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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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06-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 700: Sabermetrics, Australia-Style
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 699: Radio Producers, Cycles, and Dave Stewart Don't Make Sense
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 698: The Diamondbacks Do it Again
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06-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 697: The David Price Trade Revisited
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 696: Listener Emails: The Hacking, Hanley, and Position Player Pitching Edition
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06-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 695: The Cardinals Face the Feds
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06-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 694: Adjudicating an All-Royals All-Star Game
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06-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 693: Dugout Etiquette, Warm-Up WAR, and Other Thrilling Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 692: The Year of Top Prospects
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 691: Chris Long on Analytics' Role in the Draft Room
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 690: Probably Premature Judgments About Offseason Trades, Part Two
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 689: Reluctantly Trashing the Twins
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06-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 688: Success Without Strikeouts, Strange-Looking Lineups, and Other Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 687: Probably Premature Judgments About Offseason Trades
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 686: Catcher Game-Calling, Now Slightly Less Mysterious
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 685: A Couple Complaints About Replays and Appeals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 684: Pitchers and Pine Tar, the Meat of the Order, and Throwing Back Baseballs
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 683: The Almost Inexplicable Stephen Strasburg
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05-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 682: How Bryce Harper Broke Out
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 681: Marlins Madness, Sabermetric Milestones, and Other Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 680: Travis Sawchik on the Pirates and Big Data Baseball
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05-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 679: The Barry Bonds Collusion Case
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05-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 678: Early Statcast Leaders, Laggards, and Lessons
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 677: Pulling Corey Kluber
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05-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 676: Questions You Asked Us to Answer
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05-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 675: The Ways Teams Could Cheat, and the Ways We Would Punish Them
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05-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 674: Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, and Turning Corners
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05-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 673: The Red Sox Pitching Coach Kerfuffle
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05-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 672: How Real Are the Astros?
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05-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 671: Avenging Umpires, Adjustable Innings, and Other Emails
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05-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 670: Xander Bogaerts vs. Mookie Betts
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05-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 669: The 2015 Under-25 Starters Draft
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05-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 668: The No-Strikeout Streak, The Double DH, and the Overgrown Infield
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04-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 667: The New Frontier in Pitching Statistics
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 666: The Josh Hamilton Trade
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04-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 665: The A-Rod Breakout Breakdown
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 664: The Brawling Royals and the Remarkable Mets
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 663: Your Mostly Excellent Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 662: Michael Schur on Metacommentary 10 Years After Fire Joe Morgan's First Post
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04-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 661: How Different is Baseball in 2015?
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04-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 660: The Weekend-Long A's-Royals Rumble
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 659: The Making of the Modern General Manager
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 658: Playoff Odds Changes and the Meaning in Small Samples
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 657: The Switching Cities, Dealing Draft Picks, and Trading Divisions Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 656: How to Pick Breakout Players
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 655: Lester vs. Hamilton: The Pickoff Culmination
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 654: How to Talk About Offense in 2015
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 653: The First Sign of Statcast
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 652: Revenue, Run Differential, and Ways to Win Now
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04-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 651: How Extensions Lost Their Intrigue
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Ben, Sam, and Will Woods talk about the Royals' latest dust-up, the Mets' 11-game winning streak, and Giancarlo Stanton's almost physics-defying home runs.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about defining team success, four-man outfields, pitcher offensive futility, baseball's Star Wars trailer moments, and more.

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On the 10th anniversary of Fire Joe Morgan's first post, Ben and Sam talk to Michael Schur about FJM, sports-media sins in the age of Twitter and, oddly enough, The O.C.

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Ben and Sam banter about batting around and Bryan Price's media meltdown, then check in on early-season statistical trends.

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Ben and Sam banter about Alex Rodriguez and discuss the three-day dispute about unwritten rules between the A's and the Royals.

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Ben and Sam talk to Mark Armour and Dan Levitt, the authors of In Pursuit of Pennants, about whether good GMs have to break rules, how long competitive advantages last, and how good teams go bad.

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Ben and Sam talk to Matt Trueblood about the teams that have hurt or improved their odds the most, and the aspects of performance that are significant in small samples.

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Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout and answer listener emails about trading draft picks and divisions, saving failing franchises, limiting pitchers, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Jon Lester and then talk to the entire TINO (There Is No Offseason) podcast crew about their breakout-player beliefs.

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Ben and Sam banter about the weekend's best plays and Mike Trout's hidden hobby, then discuss the potential pickoff showdown between Jon Lester and Billy Hamilton.

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Ben and Sam talk about how we should talk about baseball's latest decline in scoring.

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Ben and Sam banter about time of game and Jon Lester, then discuss what to do with the first release of Statcast data.

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