Yoenis Cespedes

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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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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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