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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – March 4th, 2015

3RD HOUR–2ND SEG Headlines…..

KHTK Sports 1140–03/04/2015

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 27:  Pitcher Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants poses for a portrait during spring training photo day at Scottsdale Stadium on February 27, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

MadBum Hit Hard In Spring Debut, A’s Pound Giants 9-4

MESA, Ariz. (AP) World Series MVP Madison Bumgarnerwas roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/03/2015

MESA, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Pitcher Pat Venditte #74 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ambidextrous Pitcher Hopes To Find Spot With A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/03/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 16:  Josh Phegley #36 of the Chicago White Sox runs to first after hitting against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 16, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Phegley Hopes His Style Will Catch On With Oakland A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) It appears as though 2015 is shaping up to be quite a year for Josh Phegley. His wife, Jessica, is due to give birth to the couple’s first child any day now. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/01/2015

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 03:  Eric Chavez #3 of the Oakland Athletics looks on against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during a Major League Baseball game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 3, 2010 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Longtime Fan Favorite Joining A’s Broadcast Crew

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Former Athletics third baseman Eric Chavez is joining Oakland’s broadcast crew. Comcast SportsNet California made the announcement on Thursday. Chavez will work as a color commentator on 20 telecasts, starting April 24 when […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/27/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 23: Marcus Semien #5 of the Chicago White Sox celebrates his seventh inning grand slam home run with manager Robin Ventura while playing the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 23,  2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Bay Area Native Could Be Starting A’s Shortstop

MESA, Ariz. (AP) In the last year, the Oakland Athletics traded away two of their top shortstop prospects, Addison Russell and Daniel Robertson. To fill the hole in their organization, the A’s acquired Marcus Semien […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/27/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – Feb. 25th, 2015 – Seg. 3

Susan Slusser, Oakland A’s beat writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, is in Arizona with the Oakland A’s for spring training and she joins grant to discuss the mood around spring training so far, the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2015

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 26:  Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics looks on during batting practice before playing the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on August 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Nametags Needed For First Full A’s Workout

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Oakland Athletics might want to use nametags for the first full squad workout of the spring Wednesday. One would be hard-pressed to find a major-league team with more newcomers. “Your team […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/25/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 11: Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants stands in the dugout during the game against the Baltimore Orioles at AT&T Park on August 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Orioles defeated the Giants 10-2. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images)

At 36, Lefty Barry Zito Returns To Work With A’s

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Barry Zito did a lot of things during his year off from the major leagues in 2014. He worked out in Houston, got in some good surfing […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/23/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 10:  Starting pitcher Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics on the mound during the spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Camelback Ranch on March 10, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Oakland’s Parker, Griffin Looking Ahead To June, Not April

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland Athletics are getting ready for June, not April. Right-handers Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin are both coming […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/21/2015

MESA, AZ - MARCH 8: A general view of an overall of HoHokam Stadium during a spring training game between the Chicago Cubs and the Seattle Mariners at HoHoKam Stadium on March 8, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

36 Years Later, Oakland A’s Back At HoHoKam Park

By DON KETCHUM Associated Press MESA, Ariz. (AP) Thirty-six years later, the Oakland Athletics are back at HoHoKam Stadium. After basing at Phoenix Municipal Stadium since 1984, the A’s have returned to their former spring […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/21/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 28:   Barry Zito #75 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on September 28, 2006 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – Feb 17th, 2015

3RD HOUR–1ST SEG More Kings talk in this segment. The Oakland A’s signed Barry Zito to a minor league contract.

KHTK Sports 1140–02/17/2015