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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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02-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 812: Warren Spahn and the Forgotten Flexible Starter
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02-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 811: 2016 Comeback Player Predictions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 810: The Empty Average Edition
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02-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 809: The 2016 Minor League Free Agent Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 808: The BP Annual Guessing Game
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 807: Daren Willman Previews Statcast Season Two
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 806: How Quickly Chemistry Can Change
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 805: How Much is That World Series in the Window?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 804: The Offseason Odds Movers
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 803: Coin-Flip Friday
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 802: The Podcast We Put Away Wet
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 801: The Big-Contract Catch-Up
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 800: Kieran Powell on Converting from Cricket
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01-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 799: Andy McCullough Defends the Fourth Estate
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 798: The Baseball Amicus Brief
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 797: How to Have the Trout Talk
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 796: Podcasting Under Pressure
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 795: The State of the Central Address
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 794: Belated Barry Bonds Banter
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 793: The Emergency Mailbag Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 792: What We Learned from This Year's Hall of Fame Voting
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 791: Brewster's Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 790: The Non-Hilarious Haren
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01-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 789: Premature Takes on the Kenta Maeda Contract
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 788: The Deepest Mailbag Dive
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 787: He Knows if Your Hall of Fame Ballot Has Been Bad or Good
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 786: The Longest-Awaited Listener Email Answers
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12-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 785: The Tantalizing 2018 Free Agent Class
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12-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 784: The Cubs Are Kinda Good
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 783: The Astros Get Giles, and a Heyward Hypothetical
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12-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 782: Shelby Miller Madness, and a Zobrist-Castro Comparison
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 781: Are Teams Going Overboard in the Bullpen?
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12-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 780: Good Pitchers Go West
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12-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 779: Meet Major League Hitters' Newest Nightmare
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12-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 778: Your Best Emails, with a Special Surprise(d) Guest
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 777: The Pun-Free David Price Podcast
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 776: One Man's Winter Meetings Saga
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 775: The Happ/Zimmermann Contract Conundrums
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 774: The Thanksgiving Emails Episode the World Didn't Want You to Hear
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 773: The Aroldis Chapman Trade Discussion
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 772: Slide Rules, Innings Limits, and Cano Contracts Revisited
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 771: Trout-Harper Redux, and the Week in Clubhouse Gossip
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 770: Shooting the Baseball Breeze
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11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 769: Rich Hill, Jerry Dipoto, and David Ortiz
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 768: The Angels' Simmons Incentives and the Braves' Odd Rebuild
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 767: The Non-Cookie-Cutter Craig Kimbrel Reaction
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 766: The Second Annual Free-Agent-Contract Over/Under Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 765: MLB's MBA Future
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 764: Award Apathy and Splashy Stats
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 763: Predicting the GM Predictions
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Ben and Sam banter about player privacy concerns, then dig (very) deep into the mailbag for questions that time forgot.

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Ben and Sam talk to Ryan Thibodaux about what he's learned from his effort to track Hall of Fame ballots.

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Ben and Sam banter about a fictitious player from TV, then answer listener emails about Mike Trout, opt-ops, paying players not to play, persuading a parent to value Barry Bonds, and more.

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Ben and Sam discuss whether the awe-inspiring 2018 free agent class is something MLB teams should be planning for already.

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Ben and Sam discuss whether signing Jason Heyward makes the Cubs the best team in baseball.

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Ben and Sam banter about Serial and basketball, then discuss the Astros-Phillies trade and Jason Heyward.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Shelby Miller trade between the Diamondbacks and Braves, and the Cubs' Starlin Castro trade and Ben Zobrist signing.

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Ben and Sam banter about Hall of Fame voting and David Price, then talk about the recent trend toward teams acquiring multiple elite late-inning relievers.

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Ben and Sam banter about David Price and Ryan Madson and discuss the Zack Greinke and Jeff Samardzija signings.

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Ben and Sam talk to BP author Chris Mosch about the newest innovation in defensive positioning: the outfield shift.

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Ben and Sam banter about rumors, answer emails about reclamation projects, a free-agent A-Rod, secret contracts, no-trade clauses, and more, and speak to someone who's not expecting their call.

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Ben and Sam banter about the Tony Cruz trade and then discuss a slightly (but only slightly!) more momentous move, the Red Sox signing David Price.

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