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Game Preview: Athletics At Royals

(AP) - When he last took the field at Kauffman Stadium, Billy Butler was trying to help the Kansas City Royals claim their f...

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Four Reasons Why The Oakland A’s Will Surprise You This Season

The Oakland A’s seem to shock the baseball world every year when they trade away star players and assemble a rag-tag group of players, only to make it to the postseason. This has become the […]

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Top 3 Teams In MLB – April 16, 2015

The MLB season is just about ten games old, which is just old enough for us to draw some wild conclusions based on early sample sizes! Here are the top five teams, in order, based […]

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Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Kendall Graveman became one of the most anticipated young pitchers of the season due to a phenomenal spring training, but the excitement was undone in a dreadful season debut. He’ll look to bounce back […]

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A Roller Coaster Ride In Oakland During First Week Of Baseball

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Although the 2015 baseball season is still fresh and new, the Oakland Athletics have learned a lot about themselves in just a short weeks time. The team has started the […]

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Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Scott Kazmir appeared to be in midseason form with a dazzling debut last week. The Oakland Athletics could surely use another solid performance as they try to get back on track in the opener […]

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Game Preview: Mariners At Athletics

(AP) – Taijuan Walker had just been recalled by the Seattle Mariners when manager Lloyd McClendon detailed his expectations for the young pitcher prior to a road game against the Oakland Athletics last season. Walker responded with a […]

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 09:  Shin-Soo Choo #17 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 9, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Rangers Rout A’s Behind 4 Homers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Shin-Soo Choo hit a three-run homer,Mitch Moreland added a two-run blast and Texas’ dormant bats broke out in a big way as the Rangers spoiled Kendall Graveman’s Oakland debut with a 10-1 […]

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Game Preview: Rangers At Athletics

(AP) – It was just another play when Kendall Graveman allowed a run-scoring fielder’s choice in the top of the third inning on March 11. But it ended up being the only one on which the […]

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 06:  Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is introduced before the Opening Day MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why San Francisco Giants Fans Are Worried

Bruce Bochy and his team have had better days to say the least. The Giants have some injured players early in the season that have some San Francisco fans worried. 1. Jake Peavy  There was […]

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 07: Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers completes a double play over Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on April 7, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Rangers At Athletics

(AP) – Scott Kazmir put together a 2014 season that few could have predicted and his spring was fantastic, but he might still be entering 2015 with plenty to prove. The left-hander takes the mound Wednesday […]

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PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 06:  Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is introduced before the Opening Day MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 6, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Giants defeated the Diamondbacks 5-4.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

3 Reasons Why San Francisco Giants Fans Are Worried

Bruce Bochy and his team have had better days to say the least. The Giants have some injured players early in the season that have some San Francisco fans worried. 1. Jake Peavy  There was […]

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 07: Pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants sits in the dugout before the game against the San Diego Padres on March 7, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Opening Day Preview: Giants At Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) Madison Bumgarner was 0-3 with a 4.91 ERA in six spring training starts. No need to worry about the San Francisco Giants’ ace. The left-hander feels good and is coming off one of […]

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Tim Lincecum Goes 5 In 6-4 Loss To A’s

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night. Giants catcher Hector […]

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 11:  Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants swings at a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers during the first inning of a Cactus League game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Giants Look To End Trend: 4 Things To Know For 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants lost Pablo Sandoval to big money and the Boston Red Sox. They missed out paying big money to left-hander Jon Lester, who instead signed with the Chicago Cubs. While the […]

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Major League Infields Shift In Response To Data Explosion

Players no longer are told to do everything the way Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth and Christy Mathewson did. The Big Shift is on, and long-held beliefs have burst in this post-steroids era, where hits and runs have become as precious as rare gems.

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Four Reasons Why The Oakland A’s Will Surprise You This Season

The Oakland A’s seem to shock the baseball world every year when they trade away star players and assemble a rag-tag group of players, only to make it to the postseason. This has become the […]

(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Kendall Graveman became one of the most anticipated young pitchers of the season due to a phenomenal spring training, but the excitement was undone in a dreadful season debut. He’ll look to bounce back […]

(Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A Roller Coaster Ride In Oakland During First Week Of Baseball

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Although the 2015 baseball season is still fresh and new, the Oakland Athletics have learned a lot about themselves in just a short weeks time. The team has started the […]

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Scott Kazmir appeared to be in midseason form with a dazzling debut last week. The Oakland Athletics could surely use another solid performance as they try to get back on track in the opener […]

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Mariners At Athletics

(AP) – Taijuan Walker had just been recalled by the Seattle Mariners when manager Lloyd McClendon detailed his expectations for the young pitcher prior to a road game against the Oakland Athletics last season. Walker responded with a […]