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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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06-26

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BP Unfiltered: How To Celebrate A Walkoff Strikeout
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06-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 912: Three Teams on the Buy-or-Sell Bubble
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 911: Good Knuckleballs, Bad Ballpark Deals
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-23

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BP Unfiltered: How to Read a Canadian Leaderboard
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Sam Miller

06-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 910: Mike Trout's Identical Twin
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 909: Vin Scully Meets Mount Rushmore
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 908: Remember the Rays?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 907: Root for the Home Team (To Lose By 5 or More Runs)
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 906: Beware the Diamondbacks' Bench
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-16

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Pebble Hunting: Change The Minimum-Innings Threshold, Dangit
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Sam Miller

06-15

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BP Unfiltered: Clayton Kershaw Should Have, Like, Three Walks Allowed This Year
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Sam Miller

06-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 905: The Pitch-Clock Countdown Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 904: The Big Baseball Grab Bag
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 903: The Not-So-Surprising Standings
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-12

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Pebble Hunting: The State of the Closer
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Sam Miller

06-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 902: The Names to Know from Draft Day One
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 901: The Best Candidates for Weird Defense
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 900: The Salvy Won't Save You Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-07

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BP Unfiltered: You're the Ump!
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Sam Miller

06-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 899: The Padres' Points for Trying
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-07

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Pebble Hunting: Clayton Kershaw's 'Mistakes', Chapter Two
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Sam Miller

06-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 898: The Expendable Ex-Superstars Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 897: Mark Simon on Fun Facts and The Yankees Index
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 896: Beware of Wearables?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

06-01

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 895: The Chain Letters Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

05-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 894: Lasers in the Outfield
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

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

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

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Ben and Sam talk to ESPN investigative reporter T.J. Quinn about the string of suspensions in the ongoing battle between baseball and PEDs.

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Ben and Sam talk to FanGraphs writer August Fagerstrom about the mechanics and significance of Max Scherzer's 20-strikeout start.

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The answer might shock you! But probably won't.

"Hey Ben and Sam,

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Ben and Sam banter about Bartolo Colon's likeability, then answer listener emails about Colon, Randy Johnson, the Cubs, prescient managers and more.

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The ultimate unintended consequence of the ever-expanding bullpen.

In the sixth inning of a recent Cubs game, Addison Russell (a right-hander) singled off Gio Gonzalez (a left-hander) to bring the Cubs to within one run of the Nationals. Blake Treinen (a right-hander) relieved Gonzalez (the left-hander) to face Tim Federowicz (a right-hander), who was immediately replaced by Tommy La Stella (a left-hander), who walked to load the bases for Ryan Kalish (a left-hander), pinch-hitting for Clayton Richard (a pitcher), at which point Dusty Baker (a right-hander) walked to the mound (a no-hander) and signaled for Sammy Solis (a left-hander (who bats right)), which is when the ride stopped. Solis faced Kalish. It took some doing, but Baker finally got his platoon advantage.

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Ben and Sam banter about Stephen Strasburg's extension, then discuss whether the Angels should trade Mike Trout.

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Ben and Sam discuss Bartolo Colon's first career home run, the Cubs' continued success and willingness to walk Bryce Harper, and The Good Wife's series finale.

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Ben and Sam talk to Dodgers Baseball Operations Coordinator Emilee Fragapane and Senior R&D Analyst Megan Schroeder about their backgrounds and responsibilities and the gender imbalance in baseball operations departments.

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Ben and Sam talk to FiveThirtyEight author Rob Arthur about the Cubs' historically dominant start to the season.

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Ben and Sam banter about book events and answer listener emails about baseball's Leicester City, the batting order, Rich Hill, Manny Machado and more.

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Ben and Sam banter about their book release, Dylan Bundy, and juiced baseballs, then revisit the Pedro Martinez-Clayton Kershaw comparison.

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