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DETROIT, MI - JUNE 3: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning at Comerica Park on June 3, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Gray & A’s Send Tigers To 6th Straight Loss, 6-1

DETROIT (AP) No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day. That’s when Sonny Gray takes the mound, and they usually have their best shot […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/04/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers singles to drive in Miguel Cabrera against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Comerica Park on April 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Tigers At Athletics

(AP) – While the Oakland Athletics expected Ben Zobrist to provide a versatile glove and reliable bat, he hasn’t been around the past month as things turned south. The veteran may give the disappointing A’s […]

KHTK Sports 1140–05/25/2015

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2014 Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Year of the Rise and Fall: This past year for the Oakland Athletics was one with many ups and downs. Going into the 2014 season, there was a ton […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 23: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the third inning against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park on August 23, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

AP Source: Red Sox Agree To Cespedes-Porcello Swap

The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Rick Porcello, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

KHTK Sports 1140–12/11/2014

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Athletics Move On From Another All-Star

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics traded 2014 All-Star Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians for second base prospect Joe Wendle. In a span of about five months, the A’s have shipped out […]

KHTK Sports 1140–12/08/2014

BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 7:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox watches the flight of his ball against the Toronto Blue Jays in the third inning at Fenway Park on September 7, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

5 Bold MLB Offseason Moves

1. Justin Upton to the Baltimore Orioles With Nelson Cruz jumping ship to Seattle and the Blue Jays and Red Sox both already dramatically improving their rosters, the 2014 AL East champs are on the […]

KHTK Sports 1140–11/25/2014

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Little Joe Loudmouth: Who’s To Blame For The A’s Early Exit?

I won’t forget July 4th, hearing the news that the Oakland A’s traded for Jeff Samardzija.  At that time, the A’s were 3.5 games up on the Angels and had the best record in baseball at 53-33.  […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/02/2014

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5 Things The A’s Must Do This Offseason

The A’s season ended in disappointing fashion last night, falling 9-8 in 12 innings in a one-game wildcard playoff in Kansas City. Oakland had the best record in baseball at the All-Star Break, but went […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/01/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – September 3, 2014

The Grant Napear Show started a little bit later because of the Oakland A’s game against the Seattle Mariners. Grant started off the show talking about the struggles of the A’s and what he thinks […]

KHTK Sports 1140–09/05/2014

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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 04:  Derek Norris #36, Josh Reddick #16 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Norris hit a walk-off RBI single to score Sam Fuld #23 against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the tenth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Rays 3-2.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

5 Teams To Watch Down The Stretch

With roughly fifty games left in the MLB season, the division races are heating up. Four of the league’s six division leaders are clinging to an advantage of three games or fewer, and there are […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/06/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 03:  Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the eighth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 3, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Offense Struggles Again In Loss To KC

Bob Melvin knew Oakland’s offense might struggle after trading away cleanup hitter Yoenis Cespedes. The manager just didn’t think it would be this bad. Two days after being shut out in the series opener against […]

KHTK Sports 1140–08/03/2014

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