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Sanchez Propels Giants To 4-3 Win Over Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) Pinch-hitter Hector Sanchez stepped to the plate with one thought in mind against Washington Nationals closer Rafael Soriano: Look for a fastball. After being on the right side of a borderline call with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

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Phillies Fire Charlie Manuel, Promote Sandberg To Manager

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Charlie Manuel has been fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, with his team out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break. Manuel was replaced by Hall of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

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Yankees Sign Former Indians 1B-3B Mark Reynolds

NEW YORK (AP) A person familiar with the deal says the New York Yankees have signed free-swinging corner infielder Mark Reynolds. Reynolds was released by the Cleveland Indians last week after a months long slump. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/16/2013

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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

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Span’s Catch Halts Giants Comeback As Nats Win, 6-5

WASHINGTON (AP) With the outcome of the game riding on his ability to snare a liner in the gap, Denard Span began his pursuit of the baseball by taking a step in the wrong direction. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/15/2013

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A’s Announcer Ken Korach Previews Remaining Games Leading Into October

The Oakland A’s play-by-play announcer, Ken Korach, joined Grant on the show to talk about the A’s tough schedule leading up to the postseason. Ken also discussed the upcoming series against the Houston Astros and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/13/2013

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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

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Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 12, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from the weekend. The guys also talked about A-Rod approaching Willie Mays on the home run list and why Clayton […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2013

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Callaspo Hits Go-Ahead Double, A’s Beat Blue Jays, 6-4

TORONTO (AP) Oakland’s Bob Melvin called the 700th win of his managerial career “excruciating” and an “emotional roller coaster.” Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning, Brandon Moss had a two-run […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/12/2013

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Keith Brooks & Carmichael Dave – August 9, 2013

Keith and Dave kick off the show with the “Morning After” with the best highlights from the night. Who are the NFL coaches on the hot seat? Keith, Dave and the crew debate whether Dennis […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/09/2013

Alex Rios (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Rangers Acquire OF Rios From White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) The Texas Rangers have acquired Alex Rios from the Chicago White Sox, beefing up their outfield for the stretch run with All-Star Nelson Cruz suspended. The White Sox will receive a player to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/09/2013

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Sherzer Improves To 17-1 As Detroit Wins 12th Straight

CLEVELAND (AP) Detroit manager Jim Leyland doesn’t think the race in the American League Central is over. After his team finished off a four-game sweep of Cleveland with Thursday’s 10-3 win – the Tigers’ 12th […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/09/2013