Posts by Evan Hughes

  • Oakland A’s on the Verge of a Non-Hollywood Ending

    So this is what it’s come to? Three must-wins in a row? On June 21, I wrote on Grantland that the A’s were “a long shot to make the playoffs this season, to put it generously,” which feels a little silly now. But Baseball Prospectus, earlier that same June week, was pegging the A’s chances […]

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    Life After Moneyball

    After a star turn, Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s are still trying to win an unfair game.