Billy Beane’s Ascendant A’s Are Playing a Brand-New Brand of Moneyball (Will Leitch) from New York Magazine
"Beane’s A’s are comfortably atop the American League West—the division they’ve won the past two seasons—and have the best record in Major League Baseball. They’re still in the same stadium, with the same uncertainty, with the same owner. They have the sixth-lowest opening-day payroll in the game. Everyone knows their old tricks. And yet here they are: on top of the baseball world again. How have the A’s done it?"