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The A's win!... the title of most runs saved via the infield shift

Maybe we will start seeing more bunts for base hits down the third base line?

BTBS takes a peak at shift effectiveness

Just another reason to love Bob Melvin or Ty or whoever is in charge of this.

A's impressive run from 2000-2013

For the payroll the A's have an amazing number of wins during this time. Or do they? Read the article to find out.

Top 15 A's Prospects, according to Fangraphs

Quite a bit different from AN's community prospect list

Billy Beane appears on Men in Blazers's podcast

Billy Beane appears on soccer podcast for a second time. Athletics Nation even gets a shout-out! It's mostly about European soccer but he does give his playoff contenders.

Walk rate > grounder rate

Walk rate appears to be more important for pitcher success than ground ball rate.

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