Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, and Jonah Hill. Oakland As general manager Billy Beanes successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Every MLB team's biggest need at the trade deadline - July 18, 2017: OAKLAND ATHLETICS: PROSPECTS - Billy Beane announced a full rebound as the A's try to improve in conjunction with their ambitious stadium plans. The team already traded Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle. Elsewhere, Sonny Gray, Jed Lowrie and Yonder Alonso seem likely to be traded as the team gets a better look at its youngsters late this season.