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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 and 2015 editions. He also co-hosts, with Ben Lindbergh, the Effectively Wild podcast, and is a contributor to ESPN the Magazine.

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03-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 643: 2015 Season Preview Series: St. Louis Cardinals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 642: The Gambling, Brackets, and Bonds Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-24

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BP Unfiltered: Which Position Would Win A Tournament of Positions?
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03-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 641: 2015 Season Preview Series: Seattle Mariners
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 640: 2015 Season Preview Series: Boston Red Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 639: 2015 Season Preview Series: Tampa Bay Rays
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 638: 2015 Season Preview Series: San Francisco Giants
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 637: The Interviews, Ejections, and Injuries Edition
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-18

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BP Unfiltered: More On This Week's Play Index
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Sam Miller

03-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 636: 2015 Season Preview Series: Oakland Athletics
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-17

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Pebble Hunting: Would Pedro Martinez Have Gone Undefeated?
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Sam Miller

03-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 635: 2015 Season Preview Series: Texas Rangers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 634: 2015 Season Preview Series: San Diego Padres
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-12

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BP Unfiltered: The Most Volatile Starting Rotations, the Least Volatile Starters
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Sam Miller

03-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 633: 2015 Season Preview Series: Detroit Tigers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 632: Super-Rotations Revisited, Perplexing Projections, and Other Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 631: 2015 Season Preview Series: Chicago Cubs
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-09

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BP Unfiltered: Probably My Favorite Clayton Kershaw Fun Fact
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Sam Miller

03-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 630: 2015 Team Preview Series: New York Mets
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 629: 2015 Season Preview Series: Toronto Blue Jays
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 628: 2015 Season Preview Series: Miami Marlins
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 627: Saving the Strike Zone, the NL Ascendant, and Other Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

03-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 626: 2015 Season Preview Series: Cleveland Indians
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

03-02

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 625: 2015 Season Preview Series: New York Yankees
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 624: 2015 Season Preview Series: Pittsburgh Pirates
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 623: 2015 Season Preview Series: Cincinnati Reds
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-25

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 622: 2015 Season Preview Series: Milwaukee Brewers
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-25

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Pebble Hunting: What the Heck, Tigers?
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Sam Miller

02-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 621: The Moncada Contract, Win Expectancy, and the High-Five Hypothetical
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-23

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BP Unfiltered: Does This Record Mean Anything?
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Sam Miller

02-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 620: 2015 Season Preview Series: Chicago White Sox
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 619: 2015 Season Preview Series: Baltimore Orioles (And an Announcement)
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-19

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BP Unfiltered: The Special Status of the Last Man on a Prospect List
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Sam Miller

02-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 618: 2015 Season Preview Series: Houston Astros
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-18

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BP Unfiltered: Everybody Played Shortstop
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Sam Miller

02-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 617: Dangerous Dodgers, Spray Hitters, and a World Without Moneyball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-17

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BP Unfiltered: How Many Teams Does It Take to Beat the Dodgers?
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Sam Miller

02-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 616: 2015 Season Preview Series: Arizona Diamondbacks
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 615: 2015 Season Preview Series: Atlanta Braves
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 614: 2015 Season Preview Series: Kansas City Royals
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-13

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Pebble Hunting: Testing PECOTA's Memory
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Sam Miller

02-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 613: 2015 Season Preview Series: Colorado Rockies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-11

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 612: What Life After Rules Changes Would Look Like
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 611: 2015 Season Preview Series: Minnesota Twins
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 610: 2015 Season Preview Series: Philadelphia Phillies
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Ben Lindbergh, Sam Miller and Sahadev Sharma

02-06

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 609: Kiley McDaniel on Yoan Moncada, Cuba, and Prospect Bias
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-04

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 608: Unsolved Mysteries of the Mailbag
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

02-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 607: The 2015 Minor League Free Agent Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

01-30

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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

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It's morphin' time.

The Dodgers are better than the Phillies in almost every way. PECOTA told me this, and I told PECOTA "everybody knows that," and suddenly PECOTA and I were in a Geico commercial. When we returned, I asked PECOTA something a bit less obvious: How many teams would need to combine to be better than the Dodgers?

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Ben and Sam preview the Diamondbacks' season with David Raposa, and Sahadev talks to AZCentral Sports Diamondbacks beat writer Nick Piecoro (at 23:26).

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Ben and Sam preview the Braves' season with Alex Remington, and Sahadev talks to MLB.com Braves beat writer Mark Bowman (at 32:00).

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Ben and Sam preview the Royals' season with Kansas City Star Royals beat writer Andy McCullough, and Sahadev talks to KC Star columnist Sam Mellinger (at 25:53).

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February 13, 2015 6:00 am

Pebble Hunting: Testing PECOTA's Memory

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Does PECOTA's long memory have a downside?

When I’m asked about a specific PECOTA projection that seems hard to swallow, or about the system in general, I usually point out that PECOTA has something awesome that many of us don’t: A long memory. It doesn’t overreact to the past week, or even the past two years. I do.

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Ben and Sam preview the Rockies' season with David Roth and Andrew Koo, and Sahadev talks to Denver Post Rockies beat writer Nick Groke (at 25:56).

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Ben and Sam talk to Russell Carleton about the possible fallout from rules changes intended to shorten games and increase offense, then Play Index replacement players and answer emails about breakouts and pitch clocks.

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Ben and Sam preview the Twins' season with Steve Neuman, and Sahadev talks to Pioneer Press Twins beat writer Mike Berardino (at 26:30).

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Ben and Sam preview the Phillies' season with Michael Baumann, and Sahadev talks to News Journal Phillies beat writer Meghan Montemurro (at 30:41).

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Ben and Sam talk to FanGraphs Lead Prospect Analyst Kiley McDaniel about Yoan Moncada, Cuban talent, and teams manipulating prospect rankings.

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Ben and Sam discuss why the league is looking less clutch and answer listener emails about time-released rumors, a cryptic comment by Buck Showalter, Rick Porcello's salary, and more.

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Ben and Sam draft 20 minor league free agents who might see major league playing time in 2015.

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