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Houston Astros

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 27:  Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics receives a high five from Coco Crisp #4 after hitting a home run in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 27, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Super Sam Fuld: Late HR Powers A’s Past Astros

The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late. So it was no surprise that they did it again on Wednesday night thanks to Sam Fuld’s tiebreaking, two-run homer […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/27/2014

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 26:  Chris Carter #23 of the Houston Astros hits a three-run home run in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on August 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Former Athletic Fuels Astros Comeback Against A’s

Oakland Athletics outfielder Jonny Gomes robbed Chris Carter of an extra-base hit that likely would have given the Houston Astros an early lead on Tuesday night. After that dazzling defensive play in the fourth inning, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/26/2014

Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 25:  Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics doubles in the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 25, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Samardzija Pitches A’s To 8-2 Win Over Astros

Jeff Samardzija was determined to get back on track Monday night after a couple of bad starts, so he was thrilled to see Josh Donaldson back in the Oakland lineup. Samardzija pitched eight solid innings […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/25/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 30:  Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros singles in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on July 30, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Hammel Fails Again For Athletics In Loss To Astros

In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics. That was not good. Hammel gave up six runs in the first, struggling with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Reddick’s Hot Play Since Return, A Welcome Sight For Athletics

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros Tuesday night after a six run ninth inning comeback. It was a complete team effort, but Josh Reddick’s play was key […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 29:  Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics high-fives Derek Norris #36 after they scored in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A’s Rally For 6 in 9th, Beat Astros 7-4

Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 28:  Chris Carter #23 of the Houston Astros hits a three-run home run in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Launch 4 Homers In Win Over A’s

It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span. Chavez gave up a career-high three homers as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 24:  Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates as he rounds the bases after he hit a grand slam home run in the sixth inning of their game against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on July 24, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Moss Powers A’s Past Astros 13-1

A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support. Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more run support than he […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Eric Sogard #28 after hitting a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes Hits 2 HRs, Injures Thumb In A’s Win

What should have been a runaway win for the Oakland Athletics ended with questions and concerns. Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 22:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Miss Chances, Fall To Astros In Extras

All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros’ way this time. The big hit was missing, and the A’s watched L.J. Hoes connect […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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