Houston Astros

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.

09/29/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics reacts in front of Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros after a called third strike to end the game at O.co Coliseum on September 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 4-3. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Blow Late Lead, Fall To Houston

A day after a dramatic comeback victory, the Oakland Athletics had quite the letdown. Ryan Cook walked three of his four batters, helping the Houston Astros score two runs in the ninth without a hit […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/07/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk off single against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros 4-3.  (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Lowrie Propels A’s To Walk-Off Win In 9th

Jed Lowrie and Oakland are hoping Saturday’s ninth inning against Houston will carry over to the rest of the season for the Athletics. Lowrie hit a game-ending RBI single, sending the A’s to a 4-3 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/06/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05:  Jose Altuve #27 congratulated by Chris Carter #23 of the Houston Astros after Carter hit a home run that scored both of them in the sixth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Carter Continues To Homer, A’s Continue To Slump

Even as their once-promising season continues to unravel, the Oakland Athletics are trying to keep a positive outlook. It’s a task that’s getting more difficult for manager Bob Melvin’s club with each passing day. Chris […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/05/2014

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

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