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  1. A new low for A's ballpark

    Buster Olney

    "There are rich teams and there are poor teams. Then there's 50 feet of crap ... and then there's us" -- Brad Pitt as Billy Beane in "Moneyball" ATLANTA -- Many miles from here, an embarrassment for baseball played out Sunday. If it was an isolate...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  2. Yoenis Cespedes' tremendous potential

    Buster Olney

    Billy Beane is still dealing with the changes in time zones, working in a nap when he can. But any sleepiness he has felt hasn't dulled the first impression from Yoenis Cespedes' debut in the big leagues this week. "He's got no fear...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  3. Billy Beane likes what he sees from Yoenis Cespedes - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that Billy Beane has been impressed so far with young slugger Yoenis Cespedes.

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2012
  4. Billy Beane's murky future in Oakland

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics are close to tying up general manager Billy Beane and team president Michael Crowley through 2019, as Susan Slusser writes. But these contracts are probably somewhat like those $100 million deals that NFL quarterbacks get: Nobod...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  5. Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane could have other job options if ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the Oakland A's are close to signing GM Billy Beane through the 2019 season, Beane's future in Oakland isn't crystal clear. If the club's future remains in doubt, Beane likely would have other job offers to choose from.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  6. Oakland Athletics' general manager Billy Beane tells catcher Kurt...

    Buster Olney

    Oakland general manager Billy Beane became the first MLB executive to issue a directive to a catcher on his team in the aftermath of the home-plate collision that ended Giants catcher Buster Posey's season.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  7. Buster Olney: Seven candidates to be the next 'Bill Parcells type...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney's blog for Aug. 27, 2009, looks at seven GM candidates for the New York Mets. Buster thinks they need a "Bill Parcells type" to come in and re-energize the franchise, even if that person shares responsibility with GM Omar Minaya.

    Blog | Conversation | August 27, 2009
  8. Haren, Blanton, Meyer ready to deliver

    Buster Olney

    The Athletics' Big Three are history, but the new guys – Danny Haren, Joe Blanton and Dan Meyer – also look a lot like money.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2005