicago guy, that’s one of the craziest things I’ve thought about,” he said […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

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Athletics Move On From Another All-Star

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics traded 2014 All-Star Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second base prospect Joe Wendle. In a span of about five months, the A’s have shipped out […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two-run home run in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

A’s Trade Brandon Moss To Indians

The Indians have acquired first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, an All-Star this season who had hip surgery in October, from Oakland for minor league infielder Joey Wendle. The 31-year-old Moss batted .234 with a 25 homers and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 24: Fernando Rodriguez #33 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 24, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Davis, Rodriguez Agree To Deals With A’s

First baseman Ike Davis and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $3.8 million, one-year contract, while right-hander Fernando Rodriguez has received a $635,000 deal. Oakland declined to tender contracts to first baseman Kyle Blanks and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/03/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 12:  Brett Lawrie #13 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates his two-run home run in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 12, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

New A’s 3B Lawrie Excited For New Start In Oakland

More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/02/2014

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