It's obviously a blow for the club, but we've managed to do a pretty good job of staying afloat without him for most of the first halfRich Harden goes back to the DL Jul 12, 2007
We need a right-handed bat and we need one in the middle of the orderMike Piazza signs with Oakland Dec 06, 2006
Not to fault either side, but I felt there was a disconnect on a lot of levels that we felt like we could improve uponOakland fire Manager Ken Macha Oct 17, 2006
We were unable to reach an agreement with Ken regarding a contract extension that was satisfactory for both partiesKen Macha out as Oakland manager Oct 05, 2005
It has almost become comical, in a lot of ways. Erubiel has been my Holy GrailDurazo part of four-team trade Dec 15, 2002
As General Manager
William Lamar "Billy" Beane (born March 29, 1962, in Orlando, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball player and the current general manager and minority owner of the Oakland Athletics. He is also the subject of Michael Lewis's 2003 book on baseball economics, Moneyball.