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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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12-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 987: The Stove Was So Hot
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12-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 986: The CBA Said What?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 985: Three Topics for Winter-Meetings Week
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 984: Advice for Teams With Too Much Money
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

12-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 983: The Non-Endless-Lockout Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 982: Scouting the Yankees and Signing the Cespedes
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 981: The New-GM Job Check
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11-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 980: The Baseball-Book Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 979: Mike Trout and the Post-MVP Era
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 978: Broken Bones and Broken Records
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11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 977: Indy Outliers
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11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 976: Which Way Will the World Series Odds Go?
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11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 975: And Here's the Pitch from Trout
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11-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 974: Survey Says
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 973: The Potential Lasts of 2016
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 972: The Cubs, Game Seven, and the World Series
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 971: Drought Talk
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 970: Managers, Closers, and Copycats
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 969: The Literally Hot Hitter
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 968: So You Suffered a Playoff Loss
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10-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 967: The Miraculous Mr. Lester
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 966: Ask, and Ye Shall Receive
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10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 965: NLCS Update
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10-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 964: The Return of the Cold Call
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10-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 963: Bumgarner, Wild Cards, and Cooperstown
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10-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 962: Buck, Britton, Bonds and Boredom
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 961: Multiple Mike Trout Drafts
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 960: Theo Sets a New High Score
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 959: Mike Trout's Highest Hurdle
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 958: Jose Fernandez and the Hall of Fame
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

09-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 957: The Man Who Makes Pitch (Almost!) Perfect
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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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09-23

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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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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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09-22

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09-22

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09-22

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09-21

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09-21

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09-21

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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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09-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 954: Two Inside Looks at Minor League Life
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09-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 953: Banter Goeth Before a Mailbag
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09-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 952: Dave Roberts Did What?
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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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The results of our preseason experiment in expectations and perception.

Earlier this year, we released PECOTA projections for every major-league baseball player, and then I asked you to beat those projections. The instructions were simple: Find players you thought PECOTA was too optimistic on, and bet the under; find players you thought PECOTA was too pessimistic on, and bet the over. We called it a game and I promised to learn something from it. Here we are nearing the end of the season, so I’ll fulfill my obligation presently.

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September 22, 2016 6:00 am

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As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on May 16, 2016.

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September 22, 2016 6:00 am

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Exactly what the headline says.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on December 24, 2013.

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September 22, 2016 6:00 am

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How Mark Reynolds fooled us all.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on January 18, 2013.

Mark Reynolds, the stories said, was born to play baseball. He could hit 40-plus home runs in a season, or he could steal 20-plus bags in a season, or he could even do both simultaneously. He was a Big Bat who could help almost any fan’s team.

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September 21, 2016 6:00 am

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What's the maximum attention span of a baseball fan?

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on July 15, 2013.

I feel like we've been dancing around this for a while. The Tweeters at AT&T Park. The probably dead A's fan. All of these people. It's pretty clear that loads of people attend baseball games but nobody actually watches baseball games.

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September 21, 2016 6:00 am

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Finding the soul of the modern game in legalese.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on February 12, 2016.

It’s easy to underestimate how important baseball’s collective bargaining agreement is. I know how easy, because I’ve been doing it for years without even trying. The CBA has been mostly defined in my mind as “not a strike, yay.”

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September 21, 2016 6:00 am

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Brian Wilson signs to be the Dodgers' second-best reliever.

With our dear Editor-in-Chief leaving Baseball Prospectus for his next chapter, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite chapters of his career here. There's an incredible number of timeless Sam Miller articles to choose from, but we whittled it down enough to not break the internet. This article originally ran on December 6, 2013.

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Ben and Sam banter about Padres GM A.J. Preller's suspension, then discuss whether each of 2016's non-playoff teams should consider its season a success or a failure.

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Ben and Sam talk to former Sonoma Stompers pitchers Santos Saldivar and Dylan Stoops about their progress as players, meager earnings, and clubhouse experiences during their rookie seasons in affiliated ball with the Brewers and Padres, respectively.

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Ben and Sam banter about Shohei Otani and answer listener emails about Rich Hill, tanking in the season's last series, interleague play, Jose Bautista's ballpark ownage, and more.

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Ben, Sam, and Los Angeles Times Dodgers beat writer Andy McCullough discuss Dave Roberts' decision to remove Rich Hill after seven perfect innings on Saturday.

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Ben, Sam, and Sonoma Stompers GM Theo Fightmaster answer listener emails about the Stompers' past two seasons and Ben/Sam's book, The Only Rule Is It Has to Work.

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