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Tag: Billy Beane

Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

July 31, 2014 | 8:35 am

Oakland A’s Trade Frenzy: Cespedes to Red Sox for Jon Lester

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In bid to guarantee postseason run, team deals slugger for Boston ace.

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Oakland A’s: Anatomy of the Bay Area’s No. 1 Team

July 8, 2014 | 6:02 pm

Oakland A’s: Anatomy of the Bay Area’s No. 1 Team

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The A’s have the best record in baseball and will send six players to next week’s All-Star game.

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The KQED Blog Posts That Just Won’t Go Away

December 26, 2013 | 8:00 am

The KQED Blog Posts That Just Won’t Go Away

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As we cover BART strikes, Google bus protests and big fires, here’s what people really want to read.

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A’s, Giants Managers Reflect on Lack of October Baseball

September 30, 2011 | 2:42 pm

A’s, Giants Managers Reflect on Lack of October Baseball

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Major League Baseball’s playoffs begin today, and for only the second time since the current eight-team format debuted in 1995, there is no California team in the hunt for the World Series. Both the Giants and the A’s managers held their traditional end-of-season press conferences Thursday. For the Giants, general manager Brian Sabean and manager […]

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Art Howe Rips ‘Moneyball’ and Billy Beane; Listen to KNBR Appearance

September 28, 2011 | 4:09 pm

Art Howe Rips ‘Moneyball’ and Billy Beane; Listen to KNBR Appearance

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Former A’s manager Art Howe has been on the offensive over his portrayal in the film Moneyball, based on the book of the same name. If you’ve seen the film, you know that Howe, portrayed by Philip Seymour Hoffman, is depicted as intransigent about accepting the cutting-edge statistical theories of GM Billy Beane and his […]

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Moneyball Producer Rachael Horovitz Answers 7 Questions

September 27, 2011 | 11:06 am

Moneyball Producer Rachael Horovitz Answers 7 Questions

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Last weekend, Moneyball, adapted from Michael Lewis’ book about Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane’s early adoption of statistical analysis, was No. 2 at the box office, surpassed only by the re-release of The Lion King. The film also has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, the fifth-best rated movie on the entire site. Last week […]

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June 16, 2011 | 1:48 pm

Watch the New “Moneyball Trailer”

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Finally, the chance to wallow in nostalgia that A’s fans, suffering through a horrendous season, have been waiting for: Moneyball! Yay! Who plays who at IMDB.

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