AZ Alkmaar has hired Oakland Athletics executive Billy Beane, one of the most celebrated advanced statistics gurus in the world and the subject of the film “Moneyball”, in an advisory capacity.
Barry Zito’s return to Oakland is precisely the kind of potential feelgood story that Billy Beane always eschewed.
OAKLAND – Billy Butler is a man of his word. Upon signing with the A’s in November, he was determined to pry jersey No.
The uniform will be different, the role figures to be quite the same.