The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.
The Oakland A’s have performed well this season, as their home venue continues to become more and more decrepit and outdated. Dan Brekke of KQED has the story.
It’s been a good year for Bay Area baseball fans. The San Francisco Giants reached the playoffs again. And the Oakland Athletics made a surprising appearance in this year’s playoffs. KQED’s Dan Brekke reports on the franchise that battled the best in the American League while its owner angered fans.
The buzz about the film adaptation of Moneyball is long over…and the A’s still stink. To sort out the fact and fiction of Moneyball principles we contacted Slate.com’s David Haglund, and Alan Hirsch, the co-author of ‘The Beauty of Short Hops: How Chance and Circumstance Confound the Moneyball Approach To Baseball.’