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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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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 606: The Baseball-to-Cricket Conversion
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 605: Emails for the Asking
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 604: PECOTA's Surprising Pitcher Projections
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-26

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Pebble Hunting: What It Means To Have The Best Farm System In Baseball, Part Three
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Sam Miller

01-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 603: Dirk Hayhurst on Pace and the Batter-Pitcher Balance of Power
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-23

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Pebble Hunting: The Pitchers Who Changed PECOTA's Mind
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Sam Miller

01-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 602: These Emails Are Marked As Important
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 601: Why Washington Signed Scherzer
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-20

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Transaction Analysis: The Nationals Stare Into The Future
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Sam Miller and Mike Gianella

01-19

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Pebble Hunting: The Hitters Who Changed PECOTA's Mind
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Sam Miller

01-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 600: If You Love Your GM, Should You Set Him Free?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-16

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Pebble Hunting: The Gospel According to Baseball
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Sam Miller

01-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 599: Timeless Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 598: The A's, Rebuilding, and Ben Zobrist
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 597: Why Aren't Winning Teams Spending?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 594: The Year's Last Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 593: Reimagining the Manager
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 592: Listener Emails (The Holiday Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 591: How Did Preller's Padres Pull it Off?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 590: How Much Should Minor Leaguers Make?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 588: The Emails That the Winter Meetings Didn't Want You to Hear
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 587: Valuing Draft Picks Inappropriately, the Marlins' Sincerity, and Boston's Low-Strike Strategy
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 586: The Winter Meetings Moves We Missed
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-12

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Transaction Analysis: Santana and Morales, One Year Later
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Sam Miller

12-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 585: The Winter Meetings So Far
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-10

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Transaction Analysis: What's Plan A?
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Sam Miller

12-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 584: Is Billy Beane Bad for Baseball?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 583: What the Braves, Red Sox, and Dodgers are Doing
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-05

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Transaction Analysis: Negotiating Nick Markakis' Defense
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Sam Miller and Nick Shlain

12-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 582: Pablo Sandoval's Special Skill, Your Special Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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Transaction Analysis: The Predictable Nelson Cruz Signing, the Predictable Nelson Cruz
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Sam Miller

12-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 581: The Mysterious Josh Donaldson Deal
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 580: Don't Leave Home Without Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-25

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Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Do Whatever They Want
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Sam Miller and Ben Carsley

11-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 579: Chase Headley, Pablo Sandoval, and the Red Sox
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 578: The Free-Agent Contract Over/Under Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-21

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Pebble Hunting: Hank Aaron's Hypothetical Fortune
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Sam Miller

11-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 577: Backloaded Contracts and Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 576: Martin to Toronto and the Atlanta-St. Louis Swap
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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Transaction Analysis: Heyward Movement
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Sam Miller, Jeff Moore, Ben Carsley and Wilson Karaman

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 575: The Giancarlo Stanton Extension
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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Transaction Analysis: When $325 Million Is An Easy Decision
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Sam Miller

11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 574: The Cubs' Unparallelled Prospects
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-13

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BP Unfiltered: The First Thing I Will Look For When MVP Results Are Announced Today
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Sam Miller

11-13

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Baseball's Seven Wonders
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Sam Miller

11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 573: Free Agents, Front-Office Surveys, and Other Incisive Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-11

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BP Unfiltered: Grading the 'MLB Executive' Predictions, 2012 and 2013
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Sam Miller

11-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 572: How the World Series Odds Will Look Different on Opening Day
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 571: Thoughts on a Thin Free-Agent Market
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 570: The Offseason's First Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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Ben and Sam banter about contradictory rumors and the biggest moves made early at the Winter Meetings.

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December 10, 2014 12:50 am

Transaction Analysis: What's Plan A?

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Sam Miller

Oakland is tearing down a team that had the best run differential in baseball last year. Is this consistent with last summer's trades?

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Ben and Sam banter about rumors, David Robertson, and the Winter Meetings, then revisit the Josh Donaldson trade to decide whether Billy Beane is bad for baseball.

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Ben and Sam banter about rumors and Ryan Webb's wedding, then discuss the pre-Winter Meetings trajectories of the Braves, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

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December 5, 2014 12:26 am

Transaction Analysis: Negotiating Nick Markakis' Defense

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Sam Miller and Nick Shlain

Why would the Braves make such a big commitment to a player who total-value metrics say hasn't been any even average?

Reportedly signed RF-L Nick Markakis for four years and $45 million. [12/3]

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Ben and Sam talk to Robert Arthur about what makes Pablo Sandoval uniquely valuable, then answer emails about eating contracts, baseball abroad, and more.

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After a half-decade of DH woes, Seattle catches a player they've chased before.



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Ben and Sam discuss the surprising Josh Donaldson-Brett Lawrie deal between the A's and the Blue Jays.

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Ben and Sam end the holiday week with listener emails about Red Sox spending, the least similar teams, clubs doubling down on position players, and more.

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November 25, 2014 4:48 pm

Transaction Analysis: Red Sox Do Whatever They Want

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Sam Miller and Ben Carsley

The Red Sox break character to sign Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez to long deals. How to react?



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Ben and Sam talk about the curiously large gap between the rumored contract terms for Chase Headley and Pablo Sandoval, then discuss the reports about the Red Sox signing Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.

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Ben and Sam banter about Jose Molina, Pat Venditte, and non-revelatory rumors, then draft free agents whose contracts they expect to be above or below published estimates.

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