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  1. Billy Beane

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    148 66 30 3 29 .219 .296
  2. Collapse of Oakland Athletics has been a team effort - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello looks for what's behind the Oakland Athletics' August and September collapse, and identifies many reasons.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2014
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  4. Oakland A's' Billy Beane talks wheeling and dealing and his team'...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine, Tim Keown writes on Billy Beane going into his lab and -- poof! -- out stepping a set of aces. After a decidedly big-market summer for the famously small-market GM, only one question still lingers: Will it all work in October?

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  5. A's not losing because of Cespedes

    David Schoenfield

    When the Oakland Athletics traded Yoenis Cespedes to acquire Jon Lester, general manager Billy Beane had two beliefs: (1) Lester would upgrade the rotation and give the A's a No. 1 starter for the postseason. (2) They had enough offense to repl...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
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  7. Tough standards for midseason trades

    Buster Olney

    Some midseason trades are remembered as the finishing adornment for success -- at least after the final pitch was thrown. The Blue Jays swapped a couple of prospects for David Cone in a stunning late-season trade in 1992, and because Toronto went on ...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  8. MLB - Oakland A's Billy Beane a different Moneyball script

    Jim Caple

    Our Hollywood sleuths have discovered the secret script for "Moneyball 2," and guess what? A's general manager Billy Beane is singing a different tune this time around.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  9. The Super-Rotation Rivalry

    Ben Lindbergh

    There's a new rivalry brewing in baseball. Unlike most cases of animus or intense competition between teams, it's not based on being in the same division or geographical region. It's built, instead, on strong starting ro...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  10. About Last Night: Battle for SoCal

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out spending time in Billy Beane's opossum kingdom, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Monday: A four-run first inning was plenty for Anaheim starter Garrett Richards, as the Angels opened up the Freewa...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  11. A's may need to add another bat

    Richard Bergstrom

    Saturday's game between the Oakland Athletics and the Kansas City Royals was billed as a tribute to two-time defending Home Run Derby Yoenis Cespedes, as the A's handed out 10,000 Cespedes T-shirts reading "La Potencia." While Cespedes was not physic...

    Blog | August 03, 2014
  12. That Weird Jon Lester Trade Wasn't That Weird

    This year's Major League Baseball trade-deadline fire sale mostly went to script, headlined by the Jon Lester/Yoenis Cespedes mega deal where the Oakland A's and Boston Red Sox helped each other out in the usual fashion: One got t...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  13. Royals-Athletics Preview

    Royals-Athletics Preview

    Preview | July 31, 2014
  14. What the Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Blockbuster Means for t...

    Jonah Keri

    In one of the most shocking blockbusters in MLB trade deadline history, the Oakland A's sent All-Star Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick to the Boston Red Sox for Cy Young contender Jon Lester, former Athletic Jonny Gomes, less than ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  15. Lightning Round: The Jon Lester–Yoenis Cespedes Trade

    Grantland Staff

    Dan Fierman: Any Red Sox fan who tells you winning three championships hasn't changed everything is lying. We care less. Almost all of us care less. This is not a bad thing. No one, not even Dan Shaughnessy, would want to go back in time to 2003...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  16. Focus now is on Billy Beane and other GMs

    David Schoenfield

    Brad Pitt played Billy Beane in a movie before he played Derek Jeter or Joe Torre. General managers are this generation's luminaries, scrutinized and critiqued as deeply and emotionally as a team's best player or manager. Players are now viewed as...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  17. Bold general managers Billy Beane and Dave Dombrowski go for it o...

    Jayson Stark

    The A's and Tigers, teams with win-the-World Series dreams, were fearless on a wild deadline day, Jayson Stark writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  18. Billion-Dollar Billy Beane

    The film version of "Moneyball" depicts many establishment baseball types as ignorant of where wins in baseball come from and clueless about how to properly value talent. Take, for example, the scene when John Henry --...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  19. Don't doubt Sonny Gray as A's ace

    Katie Sharp

    When the Oakland A's pulled off the blockbuster trade for pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel on July 4, most people assumed Billy Beane was looking to upgrade his rotation and didn't have faith that Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir could carry the ...

    Blog | July 20, 2014