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Houston Astros

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.

03/25/2014

Don Nunez

Yuba City Gym Helping Get Professional Athletes Ready For Spring Training

As football wraps up for the season, baseball spring training is just around the corner. But for many local guys, they’ve already been preparing for months.

01/19/2014

(Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Colon Ends Long Winless Skid, A’s Beat Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Bartolo Colon is getting back into the groove that made him the Athletics most dominant pitcher early in the season. He’s even got a new spot in the major league record books […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/09/2013

Brad Peacock (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Peacock Sharp In Astros’ 3-2 Win Over A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A fly ball to left field that somehow ended up in the bullpen. A misplayed routine grounder up the middle turned into a base hit to extend a rally. On a night […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/06/2013

Max Stassi hit

Mom Says Yuba City Star Max Stassi Recovering After Taking Fastball To Head For Astros

The pitch that hit Stassi came with the bases loaded in Wednesday night’s game with the Astros down a run to the Texas Rangers. It counts as Stassi’s first major-league RBI.

08/22/2013

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Freiman, Gray Help A’s Shutout Astros, 5-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sonny Gray has been hearing the comparisons since his high school days in Tennessee. The references to Tim Hudson, another right-hander with a slight build and a big arm. Fittingly, in the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave - KHTK Sports 1140

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 16, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from Thursday including the Giants big win in Washington and Sonny Gray’s performance against the Astros. In the “Beyond on […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave - KHTK Sports 1140

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 15, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from Wednesday including Chris Young getting robbed in another tough loss, LA Dodgers walk-off and the Rangers win. The Kings […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2013

(Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Astros After Controversial Call, 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Bartolo Colon’s velocity was up but so was his fastball. After four months of dominant outings and even talk of a possible run at another Cy Young Award, the 40-year-old Colon has […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/14/2013

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave - KHTK Sports 1140

Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 14, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from Tuesday including the A’s tough loss to the Astros and the six games that went to extra innings. The […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/14/2013

The Grant Napear Show - KHTK Sports 1140

The Grant Napear Show – August 13, 2013

Grant began the show discussing the Cy Young race, James Harrison’s recent comments about ‘Hard Knocks,’ and NFL defensive lineman Travis Johnson’s comments about Tony Romo. Callers gave their thoughts on which NFL commentator is […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/13/2013

Bud Norris (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Orioles Aquire P Norris From Astros, Place P Hammel On DL

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Bud Norris from the Houston Astros to help bolster a rotation that will be without injured Jason Hammel for what could be an extended period. The Orioles […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2013

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