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Sam Miller 

Sam Miller

Sam Miller is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has written for three Baseball Prospectus annuals and co-edited the 2014 edition. He also co-hosts, with Ben Lindbergh, the Effectively Wild podcast, and is a contributor to ESPN the Magazine.

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07-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 503: Listener Emails of Future Past
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-29

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Transaction Analysis: The Migration of the Backups
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Sam Miller

07-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 502: Andrelton, Astros, and Independent Leagues
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 501: News from the Hall of Fame Front
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-25

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BP Unfiltered: Every Yu/You Headline On MLB.com Game Stories
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Sam Miller

07-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 500: The Somewhat Special 500th Episode
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-25

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BP Unfiltered: The Battered Bastards of Baseball is Not Good
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Sam Miller

07-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 499: Yesterday, All Your Emails Were So Far Away
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-23

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BP Unfiltered: The Baseball Fan's Guide to the Summer of New Yorker
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Sam Miller

07-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 498: The Astros' Draft Postmortem
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-23

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Transaction Analysis: Headley Chased
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Sam Miller, Mike Gianella and Jeff Moore

07-22

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BP Unfiltered: Your Team MVP Bingo Ballot
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Sam Miller

07-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 497: The Trade Deadline Desperation Index
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-21

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BP Unfiltered: Very Important Player We Missed: Odrisamer Despaigne
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Sam Miller

07-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 496: The Q&A Episode
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 495: What We Would Put in Our Player Manuals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-17

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BP Unfiltered: The Long-Forgotten Mets Way
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Sam Miller

07-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 493: Listener Emails for Your Off-Day
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-16

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Pebble Hunting: This Time, We Count
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Sam Miller

07-15

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The State of Prospectus
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Sam Miller

07-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 492: Revisiting April Aberrations
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 491: Improving All-Star Week
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-14

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Pebble Hunting: How to Gamble on the Home Run Derby
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Sam Miller

07-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 490: Announcements and Aces
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-11

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Pebble Hunting: The Best Defensive Game of June
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Sam Miller

07-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 489: Statcast's Impact on Player Evaluation
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 488: Only the Finest Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 487: Ballplayers Say the Darndest Things
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 486: Jason Parks on the Top 50 Prospects in Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-07

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Pebble Hunting: Why Do Teams Pitch to Trout?
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Sam Miller

07-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 483: Made Possible By Listeners Like You
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

07-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 482: The Astros' Leaked Trade Talks
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 481: The Next Unwritten Rules
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-30

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Pebble Hunting: Sean Doolittle Gets Scarier
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Sam Miller

06-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 480: The David Price Trading Game
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-26

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BP Unfiltered: On Seeing Two No-Hitters in Person in One Week
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Sam Miller

06-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 479: A Move Each Contender Should Make
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-26

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Pebble Hunting: The [Your Team Name Here] Way Power Rankings
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Sam Miller

06-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 478: All the Questions of a Thousand Dreams
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 477: When Does a GM Deserve to Be Fired?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 476: How Far Should MLB Go to Protect Players?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 475: What Baseball Could Borrow from Soccer's Structure
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-20

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Pebble Hunting: Clayton Kershaw and the Fan In Black
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Sam Miller

06-19

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BP Unfiltered: The Ballpark View of Kershaw's Final Out
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Sam Miller

06-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 474: The Rest-of-Season Projections Test
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 473: Never Stop Asking Questions
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 472: The Greatness of Gwynn
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 471: The All-MLB.TV Team
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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Pebble Hunting: The 16 Hottest Teams in Baseball
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Sam Miller

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 470: The Unprecedented Parity of 2014
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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Dissecting Josh Donaldson, and the Josh Donaldson story.

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Ben and and Sam discuss Billy Beane's Wall Street Journal op-ed and how Statcast will affect scouting and player evaluation.

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Ben and and Sam banter about records they'd like to see broken and answer listener emails about the Yankees' facial hair policy, trying not to hit homers, and more.

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Ben and and Sam banter about Bronson Arroyo and Sean Doolittle, then discuss comments by John Lackey and Jose Bautista.

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Ben and and Sam talk to Jason Parks about the BP Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects List.

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Is Mike Trout suffering from a lack of respect? Or is the batter behind him overrated?

Here’s a story about Mike Trout and intentional walks: During his junior year, in the state playoffs, the opposing Cherry Hill East manager got so spooked by Trout’s batting practice display that he intentionally walked him to lead off the game; then again in his second at-bat, with a runner on first; and once more in his third at-bat, with the bases loaded.

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Ben and Sam answer listener emails about meaningless splits, data leaks, exploiting unwritten rules, and more.

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Ben and Sam discuss the significance of the Astros' leaked internal trade notes.

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Ben and Sam talk about three things that could inspire new unwritten rules (as if there weren't enough unwritten rules already).

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June 30, 2014 6:00 am

Pebble Hunting: Sean Doolittle Gets Scarier

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Improved command has helped Oakland's closer put together an incredible run.

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Ben and Sam banter about the Astros, then discuss what a realistic return would be in a package for David Price.

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How rare is Anthony Rinaldi's experience, you figure?

One of our Effectively Wild listeners, Anthony Rinaldi, lives in Pennsylvania. He decided to go to California for the first time in his life, by himself, and while he was here he managed to stumble into both Clayton Kershaw’s no-hitter and Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter, 400 miles away from each other. Here are the pictures to prove it, y'all skeptics. Just to reiterate, Anthony writes,

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