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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, CA - AUGUST 20:  Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Roughed Up, A’s Fall To Mets 8-5

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zack Wheeler (9-8) allowed two earned runs […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 19:  Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a three run triple against the New York Mets during the fourth inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Crisp’s 3-Run Triple Helps A’s Halt Slide

Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for. That is critical for a team trying to hang on in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits a RBI sngle in the ninth inning to break a 3-3 tie against the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 4, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sandoval’s Double In 9th Sends Giants Over Mets

His nickname is Kung Fu Panda. The New York Mets probably have other, not so cute, monikers for Pablo Sandoval. Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including a go-ahead double with two outs […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/04/2014

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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 03:  Madison Bumgarner #40 and manager Bruce Bochy #15 (L) of the San Francisco Giants walk off the field after defeating the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 3, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bumgarner’s Gem Takes Giants Past Mets

On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet. His two-hit shutout was far more than the Giants needed, and two home runs by Hunter Pence […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/03/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 2:  Jake Peavy #43 of the San Francisco Giants delivers a pitch against the New York Mets in the first inning on August 2, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Mets On Peavy’s Near-Perfect Outing

Jake Peavy took little solace in knowing he had a perfect game going into the seventh inning – especially after the night ended with another loss. Peavy was outpitched by Jacob deGrom in a tantalizing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/02/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 01: Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants pumps his fist after pitching a complete game victory against the New York Mets at Citi Field on August 1, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Giants defeated the Mets 5-1. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Vogelsong Stifles Mets In Giants’ 5-1 Win

Ryan Vogelsong’s strategy in the dugout before the ninth inning was simple: keep quiet. Tired but eager for a shot at his first nine-inning complete game, the right-hander chose not to answer his coaches when […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/01/2014

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Trade for Second Baseman Needed For Athletics

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The MLB Trade Deadline is less than a week away and the Oakland Athletics still have room for improvement. Billy Beane made a big splash just before the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/25/2014

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5 MLB Players Who Could Make It In The WWE

By Adam W. Bloom Have you ever found yourself wondering if certain athletes could excel in other professions?  After recently watching a WWE match and a baseball game  – I found myself asking that very […]

07/25/2014

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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

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

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