The guys take your Yankees calls, put Ichiro under the microscope, and preview the series at Detroit. Then they look at the future of theMets. Finally, they break down the series of the week, Angels- A's, and reveal that the keys to the series are in the hands of some unfamiliar names.
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Adapt or Die!
Moneyball, the adaption of the best selling 2003 novel by Michael Lewis, isn't your typical sports film. Then again, what Billy Beane did with the Oakland Athletics wasn't typical either. The movie, directed by Bennett Miller (Capote), centers as a biopic but is laced together through a dramatic narrative. Spanning the course of a year, Miller takes us on the emotional roller coaster of a baseball general manager, insightfully hitting poignant moments of despair and unexpected jolts of hope. In this sense, it's not a baseball movie; it's a movie about baseball. It’s a subtle difference, but one that ultimately is able to capture the hearts of non-sports fans and make them care about a man and team that defied the odds.
Sony Pictures - Brad Pitt as Billy Beane and Jonah Hill as Peter Brand