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Sam Miller

Sam Miller is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has written for two Baseball Prospectus annuals and co-edited the 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions. He also co-hosts, with Ben Lindbergh, the Effectively Wild podcast, and is the co-author of The Only Rule Is It Has To Work, about his experience running baseball operations for an independent minor-league team.

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12-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 1000: The Old and the New
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 999: The One Before 1000
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 998: The Podcast's (and Baseball's) Future
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-28

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Best of BP 2016: A Sense Of Where You Are
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Sam Miller

12-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 997: The Game Show Show
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-27

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Best of BP 2016: I Read the Entire Collective Bargaining Agreement and Here's What I Learned
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Sam Miller

12-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 996: The Second Draft of Things About Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 995: Manny Machado's Midriff
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 994: The 2017 Minor League Free Agent Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 993: A Few Favorite Stories from 2016
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 992: Baseball's Most Underpaid Players
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 991: In-Shoots, Out-Curves, and Drop Balls
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 990: Long Live Pitch
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 989: A Reading from the Bill James Bible
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 988: The Real Mike Trout
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 987: The Stove Was So Hot
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 986: The CBA Said What?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 985: Three Topics for Winter-Meetings Week
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 984: Advice for Teams With Too Much Money
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 983: The Non-Endless-Lockout Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 982: Scouting the Yankees and Signing the Cespedes
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 981: The New-GM Job Check
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 980: The Baseball-Book Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 979: Mike Trout and the Post-MVP Era
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 978: Broken Bones and Broken Records
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 977: Indy Outliers
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 975: And Here's the Pitch from Trout
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 974: Survey Says
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 973: The Potential Lasts of 2016
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 971: Drought Talk
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 970: Managers, Closers, and Copycats
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 969: The Literally Hot Hitter
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 968: So You Suffered a Playoff Loss
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 967: The Miraculous Mr. Lester
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 966: Ask, and Ye Shall Receive
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 965: NLCS Update
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 964: The Return of the Cold Call
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 963: Bumgarner, Wild Cards, and Cooperstown
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 962: Buck, Britton, Bonds and Boredom
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 961: Multiple Mike Trout Drafts
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 960: Theo Sets a New High Score
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 959: Mike Trout's Highest Hurdle
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 958: Jose Fernandez and the Hall of Fame
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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The Best of Sam Miller
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Sam Miller

09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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Sam Miller

09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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Sam Miller

09-23

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Pebble Hunting: That's The Way I Like It And I'll Never Get Bored
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In Sam's last show as co-host, he and Ben talk to Astros pro scouting director Kevin Goldstein. Then, Ben talks to incoming co-host Jeff Sullivan before Jeff leaves on a fantastically timed vacation.

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In their penultimate show as co-hosts, Ben and Sam answer listener emails about baseball amnesia, iconic photos, Mike Trout hitting lefty, designing ballparks, and more before reminiscing about how they almost didn't do email episodes.

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Ben and Sam announce Sam's upcoming departure from the podcast and Effectively Wild's future at FanGraphs with Ben and Jeff Sullivan, and then discuss several big questions about baseball's next 50 years.

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A night with baseball's newest prospect.

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Ben and Sam discuss the seemingly aimless Oakland Athletics and bring on two unwitting contestants (Eric Roseberry and Steve Givarz) to play the first Effectively Wild game show, "Name that Oakland A's Position Player."

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Finding the soul of the modern game in legalese.

With the year winding to a close, Baseball Prospectus is revisiting some of our favorite articles of the year. This was originally published on February 12, 2016.

It’s easy to underestimate how important baseball’s collective bargaining agreement is. I know how easy, because I’ve been doing it for years without even trying. The CBA has been mostly defined in my mind as “not a strike, yay.”

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Ben, Sam, Grant Brisbee, and Jeff Sullivan produce a sequel to Episode 500 by drafting 12 more things about baseball.

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Ben and Sam banter about Ivan Nova, early Hall of Fame voting, and a potential fat player, then answer listener emails about Mark Melancon and strikeouts, splitting the Rookie of the Year award, a renegade league, two-way players, CBA loopholes, changing the schedule, and the best possible highlights.

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For the fourth consecutive year, Ben and Sam draft the 20 minor league free agents they hope will earn the most major league playing time next season.

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Ben and Sam banter about good deeds by two podcast listeners, then discuss several topics inspired by a selection of baseball writers' self-selected favorite stories from 2016, including pitcher abuse, fans running on the field, and the home run spike.

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Ben and Sam talk to The Ringer's Michael Baumann about his ranking of the 25 most underpaid players and how front-office salaries limit diversity.

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Ben and Sam banter about Josh Harrison and old-timey pitch names, then answer listener emails about sabermetrics and fandom, baseball and birthdates, players' phone numbers, managing bullpens, and more.

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