All the Moneyball bashers have quietly exited.
The A's are constructed to produce runs, and can do it with no-name offensive players. Their performance is extremely impressive when you consider the pitchers lost whom they couldn't afford to keep last year.
At the risk of beating a dead horse, if you consider yourself a baseball fan, but have not read "Moneyball, the art of winning an unfair game", what in the hell do you read? People magazine?