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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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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show – July 15th, 2014

  Tuesday in Vegas. The boys are in Vegas for the NBA Summer League. They caught the Kings yesterday playing the  D LEAGUE select team. The Kings were winners as Ben McLemore shined with 18 […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/15/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 14:  American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cespedes Repeats As Home Run Derby Champ

The Oakland Athletics Yoenis Cespedes followed up his 2013 title with a resounding win, outslugging the Cincinnati Reds Todd Frazier 9-1 to defend his title.

07/14/2014

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Cespedes To Defend Home Run Derby Title

Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night’s Home Run Derby at Target Field. Joining Bautista on the American League team are Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes, who was […]

KHTK Sports 1140–07/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25:  Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates Yoenis Cespedes #52 and Josh Donaldson #20 after hitting a three run home run in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Moss Send A’s Past Mets 8-5

Claimed off waivers in spring training last year, Brad Mills toiled in Triple-A for a couple of teams and even went to Japan before getting another shot in the big leagues. No wonder he fits […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/25/2014

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