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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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06-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 912: Three Teams on the Buy-or-Sell Bubble
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06-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 911: Good Knuckleballs, Bad Ballpark Deals
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06-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 910: Mike Trout's Identical Twin
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06-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 909: Vin Scully Meets Mount Rushmore
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06-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 908: Remember the Rays?
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06-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 907: Root for the Home Team (To Lose By 5 or More Runs)
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06-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 906: Beware the Diamondbacks' Bench
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06-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 905: The Pitch-Clock Countdown Edition
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06-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 904: The Big Baseball Grab Bag
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06-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 903: The Not-So-Surprising Standings
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06-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 902: The Names to Know from Draft Day One
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06-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 901: The Best Candidates for Weird Defense
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06-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 900: The Salvy Won't Save You Edition
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06-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 899: The Padres' Points for Trying
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06-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 898: The Expendable Ex-Superstars Edition
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06-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 897: Mark Simon on Fun Facts and The Yankees Index
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06-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 896: Beware of Wearables?
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06-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 895: The Chain Letters Edition
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05-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 894: Lasers in the Outfield
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05-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 893: Hello, Julio Urias
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05-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 892: Carson Cistulli on Ranking Baseball's Broadcasts
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05-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 891: The Support Saberseminar Edition
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05-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 890: Ichiro, Kershaw, and Rich Hill's Contract Comparables
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05-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 889: Three Aces in Distress
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05-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 888: Meet the Minor Leagues' Latest Recruit
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05-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 887: Sabermetrics Meets the Mexican League
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05-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 886: Take My Pujols, Please
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05-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 885: How We'd Question the Commissioner (Off the Record)
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05-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 884: The Rangers-Blue Jays Brawl Draft
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05-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 883: T.J. Quinn Explains the Latest PED Problems
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05-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 882: Scherzer's Dominance, Described and Dissected
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05-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 881: The Big Unit's Perplexing Punctuation
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05-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 880: Extending Strasburg and Trading Trout
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05-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 879: Bartolo, Bryce, and Goodbye Good Wife
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05-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 878: Gender Imbalance in Baseball Operations
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05-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 877: The Cubs' Crazy-Ridiculous Start
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05-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 876: The Thanks for Buying Our Book Edition
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05-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 875: The Pedro-Kershaw Peak Comparison
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05-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 874: The One-Month Winter-Move Mulligans
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04-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 873: The Braves Are the Best (at Bilking Taxpayers)
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04-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 872: The April Prospect Primer
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04-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 871: The Braves Are Bad Edition
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04-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 870: Reevaluating the Astros
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04-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 869: Buckle Up, Replay is the Law
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04-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 868: Jake Arrieta is Reaganing
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04-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 867: Embracing the Harper-Trout Temptation
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04-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 866: Noah Syndergaard, Right Now
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04-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 865: 2016 Trend Watch (Reliever Evolution Edition)
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04-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 864: A Too-Soon Search for 2016 Trends
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04-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 863: The 0-9-Off: A Battle for Baseball's Most Soul-Crushing Start
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Ben and Sam discuss their fatalistic feelings concerning Noah Syndergaard, banter about fun facts and Fernando Abad, and talk about impending trade-deadline decisions for the White Sox, Yankees, and Pirates.

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Ben and Sam talk to Professor Alan Nathan about the physics of knuckleballs, then talk to WFAA's Brett Shipp about his reporting on public funding for the Rangers' new ballpark.

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Ben and Sam banter about Steven Wright and knuckleball physics, then answer listener emails about the least interesting inning, the one-baserunner leash, an all-or-nothing Ichiro, Mike Trout's hypothetical twin and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Clayton Kershaw and clarify five-man infields, then discuss who would be on a baseball Mount Rushmore and dig through Sports Illustrated's archives to pinpoint what makes Vin Scully so great.

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Ben and Sam banter about Santos Saldivar and discuss Tim Lincecum's comeback, two player demotions, and the decline of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Ben and Sam talk to Warren Friss, the founder of GameHedge, a new ticket vendor that promises to issue 50 percent refunds when the home team loses by five or more runs.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Diamondbacks' bench (literally), Johnny Cueto's varied deliveries, Zack Cozart's incredible power, the demise of David Wright, Ichiro and Rose, and Kershaw's unjust walks.

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Ben and Sam banter about Dodgers injuries, home run derbies, and the new TV show Braindead, and answer listener emails about intimidation tactics, scouting trade targets, baseball's best commercial breaks, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about a wide range of topics, including Ray Searage and the struggling Pirates pitching staff; the pitcher home run derby; rehabilitating Ben Cherington; the amazing Matt Shoemaker; Clayton Kershaw; crowd chants, and a bad fun fact.

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Ben and Sam do an all-banter episode about the standings through the first 40 percent of the season, Yordano Ventura's suspension, and the unchanging closer role.

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Ben and Sam talk to Baseball Prospectus draft expert Christopher Crawford about what went down on day one of the amateur draft.

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Ben, Sam and FanGraphs writer August Fagerstrom banter about the allure of Kelly Johnson and the Indians' plan for winning without Michael Brantley, then talk about big league candidates for untried defensive alignments.

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