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Sam Miller 

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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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

08-16

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BP Unfiltered: Meet the Guy Who Struck Out 25 in Nine Innings, Sort Of
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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

08-11

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Pebble Hunting: The Saddest Age-27 Seasons of 2016
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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

08-10

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Pebble Hunting: Somebody Is About To Strike Out 25 Batters In Nine Innings
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Sam Miller

08-09

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Pebble Hunting: We're Boring About Ace Relief Performances
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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 Unfiltered: Let's Always Know The Longest Baseball Play [Updated!]
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Sam Miller

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

08-02

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Transaction Analysis: Richer Get Rich
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Sam Miller, Christopher Crawford, Patrick Dubuque, Craig Goldstein and Wilson Karaman

08-01

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Pebble Hunting: A Prayer For Daniel Hudson
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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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 931: Cubs Add Aroldis, Chris Sale Slices Laundry
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 930: Dave Cameron's Semi-Responsible Trade Speculation
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-22

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The GM Trade Game!
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Sam Miller and BP Staff

07-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 929: You Want it This Way
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 928: The Evolution of Umpire-Manager Arguments
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 927: The Twins Without Terry Ryan
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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

07-08

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Pebble Hunting: Kershaw vs. Harper: The Mistakes
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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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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

07-06

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Pebble Hunting: The Baseball In Steamy Novels
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Sam Miller

07-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 918: One Word: Plastics
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Craig Goldstein and Sam Miller

07-03

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Prospectus Feature: But What If It Did Count?
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Sam Miller, Rian Watt and Meg Rowley

06-26

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BP Unfiltered: How To Celebrate A Walkoff Strikeout
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Sam Miller

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

06-23

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BP Unfiltered: How to Read a Canadian Leaderboard
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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 Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 906: Beware the Diamondbacks' Bench
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-16

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Pebble Hunting: Change The Minimum-Innings Threshold, Dangit
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Sam Miller

06-15

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BP Unfiltered: Clayton Kershaw Should Have, Like, Three Walks Allowed This Year
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Sam Miller

06-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 905: The Pitch-Clock Countdown Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 904: The Big Baseball Grab Bag
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill and Dylan Stoops, then answer listener emails about Collin McHugh, stacking rosters with clones of Barry Bonds, diving into first base, Dylan Bundy and Ervin Santana, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout's draft-round dominance, then discuss whether the Diamondbacks need a regime change and whether the Orioles are making the right decisions about Dylan Bundy.

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Ben and Sam talk to author, associate professor, and FanGraphs writer Nathaniel Grow about the financial ramifications of Prince Fielder's retirement and how contract insurance works in baseball.

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Ben and Sam discuss their definitions of "value" and whether they think Orioles closer Zach Britton will be a deserving candidate for end-of-season awards.

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Jacob Webb is a minor-league reliever on an insane run, which might get insanier still.

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In their first live episode of Effectively Wild, recorded on Saturday at Saber Seminar, Ben and Sam answer listener emails with help from two players, John Baker and David Aardsma.

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Ben and Sam talk to Georgia State University Assistant Professor Tim Kellison about his initiative to combat misinformation about public stadium funding for sports teams.

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Cutting the cord on favorite ex-prospects.

Right now, Deolis Guerra is a major-league pitcher in a huge market having a fine season. He’s a serviceable reliever, which makes him probably the best reliever left on the Angels’ active roster, with the sort of overall pitching stats that made Edward Mujica briefly a closer and earned Edward Mujica briefly $5 million per year:

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Ben and Sam banter about the longest-lasting plays in baseball, then answer listener emails about the Braves with a man advantage, Francisco Mejia's hitting streak, dealing with Fenway Park poles, new unwritten rules, and more.

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The progression of the hidden-21K-game record.

“To the extent reliever performances get unequivocally awesome, it occurs only over time; but, excepting full-season or full-career stat lines, we don’t really have the infrastructure to easily put performances like Giles’ in context. … I don’t know how rare 23 Ks over nine innings is. If I had to guess, I’d say… it’s a record? If it is, it’s such a buried record that nobody has bothered to ask him about it.” Me

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The world stops and stares when a starter goes seven perfect innings, but largely yawns at the most dominant performances in the modern game.

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Ben and Sam banter about an odd ad, a Terry Collins quote, Andrew Miller, and more, then discuss the lessons we can learn from the legacy and career of Alex Rodriguez.

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