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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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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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08-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 937: A Requiem for A-Rod
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 936: Make Bryce Harper Fun Again
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08-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 935: A Round Podcast with a Round Bat
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08-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 934: A Few Points of Trade-Deadline Discussion
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07-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 933: Your Most Elite Emails
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07-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 932: Fixing the Angels Without Trading Trout
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07-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 931: Cubs Add Aroldis, Chris Sale Slices Laundry
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07-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 930: Dave Cameron's Semi-Responsible Trade Speculation
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07-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 929: You Want it This Way
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07-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 928: The Evolution of Umpire-Manager Arguments
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07-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 927: The Twins Without Terry Ryan
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07-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 926: Dealin' Dombrowski and the State of the Red Sox
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07-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 925: Position Players the Projections Missed
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07-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 924: Abducting the All-Stars
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07-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 923: The Jerry Dipoto Report Card
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07-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 922: What's a Wild Card Worth?
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07-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 921: Bow Before Shohei Otani
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07-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 920: Home Runs Have More Than Bounced Back
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07-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 919: All-Star Emails
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07-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 917: State of the Standings: AL East
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06-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 916: State of the Standings: AL West
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06-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 915: State of the Standings: NL Central
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06-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 914: State of the Standings: NL East
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06-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 913: State of the Standings: NL West and AL Central
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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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Ben and Sam banter about old business, then answer listener emails about deceptive defenders, gold chains, nature vs. nurture, strikeout records and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about a play at the plate and a bad fun fact, then discuss the defensive-positioning differences between the Dodgers and Mets.

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Ben and Sam talk to Los Angeles Times Dodgers beat writer Andy McCullough about the arrival of Julio Urias, the struggles of Yasiel Puig, the excellence of Clayton Kershaw and, reluctantly...politics?

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Ben and Sam talk to FanGraphs writer Carson Cistulli about his recently completed television broadcast rankings for baseball's local markets.

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Ben, Sam, and listener Corey McMahon plug the Saberseminar, then answer listener emails about automated strike zones, Jackie Bradley, Mike Trout, Bill Wambsganss, Willians Astudillo and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Ichiro Suzuki's resurgence, Clayton Kershaw's continued dominance, and Rich Hill's free-agent outlook.

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Ben and Sam banter about burning clubhouse belongings and banning intentional balls, then discuss the shaky starts to the season by Matt Harvey, Sonny Gray, and Dallas Keuchel.

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Ben and Sam talk to former Sonoma Stomper (and The Only Rule Is It Has to Work character) Santos Saldivar, a pitcher they discovered on a spreadsheet last summer who was just signed by the Brewers. (No book spoilers.)

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Ben and Sam talk to Tadeo Varela, sabermetric analyst for the Toros de Tijuana of the Mexican League, about the team's pursuit of a statistical advantage.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about trading Mike Trout, David Ortiz's impending retirement, analyzing scouts, judging batted balls on TV, Clayton Kershaw and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Joey Votto, then discuss what they'd ask Rob Manfred if they knew he'd answer honestly.

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Ben and Sam banter about a bad fun fact, David Ortiz, and retirement tours, then draft noteworthy moments from Sunday's Rangers-Blue Jays brawl.

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