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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20:  Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Roughed Up, A’s Fall To Mets 8-5

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zack Wheeler (9-8) allowed two earned runs […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 19:  Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a three run triple against the New York Mets during the fourth inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Crisp’s 3-Run Triple Helps A’s Halt Slide

Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for. That is critical for a team trying to hang on in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 17: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics sits on the field after being forced out at second base against the Atlanta Braves during the fourth inning at Turner Field on August 17, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Tomahawk Chopped: A’s Swept By Braves

The Oakland Athletics are reeling. They no longer have sole possession of first place in the AL West, and Jon Lester’s winning streak came to an end on Sunday night. Lester was outpitched by Mike […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/17/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 16: Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after a second inning pickoff against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

A’s Fall 4-3 To Braves, Lose AL West Lead

For the first time in almost four months, the Athletics do not have sole claim to first place in the AL West. A four-game losing streak, including two straight losses to the Braves, and the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 15:  A ball hit by second baseman Phil Gosselin #15 of the Atlanta Braves (not pictured) goes over the wall just out of reach of centerfielder Coco Crisp #4f the Oakland Athletics for a 2-run home run in the sixth inning of the game at Turner Field on August 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Braves Pounce On Hammel, A’s Lose 7-2

Jason Hammel seemed to be gaining momentum in the Oakland rotation. An ugly step back led to questions about his spot in it. Hammel gave up five runs while recording only nine outs and the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 14:  Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after sliding into home plate to score during the 7th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  The Royals defeated the A's to win the game with a final score of 7-3.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Surging Royals, 7-3

Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday. The Royals have won 18 of 22 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 13:  Josh Willingham #7 of the Kansas City Royals slides into third after a wild throw as Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics tries to tag him out during the 4th inning game at Kauffman Stadium on August 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Vargas, Royals Shut Out A’s 3-0

Josh Donaldson managed to rope a double off Jason Vargas in the first inning. He was flummoxed by the Royals’ starter the rest of the way. Then again, so were the rest of the A’s. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/13/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 12:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Lester Leads Athletics Past Royals, 11-3

The Oakland Athletics’ combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals. Lester pitched six strong innings and Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11:  Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by manager Bob Melvin #6 after scoring during the 3rd inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Muster 3 Hits, Fall Short In 3-2 Loss To KC

Josh Reddick plucked the ball from his glove after Omar Infante’s single in the first inning Monday night and tried to routinely return it to the infield. Then it slipped from his hand. And while […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 10:  Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland Athletics waits for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the seventh inning of their game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on August 10, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Waste Hammel’s Strong Start, Lose 6-1 To Twins

The other pitcher the Oakland Athletics acquired in the trade for Jeff Samardzija is starting to look like he can contribute during the stretch run after all. Jason Hammel’s second straight superb start ended with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/10/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 09:  Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #36 after Norris hit a three-run homer against the Minnesota Twins in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 9, 2014 in Oakland, California. Donaldson and Moss was on base when Norris hit the homer. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Norris, Vogt Homer, A’s Beat Twins 12th In A Row

There’s nothing like a couple of timely home runs to get a stagnant offense back on track. Derek Norris hit a three-run homer, Stephen Vogt added a two-run shot, and the Oakland Athletics won their […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/09/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 08:  Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Minnesota Twins in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on August 8, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kazmir Follows Fellow Lefty Lester With A Win

Coco Crisp’s presence at the top of the batting order and in center field has led the Oakland Athletics to so many key victories. Now that he is back from a neck injury, the Athletics […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/08/2014

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