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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 7:  Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox reacts in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics when he reached base  at Fenway Park on June 7, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bullpen Implodes As Athletics Lose To Red Sox 7-4

BOSTON (AP) – Oakland manager Bob Melvin had no reason to expect his solid relievers to blow a three-run lead. That’s what Evan Scribner and Tyler Clippard did by allowing six runs while retiring just […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/08/2015

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

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Great Moments In Baseball History: The Colorful 1987 Giants Get To Brink Of World Series

The nicknames endure: Will the Thrill, “Chili” Davis, The Candy Man and HacMan. The 1987 San Francisco Giants won the team’s first division crown since 1971 and were so close to making the franchise’s first World Series since 1962, but the magic ran out in Games Six and Seven of the National League Championship Series in St. Louis and the team would have to wait two more years for a return to the Fall Classic.


ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 03:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 3, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Red Sox At Athletics

(AP) – The Oakland Athletics avoided their woes in close games with a blowout to even this three-game series. They may like their chances of improving upon baseball’s worst record in day games with Sonny Gray taking the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/13/2015

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 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 […]


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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 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