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11-27

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BP Announcements: Baseball Prospectus Night at Miller Park - May 9, 2015
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Joe Hamrahi

11-26

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 580: Don't Leave Home Without Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 579: Chase Headley, Pablo Sandoval, and the Red Sox
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-24

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 34: Of Course You Would Love Ferrets
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

11-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 578: The Free-Agent Contract Over/Under Draft
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-19

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BP Unfiltered: Kansas City Royals Need Systems Architect/Developer
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Baseball Prospectus

11-19

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 577: Backloaded Contracts and Listener Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 576: Martin to Toronto and the Atlanta-St. Louis Swap
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 575: The Giancarlo Stanton Extension
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 574: The Cubs' Unparallelled Prospects
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-13

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BP Unfiltered: The First Thing I Will Look For When MVP Results Are Announced Today
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Sam Miller

11-12

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 573: Free Agents, Front-Office Surveys, and Other Incisive Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-11

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BP Unfiltered: Grading the 'MLB Executive' Predictions, 2012 and 2013
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Sam Miller

11-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 572: How the World Series Odds Will Look Different on Opening Day
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-08

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 33: I Spit Fire
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

11-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 571: Thoughts on a Thin Free-Agent Market
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-05

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 570: The Offseason's First Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

11-03

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 569: The Yankees and Free Agency
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-31

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 568: Postseason Lessons and Legacies
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-30

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 567: Game 7, from Start to Finish
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-29

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BP Unfiltered: The Reason Bumgarner Should Start (Even Though He Won't)
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Sam Miller

10-29

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BP Unfiltered: Why NOT to Start Madison Bumgarner
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Russell A. Carleton

10-29

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 566: Game 6 Analysis and Game 7 Game Plans
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-28

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 35: We Were Into It
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

10-28

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 565: Joe Maddon Moves On
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-27

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 564: The Weekend in World Series
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-24

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 563: October Off-Day Emails
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 562: How Kansas City Evened the Series
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-22

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BP Unfiltered: There Will Be A Game Two
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Russell A. Carleton

10-22

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 561: What the Royals Look Like When They're Losing
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-21

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 560: Grant Brisbee Still Isn't Sick of the World Series
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-20

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 559: Andy McCullough is Too Busy To Bask
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-18

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TINO (There Is No Offseason): Ep. 32: Preserving Your Dignity
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Ben Carsley, Bret Sayre, Craig Goldstein and Mauricio Rubio

10-17

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 558: Mike Matheny Ruins a Perfectly Good Podcast
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 16
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Craig Goldstein

10-16

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BP Unfiltered: If I Had $200 Million
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Russell A. Carleton

10-16

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 557: Ned Yost's Mid-October Evolution
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 556: Andrew Friedman Makes His Move, and the Royals Roll On
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-14

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 555: Doug Thorburn on Postseason Pitchers with Problems
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-13

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 554: Observations from Another Wild Weekend
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-10

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 10
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Craig Goldstein

10-10

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 553: Rob Neyer on Sabermetric Broadcasts and October Baseball
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-09

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 552: Your Playoff-Related Emails, Answered
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-09

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 9
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Craig Goldstein

10-08

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BP Unfiltered: The Cardinals' Flickering Magic Lantern
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Russell A. Carleton

10-08

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 8
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Craig Goldstein

10-08

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 551: Debating Postseason Unpredictability and Decisive Game Fours
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-07

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 550: An NLDS Progress Report
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-07

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BP Unfiltered: IBA Update: October 7
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Craig Goldstein

10-06

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Flags Fly Forever Podcast: Ep. 34 Therapuetic Fantasy Baseball
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Bret Sayre, Mike Gianella and Mauricio Rubio

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GMs, as we all know, are getting smarter. Are they?

Two years ago, Jerry Crasnick released his annual Polling of the Execs, in which a couple dozen GMs and GM-types ("general managers, assistant GMs, player personnel people and scouts") answered that ol' impossible request: Predict Baseball. It's one of my favorite columns of the offseason, giving us insight into the way that people on the inside think baseball works. I used the occasion to look back at those GM-types' success rate over the previous nine seasons, and found that they were hardly better than random chance at predicting whether a player would be good ("I saw (Kaz) Matsui four years ago, and I thought he was a better player than Ichiro,") or where a player was going to be signed or whether a player was going to be traded or to whom. Don't mistake that for lack of value; just acknowledge that what we're getting is a particular type of insight from these answers, if not necessary a particularly bankable forecast.

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Ben and Sam size up the pre-offseason 2015 World Series odds and speculate about how they might change before next season.

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There Is No Offseason is a podcast that focuses exclusively on dynasty and long-term keeper formats. We talk major leagues, minor leagues and we never miss an opportunity to take a jab at Craig.

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Ben and Sam banter about Fat Kershaw and GMs without playing experience, then talk about free agents who aren't getting their due.

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Ben and Sam banter about Joe Maddon, Michael Cuddyer, and more, then answer offseason-related listener emails.

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Ben and Sam discuss the Yankees' free-agent spending plans and their impact on the market.

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Ben and Sam discuss World Series hangovers and the Danny Duffy deception, then talk about what they learned from the Royals and the Giants.

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Ben and Sam recap and respond to Game 7's twists and turns, from Guthrie to Bumgarner and Gordon.

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Cleaning up Baseball Prospectus, one Russell Carleton unfiltered post at a time.

We talk about pitching decisions in terms of leverage, but most of what we think of as modern pitcher usage—five-man rotations, seventh-inning guys, closers, LOOGYs—is born only secondarily of leverage. The real factor is attrition, and the acknowledgment that we can’t expect the team’s best pitcher to throw every inning of every game without breaking down or getting much, much, much worse from overuse. Say we know that Craig Kimbrel is less likely than any Braves pitcher to allow a run in any situation, but he can only do it 75 times all year; the goal is to avoid wasting a single one of those 75 on a low-leverage situation, thus dooming some other high-leverage situation to an inferior pitcher. Without the attrition—if Kimbrel could pitch all day every day—there would be no decision. Kimbrel’s manager would look very smart.

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Cleaning up the internet, one dumb tweet at a time.

Some guy who clearly has no idea what he's talking about wrote this on Twitter

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Ben and Sam discuss the breaks that went the Royals' way in Game 6, then preview the final game of the 2014 season.

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Bret and Mike take a deep dive into current fantasy baseball topics.

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