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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 banter about Rich Hill, Jon Lester, and the no-longer-winless Braves and Twins, then discuss some possibly premature evidence that the game has changed since last season.

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With help from Twins fan Aaron Gleeman and Braves fan Alex Remington, Ben and Sam attempt to determine which of MLB's two winless teams has had the more demoralizing start to the season.

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Ben, Sam, and FanGraphs writer Jeff Sullivan banter about ballplayer humor, then talk about players (including Garrett Richards, Starlin Castro, and Stephen Strasburg) who are doing something notably different so far this season.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about whether they would want to play in a major league game, un-fun facts, chyron decisions, GM hypotheticals, robot pitchers, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about the most popular picks in BP's "Beat PECOTA" game, then discuss Rich Hill, the Cubs' strong start, Ray Searage's promising pupils, and more.

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Ben and Sam discuss two surprise stars of week one, debuting Dodgers starter Ross Stripling and Rockies rookie slugger Trevor Story.

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Ben and Sam talk to MLB's Official Historian, John Thorn, about a trio of founding documents now up for auction that casts light on the truth behind baseball's long-disputed origin story.

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Ben and Sam banter about Kenta Maeda's debut, then talk to Sports Illustrated's Joe Sheehan about how pitcher-centric roster construction is making baseball more boring (and what might make it better).

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill, a controversial game-ending call, and bad baseball ads, then answer listener emails about unfun facts, Theo Epstein's future, and who's seen the most major league baseball.

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Ben and Sam talk to Yahoo! Sports columnist Jeff Passan about his new book, The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports.

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Ben and Sam banter about Opening Day games, the Astros' closer situation, Albert Pujols, and more, then discuss some of the BP staff's standout preseason predictions.

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

The fourth annual Effectively Wild team preview podcast series—a 30-team odyssey from worst to best PECOTA-projected record, hosted by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, Jeffrey Paternostro and George Bissell and featuring 61 guest bloggers, beat writers, and broadcasters—is complete. As we've done three times 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 22 hours, 38 minutes, you can find what you want below.

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