oakland athletics

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 12, 2015 – Seg 3

Grant continued talking about Major League Baseball during the third segment of Tuesday’s show, praising Dustin Pedroia for the way he plays the game. Also mentioned was the Athletics’ losing streak, the team losing by […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/12/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 12, 2015 – Seg 2

Boston Red Sox second baseman and former American League MVP Dustin Pedroia joined the show during the second segment. The two talked about yesterday’s big win over the Oakland Athletics, as well as Pedroia’s bounce-back […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/12/2015

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 8: First Base Coach Chris Woodward #28 of the Oakland Athletics tosses his bat during an at-bat in a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on May 8, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners won the game 4-3 in eleven innings.

What’s Wrong With Oakland? 5 Ways The A’s Can Turn It Around

The baseball season is more than 30 games deep and the Oakland A’s have nothing but a disappointing 12-22 record to show for it. The team is young and filled with potential, but so far […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/12/2015

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 11:  Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox breaks up the double-play sliding into Marcus Semien #10 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on May 11, 2015 in Oakland, California. Dustin Pedroia #15 was safe at first base on the play. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Red Sox At Athletics

(AP) – Boston Red Sox starter Justin Masterson has never won in six starts at Oakland. The Athletics, however, can’t feel too confident since they’ve lost six in a row and have dropped five straight starts by Drew […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/12/2015

SEATTLE, WA - MAY 10:  Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez #34 of the Seattle Mariners pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at Safeco Field on May 10, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Hernandez Gets 2,000th Strikeout, Win Against A’s

SEATTLE (AP) – As soon as strike three was called, everyone in Safeco Field knew it was a special moment. Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 strikeouts in a 4-3 win against the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/11/2015

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – May 5, 2015 – Seg 5

During the fifth segment of Tuesday’s Grant Napear Show, Grant talked more NBA Playoffs, favoring the Warriors and their MVP to take the title. Also mentioned was the Oakland A’s, the team struggling as of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/07/2015

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Great Moments In Baseball History: Catfish Hunter’s 1968 Perfect Game For The Oakland A’s

The 1968 Oakland Athletics were somewhat unremarkable their first season in the Bay Area after moving from Kansas City. They finished 82-80, good enough for sixth place in the 10-team American League. Catfish Hunter posted a 13-13 record and the worst ERA (3.35) of any Oakland starter in 1968, but for one glorious day in May, he was perfect.

05/07/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 6: Josh Reddick #22 of the Oakland Athletics makes a diving catch in right field on a ball off the bat of Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning of the game on May 6, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated Athletics 13-0.(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Twins

(AP) – The Minnesota Twins wasted little time getting back in a groove at the plate and back in the win column following the end to a five-game run. The Twins will next try to reach […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/07/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 30: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates on his way to scoring after Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hit a two-run home run in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Twins

(AP) – The Oakland Athletics cooled off the Minnesota Twins’ surging offense behind a dominant pitching performance in the middle game of this four-game series. Scott Kazmir looks capable of keeping the Twins in check, though […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/06/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 5: Jesse Chavez #30 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins on May 5, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Chavez Shines In Oakland’s 2-1 Victory Over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Even after shutting down the red-hot Minnesota Twins offense for 7 1-3 innings, Jesse Chavez left the mound wanting more. The Oakland Athletics right-hander pounded his glove and shouted as he was […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/06/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 4: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins makes a play to get out Ike Davis #17 of the Oakland Athletics at first base during the fifth inning of the game on May 4, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins defeated the Athletics 8-7. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Twins

(AP) – Trevor May appeared healthy in his latest start and showed no lingering effects from a bruised right elbow that cut short his prior outing. The Minnesota Twins hitters had one of their best showings […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/05/2015

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 03: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 3, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Twins

(AP) – The Minnesota Twins are the hottest team in the AL Central, and that’s been without much help from staff ace Phil Hughes. The Oakland Athletics don’t figure to grant Hughes any favors on Monday […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/04/2015

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