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DETROIT, MI - JULY 06: David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays warms up prior to the start of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Acquire P David Price

The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a...

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30: Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is tagged out in a run down between third base and home plate by Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning at AT&T Park on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

SF Benefits From Pirates’ Blunder, Ends Skid At 6

Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these days. A timely, heads-up glance by Machi [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 29:  (L-R) Gregory Polanco #25, Michael Martinez #3 and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate defeating the San Francisco Giants 3-1 at AT&T Park on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Morse Homers But Giants Lose 6th Straight

It’s been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park. With his club struggling to pull itself out of a deepening funk at the waterfront stadium, [...]

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30: Gaby Sanchez #17 of the Pittsburgh Pirates is tagged out in a run down between third base and home plate by Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning at AT&T Park on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

SF Benefits From Pirates’ Blunder, Ends Skid At 6

Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these days. A timely, heads-up glance by Machi [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 29:  (L-R) Gregory Polanco #25, Michael Martinez #3 and Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates celebrate defeating the San Francisco Giants 3-1 at AT&T Park on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Morse Homers But Giants Lose 6th Straight

It’s been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park. With his club struggling to pull itself out of a deepening funk at the waterfront stadium, [...]

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 4:  Matt Cain #18 of the San Francisco Giants pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 4, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Giants RHP Cain Could Undergo Tommy John

San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain plans to meet with specialist Dr. James Andrews this week to get a second opinion on his injured elbow. Cain flew to Florida on Tuesday where he will be [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 28:  Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants can't handle the throw as Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates dives back into second base in the top of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The throw got past Panik and McCutchen went to third base on the error. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Lose 5th Straight, 5-0 To Pirates

After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 27:  Carl Crawford #3 of the Los Angeles Dodgers scores in the top of the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 27, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Crawford scored on an RBI single by Juan Uribe.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Lose In Peavy’s Debut, Swept By Dodgers

The San Francisco Giants pinned their hopes on Jake Peavy to provide new life to a beat-up rotation and a lineup searching for a lift. It was a disappointing debut for the right-hander a day [...]

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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 [...]

Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]