Billy Beane

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Why The Athletics Should Trade For ‘The Cuban Missile’

The Oakland Athletics have made a handful of trades this week to bolster its minor league system, but the one trade they haven’t made yet could be the one to turn the franchise around the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/29/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20: Closer Tyler Clippard #36 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after getting the final out and picking up the save against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The As won 5-3.

A’s Trade Tyler Clippard To Mets For Pitching Prospect

The A’s unloaded another big piece of their pitching staff, this time from the bullpen. Tyler Clippard, in his first year as a part of the Oakland Athletics has been shipped to the New York […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/27/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUG 15:  Scott Hatteberg #10 of the Oakland Athletics swings at a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles  during an MLB game at McAfee Coliseum on August 15, 2005 in Oakland, California.  The Orioles won 6-2.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Former A’s 1B Scott Hatteberg joins Dave, Deuce and Morgan

Former A’s 1B Scott Hatteberg joins Dave, Deuce and Morgan in the Morning to talk about this year’s A’s struggles and what moves need to be made going forward. They talk about why it can […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/27/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 12:  Jesse Chavez #30 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 12, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Series: Game One

(AP) – General manager Billy Beane set aside his “Moneyball” tactics before last season’s trade deadline and reshaped the rotation in a futile attempt to bring the Oakland Athletics a championship. Now Beane is back to selling […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics catches and then drops a fly ball hit off the bat of Evan Longoria (not pictured) of the Tampa Bay Rays for a single during the fifth inning at Coliseum on August 5, 2014 in Oakland, California.

Three Players The A’s Should Not Trade At Deadline

The MLB trade deadline is approaching and if you’re an Oakland A’s fan, you know your team will be involved. Last year, the A’s made a splash by trading Yoenis Cespedes for ace Jon Lester. That […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/09/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – Feb. 25th, 2015 – Seg. 3

Susan Slusser, Oakland A’s beat writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, is in Arizona with the Oakland A’s for spring training and she joins grant to discuss the mood around spring training so far, the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2015

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Beane Makes Low-Risk Move, Brings Back Fan Favorite Zito

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Monday began with news of former Oakland Athletics first baseman Jason Giambi announcing his retirement and it ended with starting pitcher Barry Zito, 36, returning to the A’s. One former Athletic […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/17/2015

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 28:  Defensive end Malik Jackson #97 of the Denver Broncos hits quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders after a pass attempt during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Raiders Struggle At Mile High In 2014 Finale

The 2014 Oakland Raiders season ended on Sunday in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High with a 47-14 loss to the Broncos. The Raiders just struggled in almost every facet of the game as they lost their eighth road game of the season and their 11th overall dating back to 2013.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/29/2014

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2014 Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Year of the Rise and Fall: This past year for the Oakland Athletics was one with many ups and downs. Going into the 2014 season, there was a ton […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/23/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – December 10th, 2014

1ST HOUR–2ND SEG Keith had an upon further review of the Oakland A’s and Billy Beane. In this segment, Keith explains why A’s fans should hit the brakes.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/10/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – December 9, 2014 – Seg 4

The talk regarding the Oakland A’s and their overhauling offseason moves continued during the show’s fourth segment, Grant questioning why the A’s blow half of their roster up at the end of seemingly every season, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – November 9, 2014 – Seg 2

Grant continued talking about the Josh Brent controversy with callers, prompting discourse over the media and the NFL’s “double-standard” regarding the sorts of crimes and incidents that receive attention. Billy Beane’s busy offseason was also […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/09/2014