Bob Melvin

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: Athletics At Rangers

(AP) – Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin elected to give Scott Kazmir an extra day of rest, and given the lineup he’ll now face, he still might not have to overexert himself. The in-form left-hander takes […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/01/2015

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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 […]

04/13/2015

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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 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/13/2015

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 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/08/2015

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A’s Shut Down By Colby Lewis In 3-1 Loss To Rangers

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A day after almost everything went right for Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics in their season opener, they watched Prince Fielder and the Texas Rangers get the big hits. Fielder […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/08/2015

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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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – Feb 11th, 2015

1ST HOUR–2ND SEG Baseball inches closer and closer, the guys talk a little Oakland A’s baseball in this segment.

KHTK Sports 1140–02/11/2015

DENVER, CO - JULY 26: Ike Davis #15 of the Pittsburgh Pirates rounds the bases after hitting a pinch hit home run in the ninth inning of a game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on July 26, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Athletics Acquire 1B Ike Davis From Pirates

The Oakland Athletics filled their second key position in five days Sunday, acquiring first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international bonus slot 27. Oakland, which […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/24/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 15:  Pitching coach Derek Lilliquist, bench coach Mike Aldrete and Manager Mike Matheny of the St. Louis Cardinals look on during Game Two of the National League Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on October 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Hire Mike Aldrete As Bench Coach

The Athletics have hired former Oakland and San Francisco first baseman and outfielder Mike Aldrete as bench coach on manager Bob Melvin’s staff. Aldrete fills a vacancy left when Chip Hale became Arizona’s manager earlier this […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/28/2014

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who’s To Blame For The A’s Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/03/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – October 1, 2014

The day’s installment of the Grant Napear Show opened with criticism of the Oakland Athletics’ play in last night’s American League Wild Card play-in game against the Kansas City Royals, Grant scoffing at the A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who’s To Blame For The A’s Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

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