The Bay Area is the epicenter of the sabermetrics boom, thanks largely to the Billy Beane ‘Moneyball’ movement in Oakland. However, the one of the most popular stats in modern baseball – Wins Above Replacement – suggests that two of the all-time greats played across the bay in San Francisco.
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Baseball’s playoffs no longer are an exclusive club of high rollers. The Oakland Athletics, 27th on the spending list at $71.1 million according to Major League Baseball’s latest figures, won the AL West and will face Detroit.
Muthu Alagappan, a student at Stanford University, has a side project that could revolutionize the NBA in the same way Billy Beane changed baseball’s landscape.
The businesses that make up the Oakland Film Center must leave the Oakland Army Base by January to keep an expansion project at the Port of Oakland on schedule, Mayor Quan said Wednesday.
If the Giants continue this fun run they’re on, Moneyball loses, because if there’s one team in the game that’s more old school and less Moneyball than anyone else, it’s the Giants.
A baseball team made up of players no one else wanted has returned to the Major League playoffs. The Oakland A’s were pegged to finish last in their division, instead they finished first.
Baseball’s most frugal franchise is a majors-best 14-2 in July and coming off a stunning four-game sweep of the high-priced New York Yankees to move into a tie for the final American League wild card spot.
Aaron Sorkin is going from Facebook to Apple. Sony Pictures officials say the Oscar-winning writer will write a screenplay based on the Steve Jobs biography…