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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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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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 872: The April Prospect Primer
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 871: The Braves Are Bad Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 870: Reevaluating the Astros
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 869: Buckle Up, Replay is the Law
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 866: Noah Syndergaard, Right Now
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 865: 2016 Trend Watch (Reliever Evolution Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 864: A Too-Soon Search for 2016 Trends
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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04-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 862: Jeff Sullivan on This Season's Noteworthy Novelties
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04-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 861: Murder, Remorse, and Major League Games
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 860: Week One in Baseball Confirmation Bias
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 859: Ross Stripling and Trevor Story
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 858: John Thorn on the New Details About Baseball's Origin Story
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 857: Joe Sheehan on the Scourge of Big Bullpens
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 856: The Biggest Baseball-Watchers Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 855: Jeff Passan on Righting the Elbow and Writing The Arm
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 854: The Opening Day Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-01

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BP Daily Podcast: One Post, 30 Team Preview Podcasts
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, George Bissell and Jeffrey Paternostro

04-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 853: 2016 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Dodgers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 852: 2016 Season Preview Series: Chicago Cubs
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 851: The Squid is Fried Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 850: 2016 Season Preview Series: Cleveland Indians
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 849: 2016 Season Preview Series: New York Mets
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 848: 2016 Season Preview Series: Tampa Bay Rays
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 847: 2016 Season Preview Series: Boston Red Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 846: Nihilistic Trivia Time
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 845: 2016 Season Preview Series: San Francisco Giants
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 844: 2016 Season Preview Series: Washington Nationals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 843: Cole Figueroa is Your Sabermetric Spirit Animal
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03-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 842: 2016 Season Preview Series: Houston Astros
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 841: 2016 Season Preview Series: Toronto Blue Jays
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 840: The Underrated Trout Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 839: 2016 Season Preview Series: New York Yankees
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 838: 2016 Season Preview Series: Seattle Mariners
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 837: 2016 Season Preview Series: Pittsburgh Pirates
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 836: 2016 Season Preview Series: St. Louis Cardinals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

03-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 835: The River of Banter Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 834: 2016 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 833: 2016 Season Preview Series: Texas Rangers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

03-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 832: 2016 Season Preview Series: Arizona Diamondbacks
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 831: 2016 Season Preview Series: Detroit Tigers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 830: The Longest Listener Email Show
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 829: 2016 Season Preview Series: Minnesota Twins
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 828: 2016 Season Preview Series: San Diego Padres
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill, Jon Lester, and the no-longer-winless Braves and Twins, then discuss some possibly premature evidence that the game has changed since last season.

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With help from Twins fan Aaron Gleeman and Braves fan Alex Remington, Ben and Sam attempt to determine which of MLB's two winless teams has had the more demoralizing start to the season.

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Ben, Sam, and FanGraphs writer Jeff Sullivan banter about ballplayer humor, then talk about players (including Garrett Richards, Starlin Castro, and Stephen Strasburg) who are doing something notably different so far this season.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether they would want to play in a major league game, un-fun facts, chyron decisions, GM hypotheticals, robot pitchers, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about the most popular picks in BP's "Beat PECOTA" game, then discuss Rich Hill, the Cubs' strong start, Ray Searage's promising pupils, and more.

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Ben and Sam discuss two surprise stars of week one, debuting Dodgers starter Ross Stripling and Rockies rookie slugger Trevor Story.

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Ben and Sam talk to MLB's Official Historian, John Thorn, about a trio of founding documents now up for auction that casts light on the truth behind baseball's long-disputed origin story.

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Ben and Sam banter about Kenta Maeda's debut, then talk to Sports Illustrated's Joe Sheehan about how pitcher-centric roster construction is making baseball more boring (and what might make it better).

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill, a controversial game-ending call, and bad baseball ads, then answer listener emails about unfun facts, Theo Epstein's future, and who's seen the most major league baseball.

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Ben and Sam talk to Yahoo! Sports columnist Jeff Passan about his new book, The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.

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Ben and Sam banter about Opening Day games, the Astros' closer situation, Albert Pujols, and more, then discuss some of the BP staff's standout preseason predictions.

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All 30 Effectively Wild team-preview podcasts in one place.

The fourth annual Effectively Wild team preview podcast series—a 30-team odyssey from worst to best PECOTA-projected record, hosted by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, Jeffrey Paternostro and George Bissell and featuring 61 guest bloggers, beat writers, and broadcasters—is complete. As we've done three times before, we've collected links, runtimes, and guest lists for every preview in one post to make it easier for you to binge before Opening Day. Whether you're interested in a particular episode or you're in need of background noise for the next 22 hours, 38 minutes, you can find what you want below.

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