Oakland A's in First Place - Brewers are Not
Yet other teams have smart players with skill and vision. Tampa Bay has had several first-round draft choices over the years. Texas is loaded with young talent, as are Milwaukee, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh and others. But those teams do not get off the ground, while Oakland soars.
Oakland General Manager Billy Beane continues to make it happen. Milwaukee, while, perhaps slowly improving, just is not in the same league, despite a similar small payroll.
Michael Lewis's Moneyball
is a must read for this interested in just how the A's have been very competitive while the Brewers have not...
Posted by James Zellmer at August 13, 2005 12:02 AM
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