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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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07-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 702: The Significance of Scioscia Deposing Dipoto
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07-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 701: The All-Banter Backlog Show
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06-29

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

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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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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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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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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04-23

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

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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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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04-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 653: The First Sign of Statcast
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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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Ben and Sam banter about Doug Melvin's extension talks and then answer listener emails about run differential, the players' portion of revenue, Kris Bryant, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about pace and time of game and then discuss why the structures of player extensions haven't evolved.

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Ben and Sam have an all-banter episode for Opening Day, discussing Jon Lester's lack of pickoff attempts, the Angels' statements about Josh Hamilton, and the Padres-Braves Craig Kimbrel trade.

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Ben and Sam update the results of their ongoing contests, bemoan the predictions process, and discuss the storylines they're looking forward to this season.

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Ben, Sam, and guests Doug Thorburn and Jeff Zimmerman draft the pitchers they think will make the most starts and avoid Tommy John surgery in the next calendar year.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether we should talk about teams' use of stats, whether injury research should be shared, how to break up with a team, and more.

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All 30 Effectively Wild team-preview podcasts in one place.

The third annual Effectively Wild team preview podcast seriesa 30-team odyssey from worst to best PECOTA-projected record, hosted by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, and Sahadev Sharma and featuring 60 guest bloggers, beat writers, and broadcastersis complete. As we've done twice before, we've collected links, runtimes, and guest lists for every preview in one post to make it easier for you to binge before Opening Day. Whether you're interested in a particular episode or you're in need of background noise for the next 26 hours, 17 minutes, and 12 seconds, you can find what you want below.

AL East

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Ben and Sam preview the Dodgers' season with Molly Knight, and Sahadev talks to True Blue LA's Eric Stephen (at 32:54).

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Ben and Sam preview the Nationals' season with Chris Cwik, and Sahadev talks to Washington Post Nationals beat writer James Wagner (at 26:56).

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Ben and Sam preview the Angels' season with Dan Volmar, and Sahadev talks to OC Register Angels beat writer Pedro Moura (at 20:16).

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