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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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12-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 986: The CBA Said What?
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12-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 985: Three Topics for Winter-Meetings Week
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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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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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Ben, Sam, and Sonoma Stompers GM Theo Fightmaster answer listener emails about the Stompers' past two seasons and Ben/Sam's book, The Only Rule Is It Has to Work.

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Ben and Sam banter about Yasiel Puig's clubhouse qualities, Giancarlo Stanton's comeback, and Anthony Rizzo vs. Wily Peralta, then answer listener emails about Kershaw and Trout, the Hall of Fame, roster sizes, young cores and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about MLB's copycat comedians, then discuss players whose big contracts seem much more movable (or unmovable) after perception-altering 2016 seasons.

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Ben and Sam talk to BP's Rob Mains about what Billy Hamilton's career might have looked like in an earlier era, and whether baseball teams' increasing efficiency has made the sport better or worse as a spectator experience.

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Ben and Sam banter about Shohei Otani, then answer listener emails about running the Rockies (with a twist), a Kershaw dilemma, a time-traveling Ubaldo Jimenez, umpire park effects, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about an In-N-Out Burger baseball promotion gone wrong and the MLB.TV Game Changer, then decide which win-value stat they side with when the available options don't tell the same stories about certain stars.

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Ben, Sam, and BP's Jonathan Judge discuss the Dodgers' puzzling decision to trade A.J. Ellis for Carlos Ruiz, breaking down the beloved backstops' hard-to-see skills and then considering the clubhouse implications.

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill and Dylan Stoops, then answer listener emails about Collin McHugh, stacking rosters with clones of Barry Bonds, diving into first base, Dylan Bundy and Ervin Santana, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout's draft-round dominance, then discuss whether the Diamondbacks need a regime change and whether the Orioles are making the right decisions about Dylan Bundy.

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Ben and Sam talk to author, associate professor, and FanGraphs writer Nathaniel Grow about the financial ramifications of Prince Fielder's retirement and how contract insurance works in baseball.

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Ben and Sam discuss their definitions of "value" and whether they think Orioles closer Zach Britton will be a deserving candidate for end-of-season awards.

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In their first live episode of Effectively Wild, recorded on Saturday at Saber Seminar, Ben and Sam answer listener emails with help from two players, John Baker and David Aardsma.

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