Billy Beane: Bleacher Report: Oakland Athletics: 5 Most Pivotal Transactions Made by Billy Beane in 2013

September 30th, 2013

Bleacher Report
by Karl Buscheck
September 30, 2013

Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane would love to have more money to spend on his team.

However, as the executive explained to CSN Bay Area back in spring training, for now he has to live within the means of the organization:

“At the end of the day, having more money to invest is good…But until that point comes, we have to operate very much like a business, where we spend what we have, and no more.”

In 2013, Beane has been quite the businessman. His club won 96 games, and locked down the AL West title for a second straight season. The 96 wins are second best in the AL and tied for third most in all of baseball.