oakland athletics

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 01: Billy Butler #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at O.co Coliseum on July 1, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Butler Leads Hahn, Athletics Past Rockies 4-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Billy Butler hit his first triple in nearly three years and also singled, Jesse Hahn pitched six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Wednesday. Hahn (6-6) […]

07/01/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 29: Josh Reddick #22 of the Oakland Athletics is congratrulated by Stephen Vogt #21 on his two-run homer against the Colorado Rockies in the bottom of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on June 29, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Reddick, Davis, Butler Homer For A’s In 7-1 Win Over Rockies

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Josh Reddick and Ike Davis quickly helped the Oakland Athletics put a difficult weekend behind them. Reddick and Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/30/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 28: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals trots around the bases after he hit a two-run homer off of Edward Mujica #49 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 28, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Royals won the game 5-3.

Athletics Lose 5-3 To Royals To Cap Series Sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Even though Max Muncy hasn’t gotten a lot of opportunities at third base, he knows he should have been better when given the chance. Muncy’s error helped key a three-run inning for […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/29/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - JUNE 23: Jesse Chavez #30 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Texas Rangers in the second inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 23, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.

Deserved Win For Oakland’s Chavez, 8-6 At Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Oakland Athletics starter Jesse Chavez has already been a hard-luck loser a couple of times this season. Manager Bob Melvin and the right-hander’s teammates feel it was only appropriate for Chavez to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/24/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 14: Pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 14, 2015 in Anaheim, California.

Gray, A’s Look To Shut Down Division Rival Angels

(AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have not been able to figure out Sonny Gray since he made his major league debut with the Oakland Athletics nearly two years ago. That’s especially been the case […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/19/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 18: Matt Kemp #27 of the San Diego Padres rounds the bases after hitting a home run off of Kendall Graveman #31 of the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 18, 2015 in Oakland, California. The San Diego Padres defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-1.

A’s Offense Reverts Back To Wobbling Ways In Loss To Padres

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Athletics rookie pitcher Kendall Graveman used his recent demotion to the minors as motivation to get back on track. If Oakland’s offense could do the same thing, manager Bob Melvin’s ballclub might […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/19/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 16: Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 16, 2015 in San Diego, California.

A’s Continue Interleague Play Versus Padres

(AP) — The San Diego Padres have had a different manager for the last three games, and each ended the same way: with a loss. Perhaps a change in scenery can help them recover from […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/17/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 16: Billy Burns #1 of the Oakland Athletics runs as he scores during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 16, 2015 in San Diego, California.

Sogard’s RBI Single In 9th Lifts A’s To 6-5 Win Over Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Eric Sogard singled in the go-ahead in the top of the ninth off closer Craig Kimbrel, lifting the Oakland A’s to a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/16/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 11: Mark Canha #20 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Stephen Vogt #21 after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on June 11, 2015 in Oakland, California.

A’s Will Try To Slow Down Pujols In Upcoming Series

(AP) — The Los Angeles Angels finally seem to have started taking advantage of the tear Albert Pujols has been on lately. With the veteran slugger in position for another milestone, the Angels look to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/12/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 11: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the second inning at O.co Coliseum on June 11, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Kazmir Ends 9-Start Winless Streak As A’s Beat Rangers 7-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Scott Kazmir was pleased with his firstwin in nearly two months – and with fastball. Taking a much more selective approach with his heater, Kazmir looked a lot like the pitcher who […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/12/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 09:  Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics watches Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers round the bases after he hit a home run in the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 9, 2015 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Rangers At Athletics

(AP) –¬†As the Texas Rangers continue to surge, the Oakland Athletics again find themselves headed in the wrong direction. The visiting Rangers can win for the 16th time in 20 games by handing the A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/10/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – June 4, 2015 – Seg 9

Grant took listener calls during the ninth segment of Thursday’s show, first discussing possible offseason moves for the Kings while also previewing tonight’s game one of the NBA Finals. And lastly, before turning it over […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/05/2015

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