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Ben Lindbergh 

Ben Lindbergh

Ben Lindbergh was the Editor-in-Chief of Baseball Prospectus from 2012 to 2014. He now writes for Grantland, has written for four BP annuals and Extra Innings: More Baseball Between the Numbers, and served as assistant editor of Baseball Prospectus 2011 and editor of the two-volume Best of Baseball Prospectus collection. He formerly worked as a baseball analyst for Bloomberg Sports, and has interned for multiple MLB teams. He was inducted into the Baseball Writers' Association of America in December of 2011.

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02-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 817: 2016 Season Preview Series: Atlanta Braves
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

02-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 816: 2016 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

02-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 815: The Season-Previews Preview
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 814: Why Don't the Best Free Agents Make Even More Money?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 813: Changing the Strike Zone Responsibly
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 812: Warren Spahn and the Forgotten Flexible Starter
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02-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 811: 2016 Comeback Player Predictions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 810: The Empty Average Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 809: The 2016 Minor League Free Agent Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 808: The BP Annual Guessing Game
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 807: Daren Willman Previews Statcast Season Two
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 806: How Quickly Chemistry Can Change
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 805: How Much is That World Series in the Window?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 804: The Offseason Odds Movers
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 803: Coin-Flip Friday
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 802: The Podcast We Put Away Wet
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 801: The Big-Contract Catch-Up
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 800: Kieran Powell on Converting from Cricket
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 799: Andy McCullough Defends the Fourth Estate
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 798: The Baseball Amicus Brief
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 797: How to Have the Trout Talk
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 796: Podcasting Under Pressure
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 795: The State of the Central Address
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 794: Belated Barry Bonds Banter
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 793: The Emergency Mailbag Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 792: What We Learned from This Year's Hall of Fame Voting
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 791: Brewster's Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 790: The Non-Hilarious Haren
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 789: Premature Takes on the Kenta Maeda Contract
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 788: The Deepest Mailbag Dive
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 787: He Knows if Your Hall of Fame Ballot Has Been Bad or Good
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 786: The Longest-Awaited Listener Email Answers
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 785: The Tantalizing 2018 Free Agent Class
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 784: The Cubs Are Kinda Good
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 783: The Astros Get Giles, and a Heyward Hypothetical
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 782: Shelby Miller Madness, and a Zobrist-Castro Comparison
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 781: Are Teams Going Overboard in the Bullpen?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 780: Good Pitchers Go West
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 779: Meet Major League Hitters' Newest Nightmare
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 778: Your Best Emails, with a Special Surprise(d) Guest
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 777: The Pun-Free David Price Podcast
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 776: One Man's Winter Meetings Saga
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 775: The Happ/Zimmermann Contract Conundrums
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 774: The Thanksgiving Emails Episode the World Didn't Want You to Hear
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 773: The Aroldis Chapman Trade Discussion
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 772: Slide Rules, Innings Limits, and Cano Contracts Revisited
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 771: Trout-Harper Redux, and the Week in Clubhouse Gossip
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 770: Shooting the Baseball Breeze
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 769: Rich Hill, Jerry Dipoto, and David Ortiz
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 768: The Angels' Simmons Incentives and the Braves' Odd Rebuild
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Ben and Sam preview the Braves' season with Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist Mark Bradley, and Jeff talks to Talking Chop prospect writer Garrett Spain (at 31:23)

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Ben and Sam preview the Phillies' season with Holly M. Wendt, and Jeff talks to News Journal Phillies beat writer Meghan Montemurro (at 23:50)

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Ben and Sam preview their fourth annual 30-team season-preview podcast series with preview partners Jeffrey Paternostro and George Bissell, then answer listener emails about prospect lists, talking to scouts, fantasy drafting, Ian Desmond, and Kenta Maeda.

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Ben and Sam discuss why teams don't pay a premium for elite free agents and why players who switch positions might not always do so smoothly.

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Ben and Sam banter about The Good Wife's Super Bowl spot and discuss some potential unintended consequences of raising/shrinking the strike zone.

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Ben talks to former Baseball Prospectus editor-in-chief Steven Goldman and Banished to the Pen's Darius Austin about how Warren Spahn avoided the 1950s Dodgers and what we can learn from the way managers used their pitchers when rotations weren't rigid.

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Ben and Sam banter about Alvaro Espinoza and Kenta Imamiya, then draft candidates for the 2016 Comeback Player of the Year Award(s).

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about Howie Kendrick's contract, Scott Boras and the CBA, how teams hire analysts, young MVPs, and more.

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For the third consecutive year, Ben and Sam draft the 20 minor league free agents they hope will earn the most major league playing time in 2016.

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Ben and Sam banter about Billions, the amazing Willie Davis, and a strange Fox Sports article, then conduct a quiz show.

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Ben and Sam talk to the new Director of Baseball Research and Development for MLB Advanced Media, Daren Willman, about what's in store for Statcast in 2016 and beyond.

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Ben and Sam banter about a Salvador Perez extension and a strike-zone change, then discuss the rapid reversal of the Athletics' clubhouse and what it might mean for the Nationals.

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