Jon Lester

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who’s To Blame For The A’s Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/03/2014

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who’s To Blame For The A’s Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

The Grant Napear Show

Grant Napear Interview with Ernie Johnson

Broadcasting great Ernie Johnson of Turner Sports joined Grant to describe his experience calling last night’s instant classic between the Royals and Athletics, the Wild Card play-in game Kansas City’s first postseason baseball appearance since […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 30, 2014

The Grant Napear Show opened with discussion of the recent coaching change in Oakland, the Raiders firing Dennis Allen last night in favor of assistant coach Tony Sparano, who will serve as the interim head […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – October 1st, 2014

Hump day was a big day!!!  Not only did we have one of the greatest playoff baseball games in history, we also had Mike Tyson on the show. The Oakland A’s somehow lost to the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

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5 Things The A’s Must Do This Offseason

The A’s season ended in disappointing fashion last night, falling 9-8 in 12 innings in a one-game wildcard playoff in Kansas City. Oakland had the best record in baseball at the All-Star Break, but went […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester #31 (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Wild-Card Playoff With Kansas City Royals Will Be Battle Of Bold Trades

For the Royals, it’s “Big Game James” – James Shields, the centerpiece of a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays that finally pushed the long-downtrodden franchise into the postseason for the first time in 29 years. For the A’s, it’s Jon Lester – the postseason star of the Red Sox last season who was acquired by Oakland at the trading deadline just for this moment.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/29/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 16, 2014

Grant opened today’s show by discussing the most recent developments in the Adrian Peterson scandal, talking both about Minnesota governor Mark Dayton’s statement regarding Peterson, as well as the sponsors that have expressed an unwillingness […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/17/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 10, 2014

Today’s installment of the Grant Napear Show opened with discussion of the weekend’s upcoming matchup between the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers, Grant labeling Sunday night’s affair a must-win for Chicago after their ugly […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/10/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 12:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 12, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Lester Leads Athletics Past Royals, 11-3

The Oakland Athletics’ combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldson was too much for the Kansas City Royals. Lester pitched six strong innings and Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2014

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