OAKLAND, CA - JULY 21: Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics gets an explanation from home plate umpire Bob Davidson #61 on why Davidson called out Billy Burns #1 on an attempted bunt against the Toronto Blue Jays in the bottom of the third inning at Coliseum on July 21, 2015 in Oakland, California.

CA Independent Teams To Have Computer Call Balls, Strikes

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) – No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. The human element that many in baseball appreciate will be […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/28/2015

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Heston Makes Case For Rookie Of The Year

It’s late July and around the league, rookies have solidified themselves as either future stars, role players or duds. Thankfully for the San Francisco Giants, they have a star in the making with Chris Heston. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/28/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.


KISSIMMEE, FL - MARCH 09: Jose Reyes #7 of the Toronto Blue Jays prepares for his first at bat of the game against the Houston Astros at Osceola County Stadium on March 9, 2014 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger Joins Dave, Deuce and Morgan

MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger Joins Dave, Deuce and Morgan in the Morning to talk about all the latest rumors with pitcher Cole Hammels, the Giants on a winning streak and all the latest moves going […]


ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20: Closer Tyler Clippard #36 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after getting the final out and picking up the save against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2015 in Anaheim, California. The As won 5-3.

A’s Trade Tyler Clippard To Mets For Pitching Prospect

The A’s unloaded another big piece of their pitching staff, this time from the bullpen. Tyler Clippard, in his first year as a part of the Oakland Athletics has been shipped to the New York […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/27/2015

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Top 5 Things To Be Excited For During Rest Of The A’s Season

If Oakland Athletics fans haven’t realized it already, this season isn’t going to lead to anything but a longer off season for the Green and Gold. With that said, there are still some things happening […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/27/2015

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26:  Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez enjoy the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York.Johnson was inducted with Pedro Martinez;Craig Biggio and John Smoltz  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio Enter Baseball Hall Of Fame

Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer.


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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.



Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: July 20th-July 24th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.



Dave, Deuce and Morgan in the Morning- July 24, 2015

Friday with Dave, Deuce and Morgan in the Morning the gang talks about the A’s trading pitcher Scott Kazmir and what they are trying to accomplish. They touch on Josh Smith’s comments about making less […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2015

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5 Things: Choo’s Cycle and First Trades

Is it the sign of the apocalypse? On Sunday, it rained in California, stopping a Padres home game for the first time since 2006 and washing out an Angels home game for the first time since 1995.


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An Ode To The Hot Dog: Celebrating Baseball’s Favorite Food

On National Hot Dog Day, we celebrate by looking at the best hot dogs in baseball stadiums around the country.