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A Look Inside An A’s Fan’s Mind

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Tonight is the start of Major League Baseball’s postseason…and the Oakland Athletics made it! Barely. It’s a huge game for the players, Manager Bob Melvin, General Manager Billy Beane and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/30/2014

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester #31 (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Wild-Card Playoff With Kansas City Royals Will Be Battle Of Bold Trades

For the Royals, it’s “Big Game James” – James Shields, the centerpiece of a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays that finally pushed the long-downtrodden franchise into the postseason for the first time in 29 years. For the A’s, it’s Jon Lester – the postseason star of the Red Sox last season who was acquired by Oakland at the trading deadline just for this moment.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/29/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 28: Oakland Athletics celebrates with champagne on after securing a playoff spot beating the Texas Rangers 4-0 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

PICS: Oakland A’s Celebrate Wild Card Clinch

The Oakland Athletics clinch their third consecutive playoff berth after Sunday’s win in Arlington. Check out the images of the team finally being able to celebrate after game 162.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/29/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 28:  Manager Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the locker room after advancing to the MLB playoffs at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Clinch AL Wild Card With 4-0 Win At Texas

The Oakland Athletics finally clinched their third consecutive playoff berth — on the last day of the regular season after a prolonged slump.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/28/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers backs up Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers as he tags out Billy Burns #19 of the Oakland Athletics stealing second base in the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Texas, Wild Card Lead Down To 1

The Oakland Athletics are still waiting on their third straight trip to the playoffs. On this night, they had only themselves to blame. The A’s couldn’t take advantage of their first chance to clinch an […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/27/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 26:  (L-R) Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his homerun with Derek Norris #36 against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 26, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Closer To Wild Card After 6-2 Win At Texas

Josh Reddick drove in three runs, Scott Kazmir won for the first time in seven starts and the Oakland Athletics moved oh so close to finally clinching their third consecutive playoff berth. After snapping a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/26/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers rounds second base after hitting the game winning walk-off homerun against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 25, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

A’s Lose On Walk-Off, Drop Into 2nd WC

The Oakland Athletics lost a chance to clinch their third straight trip to the playoffs before their game in Texas started. Yet another loss to the last-place Rangers kept the A’s from at least getting […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 24:  Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely under the tag of Chris Iannetta #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to score on a hit by Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on September 24, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Stumble In Finale With Angels, Head To Texas

More luggage than usual piled up outside the Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday as the playoff-hopeful Athletics prepared for an uncertain road trip with no set return date. Best-case scenario they would return home for a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 23:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up a home run to Gordon Beckham (not pictured) of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Spoil Gray’s Gem As Offense Sputters Again

The Oakland Athletics are tired of squandering chances, especially in late September and on a night Sonny Gray more than earned a positive result. Gordon Beckham homered for the division champion Los Angeles Angels, who […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Moves A’s Into Top WC Spot

Jeff Samardzija has waited for another chance to pitch in the playoffs, and he is enjoying every part of being in a pennant race again. He’s doing his part to extend Oakland’s season into October, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/23/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics hits a walk-off, two-run homer against the Philadelphia Phillies in the bottom of the tenth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 21, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics won the game 8-6. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

VIDEO: A’s Walk-Off On Donaldson’s 10th Inning Blast

Oakland needed a big hit in the 10th inning against Philadelphia. Fortunately for the Athletics, they had Josh Donaldson at the plate. Donaldson hit a two-run homer to lift the A’s to an 8-6 victory […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 20:  Jerome Williams #31 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Williams Beats A’s For 3rd Time With 3rd Team This Season

erome Williams glanced at Philadelphia’s schedule and realized he would be facing the Oakland Athletics yet again, with another new team. Three wins against the A’s, three different uniforms – in the same season. What […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/20/2014

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