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Theo Epstein still hasn’t seen the movie “Moneyball.”
“Moneyball has become a loaded term; that’s not exactly what we do,” Epstein said Saturday. “I wasn’t a huge fan when certain proprietary information was made available to the public in the first place. Instead of a handful of clubs knowing certain things, in a year or two, 30 clubs knew it. It’s not my cup of tea.
“It sounds like they made a really good movie and a lot of people were entertained, and that’s terrific,” he said, “but it’s baseball time, not movie time.”
— Carrie Muskat