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  1. Oakland Athletics success due to player chemistry not metrics -- ...

    Sam Miller

    In ESPN The Magazine's Bay Area Issue, Baseball Prospectus' Sam Miller analyzes team chemistry, how it can actually be measured, and how it deserves much of the credit for the Oakland Athletics' surprising success over the past two seasons.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  2. Derek Jeter's Diary: Voodooball

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Wednesday, July 18: vs. Toronto Blue Jays There's nothing better and more ...

    Blog | July 25, 2012
  3. How the Gio trade went down

    Jim Bowden

    All week, the word around the campfire was that the Oakland Athletics were going to trade left-hander Gio Gonzalez. And sure enough, general manager Billy Beane pulled the trigger Thursday, sending the 26-year-old to the Washington Nationals, along w...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. Oakland Athletics have changed a lot since "Moneyball" was publis...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein talks to Billy Beane and other A's exec about how their player-evaluation methods have changed since the pulbication of "Moneyball."

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  5. Gio Gonzalez makes up for awful month by shutting down Blue Jays

    Gio Gonzalez pitched eight stellar innings for his first win in more than a month, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 20, 2011
  6. Moneyball 2.0: How Major League Baseball teams are winning on a b...

    Bill Barnwell

    What are the untapped secrets to building a winning baseball team on the cheap?

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  7. MLB: Imagine what would have happened had George Steinbrenner bee...

    Buster Olney

    No person, perhaps in the history of media-covered sports, deserved a Twitter account more than the surly, bombastic and often ruthless George Steinbrenner. Buster Olney lets him have one for a run and checks the results.

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2011
  8. There's always been an arms race in the AL East, but that mentali...

    Buster Olney

    Boston and New York have been working amid an arms race that goes back decades. But this offseason, so many moves across the league seemed to be in response to others within a division. The trend has certainly moved to the AL West.

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  9. Bradley's three-run shot lifts A's past Blue Jays

    Milton Bradley hit a three-run shot for his first career walkoff home run after Toronto rallied in the top of the ninth, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 30, 2006
  10. Athletics move back into first place in AL West

    Barry Zito settled down after giving up a first-inning grand slam and Jay Payton drove in three runs to move the A's back into first place in the AL West.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 29, 2006
  11. Tribe, Astros should win wild cards

    Rob Neyer

    The American League and National League wild-card races are finally sorting themselves out.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2005
  12. Chavez deal is Stewart's first big task

    Jerry Crasnick

    As a pitcher, Dave Stewart was an imposing presence. Now we'll find out what he's like as an agent.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2004
  13. A's break even -- or better

    Rob Neyer

    Is Billy Beane losing his mind? Rob weighs in on the A's latest roster shake-ups.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2003
  14. All quiet on DePodesta front

    Jerry Crasnick

    Paul DePodesta, Billy Beane's right-hand man, is generating surprisingly little buzz on the GM rumor mill.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2003
  15. Scouts saw Beane as can't-miss prospect

    Michael Lewis

    Author Michael Lewis examines Billy Beane's baseball roots as a can't-miss prospect who dazzled scouts.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2003