Billy Beane

5m

2014 record: 88-74, 2nd place in AL West

Manager: Bob Melvin, 5th season

Estimated 2015 payroll: $81.6 million

6m

It has become a running joke among members of the Nationals' media corps, that if they make a sequel to the 2011 Oscar-nominated film 'Moneyball,' they will have to cast somebody as Mike Rizzo.

2y

From Comcast SportsNetANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- At the start of spring training, Oakland manager Bob Melvin didn't know who A.J. Griffin was.

2y

From Comcast SportsNet