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Oakland A’s

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Ryan Braun Batting .875 During Spring Training Since Return From Ban

Ryan Braun hit his second homer of the spring and added a single to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Wednesday. Braun raised his batting average from .800 to .875 with […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/06/2014

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Johnson Glad To Get 1st Spring Game Out Of The Way

New Oakland closer Jim Johnson was glad to get through his first outing of the spring with the Athletics, and manager Bob Melvin is allowing him to prepare at his own pace. “Guys like him […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/28/2014

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A’s Acquire INF Elmore From White Sox

The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jake Elmore from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. The A’s made the move Thursday, a day after the White Sox designated Elmore for assignment. Elmore has a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/28/2014

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A’s Reddick Makes 2 Highlight-Reel Catches In Win Vs. SF

Josh Reddick made two highlight-reel catches to take away homers from Michael Morse, Brandon Moss and Stephen Vogt each drove in two runs during a six-run fourth inning against San Francisco closer Sergio Romo, and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2014

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A’s Jaso To Catch For First Time Since Concussion

Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso will take his place behind home plate in a game for the first time since suffering a concussion when he was struck by a foul tip on July 24. Jaso […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2014

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A’s Doolittle Revived Career With Return To Mound

Sean Doolittle had a cast covering his right wrist three years ago, the latest in a series of injuries that cost him nearly three years of his professional career. With his dreams of reaching the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2014

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A’s Catcher Stephen Vogt Making Presence Known

At first glance, Oakland catcher Stephen Vogt appears to be lobbying for a spot on the A’s opening day roster. He walks into the team’s spring-training clubhouse, gets into his uniform and goes to the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/21/2014

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Gregerson Glad For Opportunity To Join Winning A’s

For each of his first five major league seasons, Luke Gregerson came to spring training smack dab in the middle of suburbia, surrounded by shopping malls and restaurants. With the exception of one season (2010), […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/20/2014

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Griffin Looks To Pile Up Innings For A’s Staff

Despite getting hurt late last season, A.J. Griffin has already shown he can handle a heavy workload for the Oakland Athletics. Now, he wants to keep pitching deep into October. The 26-year-old right-hander threw 200 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/18/2014

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Reddick, Athletics Agree To $2.7 Million Deal

Josh Reddick took some batting practice swings Sunday at the Oakland Athletics’ spring training camp and, the way the ball was jumping off his bat, it was hard to tell he had a troublesome wrist […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/18/2014

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Oakland’s Sonny Gray Ready For A Full Season

Sonny Gray was a non-roster invitee to the Oakland Athletics spring training camp last year, overshadowed by older and more proven players. This spring, despite being just 5-foot-11, Gray is the one being looked up […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/18/2014

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Newcomer Kazmir A Veteran Presence On Athletics

Scott Kazmir is walking into a different situation with the Oakland Athletics and a most different role. At 30, he finds himself as a veteran presence on a team full of young talent. Kazmir signed […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/18/2014