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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. MLB: The latest belief on pitch counts, and how it affects Trevor...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney tackles a few topics in his Sunday blog: the pitch count philosophy debate from a few angles (including how it affects the Oakland A's), Derek Jeter's worth per hit, Pat Gillick as a Hall of Famer, and more from around free agency.

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2010
  3. Moneyball is here to stay - Buster Olney

    Buster Olney

    Moneyball's brand of stats-driven team management is alive and thriving. Just ask Chone Figgins, the latest free agent to benefit from the league's enhanced view of defensive statistics.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2010
  4. The Spawn of 'Moneyball'

    Buster Olney

    An American League executive, considered to be one of the best and brightest, chatted in the spring of 2008 about the résumés of the front-office candidates that regularly passed over his desk. "You wouldn't believe the qualifications ...

    Blog | November 11, 2009
  5. MLB -- Buster Olney -- The information age of baseball is here --...

    Buster Olney

    The pervasiveness of Michael Lewis' book has become such that regardless of salary disparity, all teams are now armed with similar information, and thus it was inevitable that they'd all start valuing players similarly. That can be a problem for some.

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2009