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Kansas City Royals

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – August 20, 2014

The Grant Napear Show opened after the conclusion of the A’s-Mets game, beginning with discussion of the Giant’s winning their protest concerning last night’s delay debacle at Wrigley Field. The Giants and Cubs will resume […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

Oakland Athletics (42-29)

Top 5 AL MVP Candidates

The MLB pennant chases are heating up, meaning it’s time to make some predictions as to how the awards races will shake down. The AL MVP is a close, compelling race that features several players […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 14:  Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after sliding into home plate to score during the 7th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  The Royals defeated the A's to win the game with a final score of 7-3.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Surging Royals, 7-3

Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday. The Royals have won 18 of 22 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/14/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 13:  Josh Willingham #7 of the Kansas City Royals slides into third after a wild throw as Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics tries to tag him out during the 4th inning game at Kauffman Stadium on August 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Vargas, Royals Shut Out A’s 3-0

Josh Donaldson managed to rope a double off Jason Vargas in the first inning. He was flummoxed by the Royals’ starter the rest of the way. Then again, so were the rest of the A’s. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/13/2014

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

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11:  Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by manager Bob Melvin #6 after scoring during the 3rd inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Muster 3 Hits, Fall Short In 3-2 Loss To KC

Josh Reddick plucked the ball from his glove after Omar Infante’s single in the first inning Monday night and tried to routinely return it to the infield. Then it slipped from his hand. And while […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 10:  Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants walks to the dugout after throwing in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 10, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Lincecum Struggles As Giants Lose To Royals

Tim Lincecum got off to a slow start and never recovered. It’s turning into a disturbing trend for the San Francisco Giants. Lincecum was knocked out in the fourth inning and the Giants went on […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/10/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 09:  Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants makes an over-the-shoulder catch during the 4th inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 9, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Struggle Again In 5-0 Loss To Royals

The San Francisco Giants are going in one direction and the Kansas City Royals in another. James Shields threw a four-hitter and Alex Gordon homered as the Royals won their sixth straight, beating the Giants […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/09/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 08:  Manager Bruce Bochy #15 of the San Francisco Giants argues with third base umpire Gary Cederstrom #38 after Cederstrom reversed a call at third resulting in an out for Hunter Pence #8 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 8, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bumgarner Goes Distance In Giants’ 4-2 Loss To KC

Madison Bumgarner pitched his second straight complete game, but this one did not end up in the win column. Billy Butler homered and drove in three runs and right fielder Nori Aoki threw out two […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/08/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 03:  Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 3, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Offense Struggles Again In Loss To KC

Bob Melvin knew Oakland’s offense might struggle after trading away cleanup hitter Yoenis Cespedes. The manager just didn’t think it would be this bad. Two days after being shut out in the series opener against […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/03/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 02:  Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Kansas City Royals in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on August 2, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lester Wins A’s Debut, Gomes Backs Him To Beat KC

Jon Lester took the mound in a different uniform and, for the first time in his major league career, felt just slightly out of place. Quickly enough, he put aside the newness of pitching for […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/02/2014

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