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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 02:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on August 2, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lester Wins A’s Debut, Gomes Backs Him To Beat KC

Jon Lester took the mound in a different uniform and, for the first time in his major league career, felt just slightly out of place. Quickly enough, he put aside the newness of pitching for […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/02/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 01: Raul Ibanez #18 of the Kansas City Royals hits a home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Offense Sputters In 1-0 Loss To Royals

Ned Yost’s Kansas City Royals did just enough to beat one of Oakland’s best pitchers. Up next is Jon Lester in what could be a far tougher task. Raul Ibanez homered on Sonny Gray’s lone […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/01/2014

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Billy Beane Goes All-In With Latest Trade

I know it’s not a popular in the 2014 sports world but my initial thought on the A’s acquisition of Jon Lester for Cespedes is simple–let’s see how it plays out. It’ll go down as […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

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Jon Lester- Who, What, Where, When, Why, How?

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics made a big splash today to acquire Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes. A’s fans are familiar with Gomes; the local boy who helped the Green […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 14:  Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the top of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on May 14, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Deal LHP Tommy Milone To Twins

The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld. The A’s announced the deal Thursday morning before the trade deadline. Milone requested a trade given his recent success […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 29: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

BREAKING: A’s Trade Yoenis Cespedes To Boston

The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday’s trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 30:  Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros singles in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on July 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Hammel Fails Again For Athletics In Loss To Astros

In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics. That was not good. Hammel gave up six runs in the first, struggling with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

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Reddick’s Hot Play Since Return, A Welcome Sight For Athletics

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros Tuesday night after a six run ninth inning comeback. It was a complete team effort, but Josh Reddick’s play was key […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 14:  Play is suspended during the fourth inning between the Oakland Athletics and the New York Yankees because of faulty stadium lights in left field at O.co Coliseum on June 14, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Alameda County Approves A’s Lease Extension

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland. The board on Tuesday approved recent changes to the agreement between local officials and A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 29:  Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics high-fives Derek Norris #36 after they scored in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A’s Rally For 6 in 9th, Beat Astros 7-4

Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 28:  Chris Carter #23 of the Houston Astros hits a three-run home run in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Launch 4 Homers In Win Over A’s

It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span. Chavez gave up a career-high three homers as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23:  Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics dives to catch a fly ball hit off the bat of Jason Castro (not pictured) of the Houston Astros during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros 9-7.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s OF Gentry Placed On 15-Day DL

The Oakland Athletics have put outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken right hand and promoted outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A Midland. A’s manager Bob Melvin said Burns was expected […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/28/2014

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