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How the Astros lose games but make money

The Oakland Athletics may have wrote the book on assembling a winning baseball team with a modest payroll, but this year it's the last-place Houston Astros who are turning the highest profit and redefining the term "Moneyball" in the process.

Last-place team most profitable in MLB

Low-spending Houston Astros are MLB's most profitable team. 3:13

The Oakland Athletics may have wrote the book on assembling a winning baseball team with a modest payroll, but this year it's the last-place Houston Astros who are turning the highest profit and redefining the term "Moneyball" in the process.

The Lang & O'Leary Exchange analyzes how and why the Astros are struggling on the diamond but thriving in the boardroom.