Brett Lawrie

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 03: Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is unable to field a ground ball hit off the bat of J.J. Hardy (not pictured) of the Baltimore Orioles during the seventh inning at Coliseum on August 3, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Oakland Athletics 9-2.

Brett Lawrie Returns To Toronto, A’s Face Jays

(AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have easily had the majors’ highest-scoring offense this season, but now they’re also reaping the benefits of a red-hot pitching staff. The Blue Jays look to keep closing the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/10/2015

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

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07: Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics follows through on his tenth inning home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Lawrie Homers Off Betances In 10th, A’s Beat Yankees 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) Brett Lawrie had struck out three times and was one pitch from making it four in a row. In a huge hole against one of baseball’s most imposing pitchers, he guessed breaking […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/08/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 21:  Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics slides past Carlos Perez #58 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to score a run during the sixth inning at Coliseum on June 21, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3-2. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Beat The Angels 3-2, Ending Series With 2 Wins

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Angels manager Mike Scioscia hasn’t seen Albert Pujols swing like this since the slugger was playing in St. Louis. It just hasn’t been enough to lift Los Angeles out of its up-and-down funk. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/22/2015

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 2:  Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his grand slam against the Detroit Tigers with Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics as catcher James McCann #34 of the Detroit Tigers looks on during the seventh inning at Comerica Park on June 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Zobrist Hits A Grand Slam; A’s Win Against Tigers, 5-3

Ben Zobrist hit a grand slam to cap a five-run seventh inning, and the Athletics went on to beat the Tigers 5-3 on Tuesday night.

KHTK Sports 1140–06/03/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 21:  Brandon Guyer #5 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals third base in front of third baseman Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a game on May 21, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – Despite injuries to some key members of their pitching staff, the Tampa Bay Rays’ work on the mound remains a big reason for their early success. Chris Archer seeks a third straight strong start […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/22/2015

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 28: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics and Brett Lowrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate with teammates after a win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Coliseum on April 28, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Angels At Athletics

(AP) – Mike Trout put together an impressive hitting streak to open the season, but he’s fallen on harder times in the batter’s box more recently. It’s likely no coincidence that Los Angeles’ offense is struggling […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/29/2015

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 26: Jake Marisnick #6 of the Houston Astros steals third bases sliding under the tag of Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the ninth inning at Coliseum on April 26, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Astros won the game 7-6. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Swept By Astros After Gattis Leads Rally In 9th

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Athletics will finally get a day off – their first in more than a week and just the second of the season. With a tired bullpen and a four-game losing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/27/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – April 20th, 2015 – Seg. 5

Ray Fosse, analyst for the Oakland A’s, spends some time with Grant to talk about the results of the A’s vs Kansas City Royals series. Both talk about Brett Lawrie’s hard slide into 2nd, the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/21/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – April 20th, 2015 – Seg. 3

Grant discusses the arrest of LA Kings player Jared Stoll. Grant talks about the Boston Marathon and the offensive struggles of the San Francisco Giants. Grant also talks about the chippy play and heated moments […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/21/2015

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A Royal Misunderstanding Of Baseball’s Unwritten Rules

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The old saying is “an eye for an eye,” or in baseball terms, “you hit my guy, I hit your guy.” At some point during this past weekend, the Kansas […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/20/2015