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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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05-02

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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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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

03-15

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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

03-14

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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

03-03

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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

03-02

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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

03-01

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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

02-29

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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

02-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 827: 2016 Season Preview Series: Milwaukee Brewers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Jeffrey Paternostro

02-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 826: 2016 Season Preview Series: Kansas City Royals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and George Bissell

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Ben and Sam banter about a listener-suggested expression, then answer listener emails about Albert Pujols' impact on the Cardinals, rooting against incentive clauses, what a lack of analytics looks like, and more.

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Ben and Sam preview the Indians' season with Pete Beatty, and George talks to MLB.com Indians beat writer Jordan Bastian (at 23:44).

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Ben and Sam preview the Mets' season with Mike Vorkunov, and Jeff talks Mets prospects with Toby Hyde of BP Mets and SNY.tv (at 22:49).

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Ben and Sam preview the Rays' season with ESPN Insider's Tommy Rancel, and George talks to Tampa Bay Times Rays beat writer Marc Topkin (at 24:47).

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Ben and Sam preview Boston's season with Providence Journal Red Sox beat writer Brian MacPherson, and George talks to Brian's ProJo colleague, Tim Britton (at 28:41).

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Ben and Sam banter about a LaRoche-related White Sox conspiracy and update Ryan Webb's save outlook, then answer emails about Ryan Howard, Trout vs. Goldschmidt, a terrible trivia question, and more.

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Ben and Sam preview the Giants' season with Erik Malinowski, and Jeff talks to Grant Brisbee of McCovey Chronicles (at 24:10).

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Ben and Sam preview the Nationals' season with Washington Post Nationals beat writer Chelsea Janes, and Jeff talks to Chelsea's Washington Post colleague, James Wagner (at 23:56).

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Ben and FiveThirtyEight author Rob Arthur talk to Pittsburgh Pirates multi-position player Cole Figueroa about his use of statistics, why athletes should keep a close eye on what teams are tracking, and how his future depends on a small sample.

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Ben and Sam preview the Astros' season with Houston Chronicle Astros beat writer Evan Drellich, and George talks to Evan's Houston Chronicle colleague, Jesus Ortiz (at 31:38).

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Ben and Sam preview the Blue Jays' season with Joshua Howsam of Baseball Prospectus Toronto, and George talks to Sportsnet columnist Shi Davidi (at 19:49).

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Ben and Sam announce this year's Effectively Wild fantasy game, "Beat PECOTA," then answer listener emails about Mike Trout, game theory in the amateur draft, baseball caps, Goose Gossage, and more.

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