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Top 5 Things To Be Excited For During Rest Of The A’s Season

If Oakland Athletics fans haven’t realized it already, this season isn’t going to lead to anything but a longer off season for the Green and Gold. With that said, there are still some things happening […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/27/2015

ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 12:  Jesse Chavez #30 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 12, 2015 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Series: Game One

(AP) – General manager Billy Beane set aside his “Moneyball” tactics before last season’s trade deadline and reshaped the rotation in a futile attempt to bring the Oakland Athletics a championship. Now Beane is back to selling […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 16: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park June 16, 2015 in San Diego, California.

BREAKING: Kazmir Traded To Astros

With a little more than a week left before the trade deadline, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported the Oakland A’s have traded starting pitcher Scott Kazmir to the Houston Astros for righty Daniel Mengden […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/23/2015

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 17: Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins gets the out at first base of Marcus Semien #10 of the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 17, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Twins At Athletics

(AP) – The Minnesota Twins appear poised to pick up where they left off prior to the All-Star break. They can match a season high with their fifth consecutive victory Saturday night on the road […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08: Pitcher Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on July 8, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Kazmir Exits With Tight Triceps, A’s Lose To Yankees 5-4

NEW YORK (AP) Scott Kazmir hopes it was just dehydration that caused the triceps tightness and ended his night against New York after only three innings. All-Star slugger Mark Teixeira homered twice after the left-hander […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/09/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07: Tyler Clippard #36 and Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on July 7, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Ellsbury Returns, A’s Visit Yankees

(AP) — The New York Yankees have treaded water despite being without one of their top bats for nearly two months, though recent results suggest that Jacoby Ellsbury’s absence is starting to take its toll. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/08/2015

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

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 4: Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics scores during the second inning and is congratulated by his teammates in the dugout during the game against the Detroit Tigers on June 4, 2015 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Red Sox

(AP) – Manager Bob Melvin isn’t fretting over the Oakland Athletics possessing the worst record in the AL, especially with his club in the midst of a hot stretch. The A’s could find themselves out of the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/05/2015

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

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Four Reasons Why The Oakland A’s Will Surprise You This Season

The Oakland A’s seem to shock the baseball world every year when they trade away star players and assemble a rag-tag group of players, only to make it to the postseason. This has become the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/16/2015

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A Roller Coaster Ride In Oakland During First Week Of Baseball

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 Although the 2015 baseball season is still fresh and new, the Oakland Athletics have learned a lot about themselves in just a short weeks time. The team has started the […]


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Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Scott Kazmir appeared to be in midseason form with a dazzling debut last week. The Oakland Athletics could surely use another solid performance as they try to get back on track in the opener […]

KHTK Sports 1140–04/13/2015