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POLL: Should Buster Posey Be The Face Of MLB?

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey was named rookie of the year in 2010 and MVP in 2012. He also has been selected to two All-Star Games, given two silver Slugger Awards, and…something else…oh yeah…three World Series […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2015

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)

A’s Begin Baseball’s Mandatory Domestic Violence Training

MESA, Ariz. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics started their day in a makeshift clubhouse classroom, among the first major league clubs to undergo mandatory domestic violence training. Players arrived at HoHoKam Stadium around 7 a.m. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 20: Norichika Aoki speaks to the media after he was introduced as the newest San Francisco Giant at a press conference at AT&T Park on January 20, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Expectations High With Healthy Giants Outfield

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big ace Madison Bumgarner. “Maybe after practice,” he cracked, chuckling while sitting at his locker before the San Francisco Giants hit the field […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2015

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 26:  Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics looks on during batting practice before playing the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on August 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Nametags Needed For First Full A’s Workout

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Oakland Athletics might want to use nametags for the first full squad workout of the spring Wednesday. One would be hard-pressed to find a major-league team with more newcomers. “Your team […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2015

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Assemblyman Proposes Ban On All Tobacco Products At MLB Stadiums In California

Chewing tobacco could be completely banned from Major League Baseball stadiums, under a new bill being proposed by Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond.


SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 15:  Starting pitcher Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after being removed during the third inning of the spring training game against the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The A's defeated the Giants 8-1.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cain, Hudson Making Progress After Surgeries

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Cain pitched his second productive bullpen session of spring training and is encouraged with each step in his recovery from the elbow surgery that cut short his 2014 season with the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/24/2015

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A-Rod: ‘I Cringe’ At My Actions

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension. But on his first day back with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/24/2015

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Grant’s Rant: A-Rod Needs To Go

So baseball season is almost here and already the circus is in town. Alex Rodriguez reported to camp earlier today and gave an eight-minute media session. According to Rodriguez, “It’s always an adventure. The first […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/23/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 11: Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants stands in the dugout during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at AT&T Park on August 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Orioles defeated the Giants 10-2. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images)

At 36, Lefty Barry Zito Returns To Work With A’s

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Barry Zito did a lot of things during his year off from the major leagues in 2014. He worked out in Houston, got in some good surfing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/23/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22:  Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants stands on the field prior to Game Two of the 2014 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Giants Manager Bochy Returns To Camp After Heart Procedure

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Bruce Bochy watched Giants pitchers and catchers while a song by Waylon Jennings wafted over the sound system at Scottsdale Stadium. All was OK for the San […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/23/2015

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)

Oakland’s Parker, Griffin Looking Ahead To June, Not April

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland Athletics are getting ready for June, not April. Right-handers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin are both coming […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/21/2015

MESA, AZ - MARCH 8: A general view of an overall of HoHokam Stadium during a spring training game between the Chicago Cubs and the Seattle Mariners at HoHoKam Stadium on March 8, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

36 Years Later, Oakland A’s Back At HoHoKam Park

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Thirty-six years later, the Oakland Athletics are back at HoHoKam Stadium. After basing at Phoenix Municipal Stadium since 1984, the A’s have returned to their former spring […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/21/2015

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MLB Preseason Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the MLB. Here’s what to look for this year as baseball gets under way.

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammates and the Commissioner's Trophy in the locker room after defeating the Detroit Tigers to win Game Four of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 28, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in the tenth inning to win the World Series in 4 straight games. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

World Series Champion S.F. Giants!!

The Giants swept the Detroit Tigers to win their second World Series title in 3 years.

Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers for a double play to end the first inning during Game Three of the Major League Baseball World Series at Comerica Park on October 27, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

World Series – Game 3

The Giants win game three of the World Series against the Detroit Tigers.

Fans hold up cut out faces of panda bears in support of Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

World Series – Game 2

The Giants are half way to winning the World Series after beating the Tigers 2-0 in game 2.

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