Athletics Nation has an interview with Oakland g.m. Billy Beane, where he talks about a variety of topics, including the Rangers, who he says were "probably the best team in baseball in 2012."
He also discusses the battle with the Rangers this year, including a lot of praise for the Texas team and saying that every team in the playoffs was relieved the Orioles knocked them out in the one game playoff.
There's a variety of other items there as well in a long-ranging interview that is worth reading.
Check it out.