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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 Ringer, 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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09-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 959: Mike Trout's Highest Hurdle
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09-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 958: Jose Fernandez and the Hall of Fame
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09-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect
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09-23

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Retrospectus
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09-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 956: Gary and Gore
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09-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 955: Pass/Fail Grades for Every Out-of-it Team
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09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 954: Two Inside Looks at Minor League Life
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09-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 953: Banter Goeth Before a Mailbag
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09-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 952: Dave Roberts Did What?
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09-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 951: THE ONLY RULE Book Club Companion Podcast
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09-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 950: The Triple-A Chemistry Edition
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09-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 949: 2016's Contract Turnarounds
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09-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 948: Is Smart Baseball Boring?
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08-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 947: Cy Young or Bust
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08-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 946: Which WAR(P) is Just?
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08-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 945: Why Did the Dodgers Make Clayton Kershaw Cry?
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08-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 944: How Many Barry Bondses?
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08-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 943: Debating the Diamondbacks and Dylan Bundy
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08-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 942: Should Baseball Teams Buy Insurance?
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08-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 941: Pitcher Value and the Zach Britton Debate
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08-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 940: Live at Saber Seminar!
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08-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 939: Death to Dumb Stadium Deals
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08-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 938: Emails, Mejia, and Math
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08-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 937: A Requiem for A-Rod
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08-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 936: Make Bryce Harper Fun Again
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08-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 935: A Round Podcast with a Round Bat
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08-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 934: A Few Points of Trade-Deadline Discussion
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07-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 933: Your Most Elite Emails
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07-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 932: Fixing the Angels Without Trading Trout
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07-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 931: Cubs Add Aroldis, Chris Sale Slices Laundry
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07-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 930: Dave Cameron's Semi-Responsible Trade Speculation
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07-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 929: You Want it This Way
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07-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 928: The Evolution of Umpire-Manager Arguments
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07-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 927: The Twins Without Terry Ryan
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07-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 926: Dealin' Dombrowski and the State of the Red Sox
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07-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 925: Position Players the Projections Missed
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07-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 924: Abducting the All-Stars
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07-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 923: The Jerry Dipoto Report Card
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07-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 922: What's a Wild Card Worth?
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07-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 921: Bow Before Shohei Otani
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07-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 920: Home Runs Have More Than Bounced Back
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07-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 919: All-Star Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 917: State of the Standings: AL East
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06-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 916: State of the Standings: AL West
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06-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 915: State of the Standings: NL Central
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06-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 914: State of the Standings: NL East
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06-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 913: State of the Standings: NL West and AL Central
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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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Ben and Sam talk to BP's Rob Mains about what Billy Hamilton's career might have looked like in an earlier era, and whether baseball teams' increasing efficiency has made the sport better or worse as a spectator experience.

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Ben and Sam banter about Shohei Otani, then answer listener emails about running the Rockies (with a twist), a Kershaw dilemma, a time-traveling Ubaldo Jimenez, umpire park effects, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about an In-N-Out Burger baseball promotion gone wrong and the MLB.TV Game Changer, then decide which win-value stat they side with when the available options don't tell the same stories about certain stars.

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Ben, Sam, and BP's Jonathan Judge discuss the Dodgers' puzzling decision to trade A.J. Ellis for Carlos Ruiz, breaking down the beloved backstops' hard-to-see skills and then considering the clubhouse implications.

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill and Dylan Stoops, then answer listener emails about Collin McHugh, stacking rosters with clones of Barry Bonds, diving into first base, Dylan Bundy and Ervin Santana, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout's draft-round dominance, then discuss whether the Diamondbacks need a regime change and whether the Orioles are making the right decisions about Dylan Bundy.

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Ben and Sam talk to author, associate professor, and FanGraphs writer Nathaniel Grow about the financial ramifications of Prince Fielder's retirement and how contract insurance works in baseball.

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Ben and Sam discuss their definitions of "value" and whether they think Orioles closer Zach Britton will be a deserving candidate for end-of-season awards.

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In their first live episode of Effectively Wild, recorded on Saturday at Saber Seminar, Ben and Sam answer listener emails with help from two players, John Baker and David Aardsma.

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Ben and Sam talk to Georgia State University Assistant Professor Tim Kellison about his initiative to combat misinformation about public stadium funding for sports teams.

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Ben and Sam banter about the longest-lasting plays in baseball, then answer listener emails about the Braves with a man advantage, Francisco Mejia's hitting streak, dealing with Fenway Park poles, new unwritten rules, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about an odd ad, a Terry Collins quote, Andrew Miller, and more, then discuss the lessons we can learn from the legacy and career of Alex Rodriguez.

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