SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16:  Michael Morse #38 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Michael Morse Leaves Bay Area For South Beach

The Miami Marlins’ busy offseason has reached first base. Mike Morse has agreed to a two-year contract with the Miami Marlins pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday. The person confirmed the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/16/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics fields a ground ball in the fifth inning hit by Adam Rosales #9 of the Texas Rangers  at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Lowrie The Most Recent Player To Jump Ship From Oakland

Infielder Jed Lowrie and the Houston Astros have agreed to a $23 million, three-year contract. The agreement, announced Monday, includes a 2018 club option. Lowrie was acquired by the Astros from Boston for pitcher Mark […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/15/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 23: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park on August 23, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

AP Source: Red Sox Agree To Cespedes-Porcello Swap

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/11/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the 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 Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Chicago Cubs Win Jon Lester Sweepstakes

Jon Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Cubs, the first big deal of the offseason involving a top-level starting pitcher and one Chicago hopes will help end more than […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/10/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 30: Jeff Samardzjia #29 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 30, 2014 in Anaheim, California  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Deal Samardzija To White Sox

Jeff Samardzija has played for Notre Dame and the Cubs and now will get to pitch for the White Sox. “Being a Chicago guy, that’s one of the craziest things I’ve thought about,” he said […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

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Athletics Move On From Another All-Star

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics traded 2014 All-Star Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second base prospect Joe Wendle. In a span of about five months, the A’s have shipped out […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30:  Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hits 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)

A’s Trade Brandon Moss To Indians

The Indians have acquired first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss, an All-Star this season who had hip surgery in October, from Oakland for minor league infielder Joey Wendle. The 31-year-old Moss batted .234 with a 25 homers and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16:  Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Ishikawa, Sanchez Reach Contracts With Giants

First baseman and left fielder Travis Ishikawa has agreed to a $1.1 million contract with the San Francisco Giants for next season, avoiding salary arbitration. Catcher Hector Sanchez, whose season ended prematurely because of a concussion, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/05/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04:  Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates with his teammate Brandon Crawford #35 after hitting a solo home run to right field in the eighteenth inning against Tanner Roark #57 of the Washington Nationals 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)

Giants Offer Deals To Belt, Crawford

The Giants have offered contracts to all of their arbitration-eligible players, including first baseman Brandon Belt and shortstop Brandon Crawford. Other members of the reigning World Series champions receiving offers before Tuesday’s deadline are outfielder Gregor Blanco, outfielder/first […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/03/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 24: Fernando Rodriguez #33 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on May 24, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Davis, Rodriguez Agree To Deals With A’s

First baseman Ike Davis and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $3.8 million, one-year contract, while right-hander Fernando Rodriguez has received a $635,000 deal. Oakland declined to tender contracts to first baseman Kyle Blanks and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/03/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 12:  Brett Lawrie #13 of the Toronto Blue Jays celebrates his two-run home run in the sixth inning during MLB game action against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 12, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

New A’s 3B Lawrie Excited For New Start In Oakland

More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/02/2014

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 15:  Third basemen Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics  walks off the field after flying out during the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 15, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Donaldson: Blue Jays Have Pieces To Win

Josh Donaldson has good memories of playing in Toronto. He made his major league debut there in 2010, striking out as a pinch-hitter. The following day he smacked a game-winning, two-run homer for his first […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/01/2014

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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.

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World Series – Game 3

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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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