Billy Beane: pitching is dominating because of capitalism
CNBC’s Eric Chemi talks today about how pitching and, specifically, pitching that strikes dudes out and doesn’t walk too many hitters, is the name of the game today. He asked A’s GM Billy Beane why that is:
That’s well and good. But will offense ever come back? Beane again:
That’s about the best defense of the free market that you’re gonna get from a prominent person in an industry that has an antitrust exemption and relies heavily on socialism in order to get its facilities funded and constructed.