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  1. Oakland Athletics need to make a move at the trade deadline - MLB...

    Paul Swydan

    The time has come for the Moneyball A's to cash in and chase a title, writes Paul Swydan.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2014
  2. A's poised to win AL West again in '14

    Jim Bowden

    For all the hype the "Moneyball A's" of the turn of the century received, this year's club was general manager Billy Beane's best work. He built a team with depth all over the diamond, so the lineup was able to regularly wear out opposing pitchers an...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  3. Josh Donaldson put up one of unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever...

    Dan Szymborski

    Josh Donaldson put up one of the unlikeliest MVP-caliber seasons ever, and his future is bright. Dan Szymborski explains why the A's third baseman isn't a fluke.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  4. 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
  5. Delmon Young falls from No. 1 overall to out of first round in 20...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2003 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  6. Baseball's stats revolution changed the sport but not its culture...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating profiles Eric Van, the former sabermetrician for the Boston Red Sox, and other mathematical minds like him. Although MLB is more inclined toward numbers, the anti-geek culture hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2013
  7. Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays are masters at the art of the s...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that the shift has become more popular than ever and hitters should take after David Ortiz's approach.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  8. Redrafting the 2002 'Moneyball' draft - MLB

    Keith Law

    Keith Law redrafts the 2002 draft with the benefit of hindsight, to see how different it would look.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  9. Oakland A's don't need Yoenis Cespedes to produce immediately

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down Yoenis Cespedes' surprising deal with the Oakland A's, who don't need the Cuban outfielder to produce immediately.

    Blog | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  10. 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
  11. How Moneyball affected the industry

    Jim Bowden

    I am really looking forward to tomorrow night at midnight when I get to see the movie "Moneyball" on the big screen. Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane was a colleague as well as a friend during my baseball career and I am so happy for not...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  12. Josh Willingham should help A's

    The A's pick up a ... dare I say it ... "Moneyball" player, while the Nationals dump some salary in exchange for two cheap players of limited short-term value. When you hear someone in the industry refer to a "Moneyball" player, he's likel...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  13. 2010 MLB free agency: Breaking down the Josh Willingham deal

    Keith Law

    Keith Law breaks down the deal for Josh Willingham, noting that it helps both teams.

    Blog | Conversation | December 16, 2010
  14. The pitch count philosophy debate

    The most significant impact of the book "Moneyball" was not about on-base percentage or assessing value, but rather, it shoved whole generations of general managers and managers and would-be executives into a completely different mindset. Rather than...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  15. 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
  16. MLB: Oakland A's trade little for David DeJesus

    Keith Law

    Keith Law doesn't think too much of the arms the Royals received from the Oakland A's in return for David DeJesus.

    Blog | Conversation | November 10, 2010