Sam Miller is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has written for two Baseball Prospectus annuals and co-edited the 2014 and 2015 editions. He also co-hosts, with Ben Lindbergh, the Effectively Wild podcast, and is a contributor to ESPN the Magazine.
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0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 671: Avenging Umpires, Adjustable Innings, and Other Emails by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
6 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 670: Xander Bogaerts vs. Mookie Betts by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
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30 BP Unfiltered: Every Team's Emergency Catcher by Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 666: The Josh Hamilton Trade by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 665: The A-Rod Breakout Breakdown by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 The BP Wayback Machine: Retaliation, and Pitchers Hitting Pitchers by Sam Miller
12 Pebble Hunting: Scott Boras Has Baseball's Most Accurate Projection System by Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 664: The Brawling Royals and the Remarkable Mets by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 663: Your Mostly Excellent Emails by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 662: Michael Schur on Metacommentary 10 Years After Fire Joe Morgan's First Post by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 661: How Different is Baseball in 2015? by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
4 BP Unfiltered: To Answer Your Question About Performance After Intentional Walks by Sam Miller
7 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 660: The Weekend-Long A's-Royals Rumble by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 659: The Making of the Modern General Manager by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 658: Playoff Odds Changes and the Meaning in Small Samples by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 657: The Switching Cities, Dealing Draft Picks, and Trading Divisions Edition by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 656: How to Pick Breakout Players by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 655: Lester vs. Hamilton: The Pickoff Culmination by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 654: How to Talk About Offense in 2015 by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 653: The First Sign of Statcast by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
27 Pebble Hunting: Every Team Gets One Do-Over by Sam Miller
8 BP Unfiltered: Forever Young by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 652: Revenue, Run Differential, and Ways to Win Now by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 651: How Extensions Lost Their Intrigue by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
2 BP Unfiltered: A Story About Baseball and a Father and Son I've Never Met by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 650: Hamilton, Lester, and Preller's Latest Trade by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
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9 Pebble Hunting: Watching The Worst Game of 2014 by Sam Miller
2 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 648: The No-Tommy-John Draft by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
6 Every Team's Moneyball: Los Angeles Angels: Ask First, Pitch Later by Sam Miller
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 647: The Baseball Ethics Edition by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
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0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 646: 2015 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Dodgers by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
51 Pebble Hunting: The Case For Shaming the Cubs by Sam Miller
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1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 644: 2015 Season Preview Series: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
2 Every Team's Moneyball: Arizona Diamondbacks: Hidden Snakes by Sam Miller
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12 BP Unfiltered: Which Position Would Win A Tournament of Positions? by Sam Miller
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 641: 2015 Season Preview Series: Seattle Mariners by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
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1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 639: 2015 Season Preview Series: Tampa Bay Rays by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 638: 2015 Season Preview Series: San Francisco Giants by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
1 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 637: The Interviews, Ejections, and Injuries Edition by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller
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0 BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 636: 2015 Season Preview Series: Oakland Athletics by Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma
On the 10th anniversary of Fire Joe Morgan's first post, Ben and Sam talk to Michael Schur about FJM, sports-media sins in the age of Twitter and, oddly enough, The O.C.
Ben and Sam banter about batting around and Bryan Price's media meltdown, then check in on early-season statistical trends.
Barry Bonds, Bobby Bonilla, Mike Benjamin, and a handful of tables that connect them all and allow us to point and gloat at A.J. Pierzynski.
Ben and Sam banter about Alex Rodriguez and discuss the three-day dispute about unwritten rules between the A's and the Royals.
Ben and Sam talk to Mark Armour and Dan Levitt, the authors of In Pursuit of Pennants, about whether good GMs have to break rules, how long competitive advantages last, and how good teams go bad.
Ben and Sam talk to Matt Trueblood about the teams that have hurt or improved their odds the most, and the aspects of performance that are significant in small samples.
Ben and Sam banter about Mike Trout and answer listener emails about trading draft picks and divisions, saving failing franchises, limiting pitchers, and more.
Ben and Sam banter about Jon Lester and then talk to the entire TINO (There Is No Offseason) podcast crew about their breakout-player beliefs.
Ben and Sam banter about the weekend's best plays and Mike Trout's hidden hobby, then discuss the potential pickoff showdown between Jon Lester and Billy Hamilton.
Ben and Sam talk about how we should talk about baseball's latest decline in scoring.
Ben and Sam banter about time of game and Jon Lester, then discuss what to do with the first release of Statcast data.
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April 9, 2015 11:30 am
What if every team could undo one move? If baseball teams were different, how different would they be?
This is a long article to set up another article six months from now to try to answer the question of how often a pennant race turns on one move.