Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 28:  Manager Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the locker room after advancing to the MLB playoffs at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Clinch AL Wild Card With 4-0 Win At Texas

The Oakland Athletics finally clinched their third consecutive playoff berth — on the last day of the regular season after a prolonged slump.

KHTK Sports 1140–09/28/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers backs up Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers as he tags out Billy Burns #19 of the Oakland Athletics stealing second base in the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Texas, Wild Card Lead Down To 1

The Oakland Athletics are still waiting on their third straight trip to the playoffs. On this night, they had only themselves to blame. The A’s couldn’t take advantage of their first chance to clinch an […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/27/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 26:  (L-R) Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his homerun with Derek Norris #36 against the Texas Rangers in the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 26, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Closer To Wild Card After 6-2 Win At Texas

Josh Reddick drove in three runs, Scott Kazmir won for the first time in seven starts and the Oakland Athletics moved oh so close to finally clinching their third consecutive playoff berth. After snapping a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/26/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25:  Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers rounds second base after hitting the game winning walk-off homerun against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the ninth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 25, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

A’s Lose On Walk-Off, Drop Into 2nd WC

The Oakland Athletics lost a chance to clinch their third straight trip to the playoffs before their game in Texas started. Yet another loss to the last-place Rangers kept the A’s from at least getting […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 18:  Tomas Telis #6 of the Texas Rangers scores on a pass ball by Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics (not pictured) in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 18, 2014 in Oakland, California. Sonny Gray #54 took the throw back to late to get Telis. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Swept By Rangers, Fall Out Of Top Wild-Card Spot

Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics kept sliding, falling out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep. The latest loss to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/18/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 17:  J.P. Arencibia #7 of the Texas Rangers rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer off of Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 17, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Implode In 9th, Now Tied Atop Wild Card

Sean Doolittle sat in a chair staring at his locker inside a quiet clubhouse before searching for the words to explain the Oakland Athletics’ latest meltdown. Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/18/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 16:  Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers steals second base as the throw goes into centerfield past Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on September 16, 2014 in Oakland, California. Odor went to third base on the throwing error. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Sloppy In 6-3 Loss To Rangers

Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year. Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/17/2014

Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers is congrtaulated by Elvis Andrus at Minute Maid Park on August 10, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

6 Times Elvis Andrus And Adrian Beltre Proved They’re Best Friends

If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?

08/26/2014

Oakland Athletics (42-29)

Top 5 AL MVP Candidates

The MLB pennant chases are heating up, meaning it’s time to make some predictions as to how the awards races will shake down. The AL MVP is a close, compelling race that features several players […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/20/2014

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Reddick’s Hot Play Since Return, A Welcome Sight For Athletics

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros Tuesday night after a six run ninth inning comeback. It was a complete team effort, but Josh Reddick’s play was key […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/30/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics makes the out on Daniel Robertson #19 of the Texas Rangers throwing to first base for the double play in the fifth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Jaso Has 3 RBIs, A’s Beat Rangers 9-3

It doesn’t matter to John Jaso whether he’s Oakland’s leadoff batter, as long as he’s playing. For the Athletics, he’s extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting. Jaso drove […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/28/2014

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Gray Wins 6th Straight, A’s 4 HRs Beat Texas

Sonny Gray was sitting toward the back of the dugout, listening to the power spree that put Oakland in control. Gray won his sixth straight decision, helped when the Athletics hit four home runs in […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/26/2014

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