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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 talk to former Sonoma Stomper (and The Only Rule Is It Has to Work character) Santos Saldivar, a pitcher they discovered on a spreadsheet last summer who was just signed by the Brewers. (No book spoilers.)

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Ben and Sam talk to Tadeo Varela, sabermetric analyst for the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League, about the team's pursuit of a statistical advantage.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about trading Mike Trout, David Ortiz's impending retirement, analyzing scouts, judging batted balls on TV, Clayton Kershaw and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Joey Votto, then discuss what they'd ask Rob Manfred if they knew he'd answer honestly.

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Ben and Sam banter about a bad fun fact, David Ortiz, and retirement tours, then draft noteworthy moments from Sunday's Rangers-Blue Jays brawl.

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Ben and Sam talk to ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn about the string of suspensions in the ongoing battle between baseball and PEDs.

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Ben and Sam talk to FanGraphs writer August Fagerstrom about the mechanics and significance of Max Scherzer's 20-strikeout start.

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Ben and Sam banter about Bartolo Colon's likeability, then answer listener emails about Colon, Randy Johnson, the Cubs, prescient managers and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Stephen Strasburg's extension, then discuss whether the Angels should trade Mike Trout.

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Ben and Sam discuss Bartolo Colon's first career home run, the Cubs' continued success and willingness to walk Bryce Harper, and The Good Wife's series finale.

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Ben and Sam talk to Dodgers Baseball Operations Coordinator Emilee Fragapane and Senior R&D Analyst Megan Schroeder about their backgrounds and responsibilities and the gender imbalance in baseball operations departments.

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Ben and Sam talk to FiveThirtyEight author Rob Arthur about the Cubs' historically dominant start to the season.

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