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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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12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 984: Advice for Teams With Too Much Money
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12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 983: The Non-Endless-Lockout Edition
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11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 982: Scouting the Yankees and Signing the Cespedes
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11-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 981: The New-GM Job Check
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11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 980: The Baseball-Book Draft
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11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 979: Mike Trout and the Post-MVP Era
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 978: Broken Bones and Broken Records
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11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 977: Indy Outliers
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11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 976: Which Way Will the World Series Odds Go?
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11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 975: And Here's the Pitch from Trout
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11-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 974: Survey Says
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11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 973: The Potential Lasts of 2016
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11-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 972: The Cubs, Game Seven, and the World Series
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11-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 971: Drought Talk
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10-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 970: Managers, Closers, and Copycats
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10-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 969: The Literally Hot Hitter
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10-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 968: So You Suffered a Playoff Loss
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10-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 967: The Miraculous Mr. Lester
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10-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 966: Ask, and Ye Shall Receive
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10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 965: NLCS Update
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10-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 964: The Return of the Cold Call
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10-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 963: Bumgarner, Wild Cards, and Cooperstown
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10-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 962: Buck, Britton, Bonds and Boredom
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10-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 961: Multiple Mike Trout Drafts
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09-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 960: Theo Sets a New High Score
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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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Ben and Sam reflect on what they learned from Game Seven of the World Series and the Chicago Cubs' first championship since 1908.

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Ben and Sam banter about Aroldis Chapman and answer emails about title droughts, the Cubs and consecutive pennants, scoreless streaks, World Series strategy, the recent rarity of Game Sevens, playoff ads, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Manny Mota Grip Stick and Smash Mouth's latest Twitter feud, then discuss the Cubs' use of Aroldis Chapman in Game 5 and some strategic considerations for the rest of the series.

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Ben and Sam banter about mean-spirited nicknames, then answer emails about Kyle Schwarber's bat, Jon Lester's long con, the neglected White Sox drought, the Nationals' 2016 "success," overcoming bad broadcasters, paying to play in the World Series, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about the two Indians teams and perceptions of postseason Kershaw, then discuss whether the eight eliminated postseason teams had successful seasons.

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Ben and Sam banter about the origin of the pitcher's mound, the impact of seeing a starter multiple times in the same series, and the Dodgers' perplexing approach against Jon Lester, who continues to flourish without ever throwing to first.

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Ben and Sam banter about Ben's engagement, then answer listener emails about Andrew Miller, playoff tactics during the regular season, renaming the playoff rounds, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Zach Britton and Shohei Otani, then discuss Dave Roberts, bullpen management, and the NLCS.

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Ben and Sam banter about Kidz Bop, answer emails about facing MLB pitching, a time-traveling manager, and communicating with catchers, and then cold-call the star of the Play Index segment.

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Ben and Sam banter about the Madison Bumgarner-Noah Syndergaard wild-card duel, their favorite types of playoff games, and their favorite playoff rounds, then discuss whether the Dodgers are more dangerous than the Cubs and how to weight postseason performance in Cooperstown candidacies.

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Ben and Sam banter about an aged usher, Buck Showalter's decision not to use Zach Britton in the AL wild-card game, and Barry Bonds, then answer listener emails and talk to Saber Seminar raffle winners Armaan and Ishaan about the Red Sox and whether baseball bores kids.

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Ben and Sam conduct multiple Mike Trout drafts and discuss DJ LeMahieu's batting title, the AL Cy Young race, Vin Scully's sign-off, and more.

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