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Beane Makes Low-Risk Move, Brings Back Fan Favorite Zito

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Monday began with news of former Oakland Athletics first baseman Jason Giambi announcing his retirement and it ended with starting pitcher Barry Zito, 36, returning to the A’s. One former Athletic […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/17/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 24, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Spring Training Preview: A Look At The Oakland Athletics And The Rest Of The AL West

A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad.

02/12/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04:  Tyler Clippard #36 of the Washington Nationals celebrates a call in the tenth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clippard, Athletics Avoid Arbitration, Agree At $8.3M

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Right-hander Tyler Clippard and the Oakland Athletics avoided salary arbitration when they agreed to an $8.3 million, one-year contract. Clippard was 7-4 with a 2.18 ERA in 75 relief appearances last year […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/12/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates on his way to scoring after Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hit 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)

New Look A’s Meet For First Time At FanFest

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Last one on the team bus from hotel to the ballpark, center fielder Coco Crisp made his way to a seat and did a quick count of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/09/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 10:  Starting pitcher Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics on the mound during the spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch on March 10, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s RHP Parker Loses Arbitration Case

(AP) Oakland Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker has lost his salary arbitration case after missing the entire 2014 season. Parker was given an $850,000 salary on Saturday by Elizabeth Neumeier, Robert Herzog and Mark Irvings instead of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/08/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 24:  Overall interior scenic ground level view from behind home plate before the game between the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on Sunday, August 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Last Swing In Court By San Jose To Get A’s To Relocate

(AP) The San Jose City Council wants the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a lawsuit that aims to stop Major League Baseball from blocking the Oakland Athletics’ proposed move to the city. The San […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/05/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  A general view as the Houston Astros play against the Oakland Athletics in the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/Getty Images)

New MLB Commish Hopeful For New Ballpark In Oakland

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics will be able to get a new ballpark in Oakland. The A’s have been blocked from building a stadium in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/27/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics hits a bunt against the Texas Rangers in the top of the fifth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 25, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

A’s Bring Back #NerdPower For 2015

Infielder Eric Sogard has reached a $1,075,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid salary arbitration, and left-hander Fernando Abad also agreed to a one-year deal Friday. Sogard, who earned $510,000 last year, asked […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/26/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies during the ninth inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on September 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Could Be Without Doolittle For Start Of Season

By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is unlikely to be ready for the start of the season because of a slight tear to the rotator cuff in his left shoulder […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/26/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 03:  Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on September 3, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Reach 1-Year Deals With 5 Players, Avoid Arbitration

Right fielder Josh Reddick and new third baseman Brett Lawrie were among the players to reach one-year contracts with the Oakland Athletics on Friday and avoid arbitration. Reddick is set to earn $4.1 million in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/20/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 16:  A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Update On Proposed A’s Move To San Jose

A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit by the city of San Jose against Major League Baseball, which accused the sport of illegally blocking a proposed move of the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/16/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 28: Shortstop Yunel Escobar #11 of the Tampa Bay Rays makes a play on Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles (not pictured) in the second inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

A’s Keep Dealing: Trade Newly Acquired Escobar To Nats

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer Yunel Escobar is heading to the Nationals, and All-Star reliever Tyler Clippard is going to the Athletics, thanks to the ninth deal between those clubs in a little more […]

KHTK Sports 1140–01/15/2015

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