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Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some Tweaks

It happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you’re lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it’s a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.


DETROIT, MI - JUNE 4: Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics scores during the second inning and is congratulated by his teammates in the dugout during the game against the Detroit Tigers on June 4, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Red Sox

(AP) – Manager Bob Melvin isn’t fretting over the Oakland Athletics possessing the worst record in the AL, especially with his club in the midst of a hot stretch. The A’s could find themselves out of the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/05/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 13:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the top of the first inning at Coliseum on May 13, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – No AL team strikes out as much as the Houston Astros, and Sonny Gray has amassed 28 strikeouts in his last three starts. The Oakland Athletics starter is unbeaten against AL West opponents this […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/19/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 5: Jesse Chavez #30 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins on May 5, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Chavez Shines In Oakland’s 2-1 Victory Over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Even after shutting down the red-hot Minnesota Twins offense for 7 1-3 innings, Jesse Chavez left the mound wanting more. The Oakland Athletics right-hander pounded his glove and shouted as he was […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/06/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim slides into second with a stolen base ahead of the throw to second baseman Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Angels

(AP) – Oakland continues to flaunt offensive balance, while the Los Angeles Angels have been plagued by a lack of production from multiple spots in the lineup. The Athletics look to send the Angels to a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/21/2015

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Time To Grab Some New Studs Before Anyone Else In Your Fantasy League Does

It’s still early in the season, and you don’t want to give up on key players too soon — even if they’re slumping through the first two weeks of the season. But smart fantasy baseball owners also want to make sure they grab rising stars while they can — and before it’s too late.


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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 first title in 29 years in Game 7 of last year’s World Series. Now […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/17/2015

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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 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/16/2015

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – March 24th, 2015

1ST HOUR–1ST SEG Pete Rose is wanting into the HOF. Some people do not think that will ever happen, we discuss that matter in this segment. Josh Reddick got his payment for giving up his […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/24/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during Game Two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A’s Begin Offseason Moves, Sign DH Butler

The Oakland Athletics agreed to terms on a $30 million, three-year contract with designated hitter Billy Butler through the 2017 season. The A’s announced the deal Wednesday to bring in Butler, who provides versatility for manager Bob […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/19/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – November 19th, 2014

3RD HOUR–1ST SEG We hit on the MLB. The Oakland A’s picked up Billy Butler, good move for the A’s?

KHTK Sports 1140–11/19/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – November 19th, 2014

2ND HOUR–2ND SEG We hit all the hot Headlines in the sports world in this segment.

KHTK Sports 1140–11/19/2014