The Oakland A's don't have an impressive roster, but they do have an impressive record. Some of that credit goes to general manager Billy Beane.
Oakland is on the brink of making the postseason, even after Beane traded several key players during the offseason. Somehow, the A's are winning games with players many haven't even heard of — including a handful of former Red Sox.
Check out the video above to listen to The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo talk about the 2012 A's and what Beane has done to make them playoff contenders on Red Sox First Pitch.