August 16, 2012
BP Daily Podcast
Effectively Wild Episode 22: Why BP Didn't Break the Melky Cabrera Suspension
Ben and Sam discuss how they came to know that Melky Cabrera was about to be suspended for a positive PED test before the news broke, and how they decided what to do about it.
Effectively Wild Episode 22: "Why BP Didn't Break the Melky Cabrera Suspension"
Episode 22 Companion
All times are approximate
00:10: With an unofficial count of 20 consecutive "way"s, Sam Miller sets an Effectively Wild record for word repetition.
05:45: If Jim Breen's breaking the Royals-Brewers Zack Greinke trade wasn't as notable to you as it was to Ben, you can take a walk down memory lane here or listen to Kevin Goldstein and Jason Parks interview him about the experience on Episode 30 of Up and In. Of course, Baseball Prospectus covered the trade in detail—here's Christina Kahrl's writeup.
Compiled by Dave Pease
Ben Lindbergh is an author of Baseball Prospectus. Follow @ben_lindbergh