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Yoenis Cespedes

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

Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

The Grant Napear Show

The Grant Napear Show – July 31, 2014

The Grant Napear Show started off talking about the Kings signing of Eric Moreland as well as the new arena starting to come into form with demolition beginning tomorrow. Grant talked about the process and […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

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Billy Beane Goes All-In With Latest Trade

I know it’s not a popular in the 2014 sports world but my initial thought on the A’s acquisition of Jon Lester for Cespedes is simple–let’s see how it plays out. It’ll go down as […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

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Jon Lester- Who, What, Where, When, Why, How?

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140 The Oakland Athletics made a big splash today to acquire Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes. A’s fans are familiar with Gomes; the local boy who helped the Green […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – July 31st, 2014

Thursday’s show came with big time baseball news. The Oakland A’s let go of Yoenis Cespedes to acquire Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox. With the playoffs coming soon it looks […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 29: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

BREAKING: A’s Trade Yoenis Cespedes To Boston

The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday’s trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/31/2014

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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

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Eric Sogard #28 after hitting a three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes Hits 2 HRs, Injures Thumb In A’s Win

What should have been a runaway win for the Oakland Athletics ended with questions and concerns. Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb. […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/24/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 24:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim catches a fly ball in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 24, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Top 10 Defensive Gems From MLB’s First Half

In a game where every out matters, MLB’s best players step up in the grandest situations. From game-saving catches to momentum-shifting throws, here are the top ten plays of baseball’s first half. 10. Just Mike […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/23/2014

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21 Things That Have Happened Since The Last Back-to-Back Home Run Derby Champion

With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.

07/16/2014

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