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03-05-2013, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Man Bear Pig View Post
I might be the biggest baseball stat man around and no, Boston never won with moneyball. Moneyball is using metrics to exploit overlooked statistics. The only reason Beane used this strategy was because he didn't have a choice. Boston attempted this strategy after Beane had success in Oakland and abandoned it after a few years and began going on spending sprees.
The Red Sox won the World Series in 2004. Where is the big spending spree that took place after moneyball before that world series?

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