Former A’s pitcher Mulder live-tweets while watching ‘Moneyball’ for first time

Mark Mulder was one of the key members of the 2002 "Moneyball" Oakland A’s, but until recently he had never watched the film his team inspired.

The former All-Star left-hander decided to change that Wednesday night, and he offered up some behind-the-scenes insight on the 2011 Oscar-nominated movie’s accuracy in the process.

So what did the filmmakers get right? What did they get wrong? What storylines were beefed up for Hollywood?

Here’s Mulder’s review:

In reference to former outfielder David Justice, whom the film portrayed getting irked over having to pay for soda in the A’s clubhouse …

Jonah Hill’s character Peter Brand was based on DePodesta, Billy Beane’s former assistant. He did not want his name used in the film.

This is Mulder after a scene in which Jeremy Giambi supposedly ticked off GM Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) after a loss …


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