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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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09-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-23

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-23

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Pebble Hunting: That's The Way I Like It And I'll Never Get Bored
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Sam Miller

09-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 956: Gary and Gore
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-22

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Pebble Hunting: The Great Big 'Beat PECOTA' Wrap
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Sam Miller

09-22

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-22

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-22

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-21

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-21

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-21

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The Best of Sam Miller
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09-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 955: Pass/Fail Grades for Every Out-of-it Team
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 954: Two Inside Looks at Minor League Life
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 953: Banter Goeth Before a Mailbag
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 952: Dave Roberts Did What?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 951: THE ONLY RULE Book Club Companion Podcast
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 950: The Triple-A Chemistry Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 949: 2016's Contract Turnarounds
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 948: Is Smart Baseball Boring?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 947: Cy Young or Bust
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 946: Which WAR(P) is Just?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 945: Why Did the Dodgers Make Clayton Kershaw Cry?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

08-26

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Pebble Hunting: A Sense Of Where You Are
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Sam Miller

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

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A night with baseball's newest prospect.

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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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