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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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09-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 954: Two Inside Looks at Minor League Life
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 950: The Triple-A Chemistry Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 949: 2016's Contract Turnarounds
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 948: Is Smart Baseball Boring?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 947: Cy Young or Bust
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 946: Which WAR(P) is Just?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 944: How Many Barry Bondses?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 943: Debating the Diamondbacks and Dylan Bundy
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 942: Should Baseball Teams Buy Insurance?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 941: Pitcher Value and the Zach Britton Debate
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 940: Live at Saber Seminar!
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 939: Death to Dumb Stadium Deals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 938: Emails, Mejia, and Math
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 934: A Few Points of Trade-Deadline Discussion
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 933: Your Most Elite Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 924: Abducting the All-Stars
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 923: The Jerry Dipoto Report Card
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 922: What's a Wild Card Worth?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 921: Bow Before Shohei Otani
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 911: Good Knuckleballs, Bad Ballpark Deals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 910: Mike Trout's Identical Twin
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 909: Vin Scully Meets Mount Rushmore
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 908: Remember the Rays?
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Ben and Sam banter about Clayton Kershaw and clarify five-man infields, then discuss who would be on a baseball Mount Rushmore and dig through Sports Illustrated's archives to pinpoint what makes Vin Scully so great.

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Ben and Sam banter about Santos Saldivar and discuss Tim Lincecum's comeback, two player demotions, and the decline of the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Ben and Sam talk to Warren Friss, the founder of GameHedge, a new ticket vendor that promises to issue 50 percent refunds when the home team loses by five or more runs.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Diamondbacks' bench (literally), Johnny Cueto's varied deliveries, Zack Cozart's incredible power, the demise of David Wright, Ichiro and Rose, and Kershaw's unjust walks.

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Ben and Sam banter about Dodgers injuries, home run derbies, and the new TV show Braindead, and answer listener emails about intimidation tactics, scouting trade targets, baseball's best commercial breaks, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about a wide range of topics, including Ray Searage and the struggling Pirates pitching staff; the pitcher home run derby; rehabilitating Ben Cherington; the amazing Matt Shoemaker; Clayton Kershaw; crowd chants, and a bad fun fact.

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Ben and Sam do an all-banter episode about the standings through the first 40 percent of the season, Yordano Ventura's suspension, and the unchanging closer role.

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Ben and Sam talk to Baseball Prospectus draft expert Christopher Crawford about what went down on day one of the amateur draft.

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Ben, Sam and FanGraphs writer August Fagerstrom banter about the allure of Kelly Johnson and the Indians' plan for winning without Michael Brantley, then talk about big league candidates for untried defensive alignments.

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Ben and Sam banter about the brawl between the Orioles and Royals, then answer listener emails about Clayton Kershaw, Jon Lester, beating the shift, and how bad they would be at calling balls and strikes.

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Ben and Sam banter about a Clayton Kershaw mystery and discuss where the depressing Padres should go from here.

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Ben and Sam reevaluate the Dodgers' mega-trade from 2012 and discuss how far Carl Crawford, James Shields, and Ryan Howard have fallen.

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