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  1. Kansas City Royals, Baltimore Orioles doing things differently

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Royals and Orioles are set to face off in the ALCS, and they've gotten to this point with an offensive approach that usually doesn't breed success.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2014
  2. Rays are done; time to trade David Price

    David Schoenfield

    In "Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game," Michael Lewis wrote, "The sheer quantity of brain power that hurled itself voluntarily and quixotically into the search for new baseball knowledge was either exhilarating or depressing, depending on ...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  3. "The Extra 2%" and the NBA

    Joe Treutlein of Hoopdata

    In many ways, Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" revolutionized the way people see baseball, while kick starting the advanced analytics movement in other sports. "The Extra 2%" by Jonah Keri details the improbable success of the Tampa Bay Rays and will undou...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  4. Los Angeles Angels rely more on human eyes than hard drives in pl...

    Mark Saxon

    Angels rely more on human eyes than hard drives in player evaluations.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2011
  5. Royce Clayton to play the role of Miguel Tejada in the movie vers...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Royce Clayton doesn't know much Spanish, but he does know a thing or two about being a baseball player. The 17-year major league veteran will play the role of Miguel Tejada in the upcoming "Moneyball" movie.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  6. Why stat-oriented teams like the Boston Red Sox are looking incre...

    Dave Cameron

    Why stat-oriented teams like the Red Sox and Athletics have decided to go increasingly old-school in their approach to team-building.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  7. MLB -- Billy Beane evaluates the 'Moneyball' philosophy, six year...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Michael Lewis' "Moneyball" came out six years ago. Since then, how has the philosophy of Billy Beane and the Oakland A's changed? Baseball Prospectus speaks with the GM to find out.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  8. Michael Lewis on Art Howe

    Rob Neyer

    Last night (as you might recall), I linked to Steve Kettmann's piece about the aborted "Moneyball" movie, and excerpted (among other things) these passages: "Moneyball" famously made Howe out to be both a rube and a clown, a ...

    Blog | July 08, 2009
  9. Coming soon to a theater near you: Moneyball!

    Rob Neyer

    Finally, it's really happening this time: Columbia Pictures and director Steven Soderbergh have set Demetri Martin to star alongside Brad Pitt in "Moneyball," the adaptation of the Michael Lewis book about ballplayer-turned-Oakland Ath...

    Blog | April 21, 2009
  10. Are You For Real? Kotchman, Hawpe, Young

    Will Harris and Adam Madison

    Will Harris and Adam Madison discuss Casey Kotchman, Brad Hawpe and Dmitri Young.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2007
  11. KR Lewis, DE Whitehead cut by Saints

    Two undrafted players who went on to success with the New Orleans Saints, wide receiver and kick returner Michael Lewis and defensive end Willie Whitehead, were cut by the team Friday.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2007
  12. Veterans, patience add up to return to playoffs

    Mark Kreidler

    They spent money on veterans. They stuck with their manager. Add it up and the A's are playoff-bound, just with a slightly different formula.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2006
  13. A's look like 90-win team

    Rob Neyer

    Just looking at the Oakland Athletics' roster, you might not guess it. But Billy Beane is playing moneyball again.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2005
  14. Welcome to the bigs

    Gary Miller

    Notes from around the big leagues, including the hazing of Nick Swisher, a George Costanza sighting and more.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2004
  15. Beane, Sabean surveying landscape

    Jerry Crasnick

    While it's hard to say if Billy Beane or Brian Sabean will make a move before July 31, it won't be for lack of effort.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2004
  16. 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