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ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 24:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim catches a fly ball in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 24, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Top 10 Defensive Gems From MLB’s First Half

In a game where every out matters, MLB’s best players step up in the grandest situations. From game-saving catches to momentum-shifting throws, here are the top ten plays of baseball’s first half. 10. Just Mike […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11 hours ago

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 22: David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after flying out in the fifth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 22, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Most Disappointing Team In MLB So Far?

Expectations could be high once opening day rolls around, mostly because every team is in the running for the championship at that point. As we’re halfway through the 2014 season, which team has not lived […]

KHTK Sports 1140–17 hours ago

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 22:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Miss Chances, Fall To Astros In Extras

All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros’ way this time. The big hit was missing, and the A’s watched L.J. Hoes connect […]

KHTK Sports 1140–18 hours ago

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 23: Tim Lincecum #55 and Hector Sanchez #29 of the San Francisco Giants shake hands after winning the game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the 14th inning at Citizens Bank Park on July 23, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants won 9-6 in extra innings. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Lincecum’s First Save Lifts Giants In 14 Innings

If something didn’t happen soon, Giants manager Bruce Bochy was trotting a position player out to the pitching rubber. As it worked out, something happened. Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning […]

KHTK Sports 1140–18 hours ago

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19:  Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches to Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox during the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Agree To 10-Year Lease To Stay In Oakland

The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/22/2014

Dan Uggla (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Giants Sign Dan Uggla To Minor-League Deal

The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract. Uggla was released last Friday by the Braves after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job. The […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/22/2014

PHILADELPHIA - JULY 21: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI triple in the eighth inning during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on July 21, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Giants won 7-4. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Giants Spoil Lee’s Return, Beat Phillies

Two same-day call-ups helped the San Francisco Giants stay ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee’s return from the disabled list and Giants beat the Philadelphia […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/21/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

Top 5 MLB Closer Celebrations

Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.

07/21/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 20:  John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Gray, A’s Pound Orioles 10-2 To Take Series

As mid-July statements go, the Oakland Athletics delivered a powerful message to the Baltimore Orioles. Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his fifth consecutive decision, and the major-league best A’s pounded the Orioles 10-2 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/21/2014

MIAMI, FL - JULY 20: Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins steals second base against Marco Scutaro #19 of the San Francisco Giants at Marlins Park on July 20, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Lincecum, Giants Fall To Marlins 3-2

A 59-foot curveball in the seventh inning ended Tim Lincecum’s winning streak Sunday. A fat splitter early in the game gnawed at him more. Lincecum gave up a two-run homer in the first inning to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 08:  Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants reacts after he was called out on strikes in the top of the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 8, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants’ Belt On DL With Concussion

San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt will go on either the seven-day or 15-day disabled list because of a concussion. Belt was struck by a ball in the face while fielding during batting practice […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 19:  Starting pitcher Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland A's gets behind in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.  The Orioles lead 8-4 in the bottom of the 9th inning.  (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Hammel Loses Again As O’s Beat A’s, 8-4

Jason Hammel planned to go home, get a good night’s rest and return to the ballpark ready to get back at it. He wants to put his latest outing behind him as soon as possible. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/19/2014

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