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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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05-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 893: Hello, Julio Urias
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 892: Carson Cistulli on Ranking Baseball's Broadcasts
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 891: The Support Saberseminar Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 890: Ichiro, Kershaw, and Rich Hill's Contract Comparables
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 889: Three Aces in Distress
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 888: Meet the Minor Leagues' Latest Recruit
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 887: Sabermetrics Meets the Mexican League
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 886: Take My Pujols, Please
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 885: How We'd Question the Commissioner (Off the Record)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 884: The Rangers-Blue Jays Brawl Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-16

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Pebble Hunting: The 14 Heroes Of Sunday's Odor/Bautista Brawl
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Sam Miller

05-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 883: T.J. Quinn Explains the Latest PED Problems
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 882: Scherzer's Dominance, Described and Dissected
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-11

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BP Unfiltered: How Many Runs Could the Cubs Spot Their Opponents?
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Sam Miller

05-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 881: The Big Unit's Perplexing Punctuation
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-11

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Pebble Hunting: The Disappearing Footnote
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Sam Miller

05-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 880: Extending Strasburg and Trading Trout
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 879: Bartolo, Bryce, and Goodbye Good Wife
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 878: Gender Imbalance in Baseball Operations
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 877: The Cubs' Crazy-Ridiculous Start
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 876: The Thanks for Buying Our Book Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 875: The Pedro-Kershaw Peak Comparison
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-03

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Pebble Hunting: Clayton Kershaw's 28 'Mistakes' Last Month
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Sam Miller

05-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 874: The One-Month Winter-Move Mulligans
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 873: The Braves Are the Best (at Bilking Taxpayers)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-28

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BP Unfiltered: My Predicted Standings
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Sam Miller

04-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 872: The April Prospect Primer
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 871: The Braves Are Bad Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 870: Reevaluating the Astros
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 869: Buckle Up, Replay is the Law
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 868: Jake Arrieta is Reaganing
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-22

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Pebble Hunting: Which Bunts Are Missing?
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Sam Miller

04-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 867: Embracing the Harper-Trout Temptation
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 866: Noah Syndergaard, Right Now
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 865: 2016 Trend Watch (Reliever Evolution Edition)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 864: A Too-Soon Search for 2016 Trends
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-15

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BP Unfiltered: Our Generation’s Hall of Famers, Ranked By Subjective Trade Valuation of Mid-Career Baseball Cards In A Semi-Premium Early-1990s Set
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Sam Miller

04-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 863: The 0-9-Off: A Battle for Baseball's Most Soul-Crushing Start
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-15

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Pebble Hunting: So I Guess This Is Vince Velasquez Now
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Sam Miller

04-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 862: Jeff Sullivan on This Season's Noteworthy Novelties
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 861: Murder, Remorse, and Major League Games
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 860: Week One in Baseball Confirmation Bias
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-12

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Pebble Hunting: How You Tried To Beat PECOTA
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Sam Miller

04-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 859: Ross Stripling and Trevor Story
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 858: John Thorn on the New Details About Baseball's Origin Story
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 857: Joe Sheehan on the Scourge of Big Bullpens
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 856: The Biggest Baseball-Watchers Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 855: Jeff Passan on Righting the Elbow and Writing The Arm
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 854: The Opening Day Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

04-01

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BP Daily Podcast: One Post, 30 Team Preview Podcasts
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller, George Bissell and Jeffrey Paternostro

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Ben and Sam talk to Bloomberg's Kate Smith about how the Braves have talked taxpayers and local councils into funding ballparks at every level of their organization.

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Take it to the bank, assuming your bank isn't underwater due to rising ocean levels.

The main takeaway from this is probably that there are going to be some amazing pennant races in our lifetimes, knock on wood. The other takeaway is that I must be an amazing prognosticator if I'm good enough to put these out now.

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Ben and Sam talk to BP Minor League Editor Craig Goldstein about recent prospect call-ups and prospect call-ups to come.

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Ben and Sam banter about the Braves and Rich Hill, then answer listener emails about fun-fact distortion, Adrian Beltre vs. Chipper Jones, assessing broadcaster quality, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Matt Albers, Mike Trout, and front-office hiring trends, then discuss whether the Astros have answered the doubts about their rebuild.

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Ben and Sam banter about a behind-the-scenes Barry Bonds story, then talk to legal consultant Jason Wojciechowski about why it's both good and bad that replay review is like the law.

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Ben and Sam banter about this spring's Tommy John toll, tanking, Barry Bonds, closer erosion, and a replay wrinkle, then discuss the dominance of Cubs starter Jake Arrieta.

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A sketch of the missing bunts for us to put on our Missing Bunts fliers.

Here’s a very brief history of the sacrifice bunt: From around 1960 through around 1981, teams bunted around .45 times per game. There was such a powerful instinct guiding managers to this number that even the introduction of the DH didn’t budge it. In 1982, sacrifices dropped under .4/game for the first time, but hung in around .38 or so until the end of the century. Since then, bunts have been steadily dropping, at the rate of just under one-hundredth of a bunt per game per year. Put another way, a decline of around 3 percent per game per year. Last year, there were .25 bunts per game.

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Ben and Sam reopen the great debate about who's better, Bryce Harper or Mike Trout.

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Ben and Sam banter about Noah Syndergaard, then answer listener emails about 1-2-3 innings, what David Ortiz could do to replicate Kobe, conservative replay reviewing, and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about Walt Weiss and Nolan Arenado, then continue their discussion of potential 2016 trends with multiple investigations into pitcher usage.

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Ben and Sam banter about Rich Hill, Jon Lester, and the no-longer-winless Braves and Twins, then discuss some possibly premature evidence that the game has changed since last season.

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