Houston Astros

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 13:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on May 13, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – No AL team strikes out as much as the Houston Astros, and Sonny Gray has amassed 28 strikeouts in his last three starts. The Oakland Athletics starter is unbeaten against AL West opponents this […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/19/2015

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 17: Luis Valbuena #18 of the Houston Astros receives a high five from George Springer #4 after hitting a home run in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Minute Maid Park on May 17, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – The upstart Houston Astros have not allowed youth to prevent them from racing towards the top of the AL. Looking to extend yet another winning streak, the Astros will get even younger Monday night […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/18/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 15th, 2015 – Seg. 6

Joe Stiglich, Oakland A’s insider on Comcast Sports Net Bay Area, joins Grant to discuss the struggles of the Green and Gold who are trying to bounce back after a terrible last few weeks. Stiglich […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/16/2015

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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 11th, 2015 – Seg. 10

Ken Korach, the radio voice of the Oakland A’s, joins Grant to talk about the A’s recent struggles, team injuries, the Houston Astros, and the Boston Redsox series in Oakland beginning tonight. Following the interview […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/11/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 11th, 2015 – Seg. 9

Grant talks a little baseball with callers including the Houston Astros as the surprise team in the MLB this season. Following the baseball talk, Grant returns to the story of the day about Tom Brady’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/11/2015

Detroit needs a sharper David Price.

Top 5 MLB Power Rankings – April 30, 2015

The first month of the season is nearly complete and like any year, there are plenty of early surprises and disappointments. The defending champion Giants are currently at the bottom of the NL West with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/30/2015

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 O.co 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

HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 13: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Minute Maid Park on April 13, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Astros At Athletics

(AP) – Once again shining in April, Scott Kazmir will try to help the Oakland Athletics regain their footing after an inconsistent road trip. Dallas Keuchel will try to get the Houston Astros back in the win column […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/24/2015

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Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Kendall Graveman became one of the most anticipated young pitchers of the season due to a phenomenal spring training, but the excitement was undone in a dreadful season debut. He’ll look to bounce back […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/14/2015

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Scott Kazmir appeared to be in midseason form with a dazzling debut last week. The Oakland Athletics could surely use another solid performance as they try to get back on track in the opener […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/13/2015

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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.

04/08/2015

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