Houston Astros

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 12: Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants takes starting pitcher Chris Heston #53 out of the game against the Houston Astros in the top of the seventh inning at AT&T Park on August 12, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Astros Beat Giants 2-0 To End Road Trip With A Win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Houston’s lighted spinning disco ball was back in the clubhouse, and so was the fog machine. The two staples of celebration for the AL West-leading Houston Astros didn’t get much use during […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 11: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants shakes hands with Buster Posey #28 after the game against the Houston Astros at AT&T Park on August 11, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Houston Astros 3-1.

Bumgarner Pitches 5-Hitter, Overpowers Astros As Giants Win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Madison Bumgarner headed up the dugout steps for the ninth inning when manager Bruce Bochy asked how he was feeling. “Why are you asking?” San Francisco’s ace cracked. Minutes later, he completed […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 25: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants leave the dugout to warm up before the game against the Oakland Athletics at AT&T Park on July 25, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Posey: ‘It’s Time To Pay Attention To The Standings’

(AP) — The San Francisco Giants didn’t have an answer in Chicago over the weekend during four straight losses to the Cubs, the team they’re chasing for the second NL wild card. Comfort finally comes, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/11/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 09: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics pours Gatorade on Danny Valencia #26 after the game against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on August 9, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros 5-4.

Valencia Powers A’s To 5-4 Victory Over Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) His new teammates can only shake their heads. Danny Valencia, acquired off waivers a week ago, continues to impress. Valencia homered in the fourth inning and singled in the winning run in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/10/2015

Minnesota Twins v Oakland Athletics

AL West’s Top Pitchers Face Off In Oakland

(AP) — All three AL ERA leaders pitch for the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros, and two will meet Friday night. The visiting Astros have won Dallas Keuchel’s last six starts against the Athletics, who will […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/07/2015

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 05: Billy Burns #1 of the Oakland Athletics catches a fly ball hit off the bat of Adam Jones (not pictured) of the Baltimore Orioles during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 5, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-3 in 10 innings.

First Place Astros To Face A’s In Oakland

(AP) — Stellar play at home is a big reason Houston sits atop the AL West. But if the Astros can’t turn things around on theroad, they may not be there for much longer. Looking […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2015

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Top 3 Winners, Losers From MLB Trade Deadline

What a team does does during the MLB Trade Deadline can say a lot about a team. A team which goes out and makes certain trades to essentially rent a players for the rest of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/03/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 28: Carlos Gomez #27 of the Milwaukee Brewers dives into home plate to score a run against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning at AT&T Park on July 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Gomez Traded To Astros After Mets Deal Falls Through

HOUSTON (AP) The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Houston also received right-hander Mike Fiers […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2015

HOUSTON - JULY 11: Jeff Bagwell addresses the media during a press conference as the Houston Astros announced that Bagwell was replacing Sean Berry as hitting coach on July 11, 2010 in Houston, Texas.

Jeff Bagwell Grabs Woman’s Breast At Astros Game

Jeff Bagwell was caught catching more than a baseball last week… While watching a Houston Astros game last week, the former 15-year MLB player was caught on camera grabbing a woman’s breast! According to Larry […]

07/28/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 16: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 16, 2015 in San Diego, California.

BREAKING: Kazmir Traded To Astros

With a little more than a week left before the trade deadline, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the Oakland A’s have traded starting pitcher Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for righty Daniel Mengden […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/23/2015

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A’s Burns Finds Himself Atop A.L. Rookies

In a year filled with baseball’s top prospects making an impact at the major league level, Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns may just be one of the front-runners for American League Rookie of the Year. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/17/2015

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 19:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros is tagged out by Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics trying to score as home plate umpire Andy Fletcher looks on in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park on May 19, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Even when Dallas Keuchel is not at his best, the Houston Astros keep finding ways to win for their ace. As the Astros try to continue that trend, the left-hander looks to extend his undefeated […]

05/20/2015

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