Former MLB star turned analyst Alex Rodriguez shared a video of his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez accurately explaining “Moneyball.” She breaks it all down and includes one very important, often ignored, facts about Moneyball. You don’t win championships!
The Oakland Athletics have won zero World Series rings since they started what ended up being called Moneyball. It should be called loserball, because if you ain’t winning, you’re losing.
They haven’t done a whole lot of winning in Oakland.
The formula that should be followed is “Theoball.” General Manager Theo Epstein has ended two of baseball’s most powerful curses.
Epstein has done it by putting together rosters full of guys with something that can’t be measured by guys who can’t even throw a baseball. It’s called grit.