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10-21

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Recap: Cardinals 9, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-18

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals
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Ben Carsley

10-18

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 310: ALCS Game 5/Leveraging Clayton Kershaw
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-17

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Recap: Dodgers 6, Cardinals 4
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Ben Lindbergh

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Four Recap: Cardinals 4, Dodgers 2
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Ben Lindbergh

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Three Recap: Dodgers 3, Cardinals 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-15

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 307: The NLCS Unpredictability Episode
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-13

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Two Recap: Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0
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Ben Lindbergh

10-12

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TINSTAAPP: TINSTAAPP Episode 16: Zack Greinke at Joe Kelly
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Paul Sporer and Doug Thorburn

10-12

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game One Recap: Cardinals 3, Dodgers 2
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Ben Lindbergh

10-23

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BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 67: Did Our Opinions of Players Change in the NLCS?
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Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

10-23

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Recap: Giants Win The Pennant
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Sam Miller

10-22

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 6 Recap: Giants 6, Cardinals 1
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Sam Miller

10-19

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Five Recap: Giants 5, Cardinals 0
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Sam Miller

10-19

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BP Announcements: NLCS Game Five Friday Roundtable HERE
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Ben Lindbergh

10-16

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game 2 Recap: Giants 7, Cardinals 1
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R.J. Anderson

10-15

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Playoff Prospectus: How the NLCS Squads Were Built
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R.J. Anderson

10-14

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Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Preview: Cardinals and Giants
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Sam Miller and R.J. Anderson

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Breaking down the Dodgers' darkest timeline.

To a certain extent, context determines how ugly a loss looks. Under normal circumstances, a 9-0 defeat can be classified as convincing. But after the first five games of a neck-and-neck NLCS in which no game has been decided by more than three runs—and in which the two teams have combined for nine runs only once—a 9-0 defeat feels like a lopsided, impossibly-out-of-reach embarrassment, especially considering that the losing team started the best pitcher in baseball.

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October 18, 2013 6:00 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Six Preview: Dodgers at Cardinals

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Ben Carsley

Can Los Angeles stay alive?

Dodgers (Clayton Kershaw) vs. Cardinals (Michael Wacha) – 8:30 PM EST

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Ben and Sam talk about ALCS Game 5, then discuss how the Dodgers could get the most NLCS value out of Clayton Kershaw.

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The Dodgers hit homers and take a step toward Game Seven.

“An element that was big in the first series against the Braves has finally returned here in the NLCS: the long ball,” Ernie Johnson said to Don Mattingly during the between-innings interview segment managers must love.

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How the Cardinals got within one win of the World Series.

Matt Holliday hit a long home run on Tuesday night. According to Home Run Tracker, it traveled 423 feet, which made it the fourth-longest homer hit since the postseason started.

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Momentum is only good as the next day's starting pitcher. Specifically, the worse one.

The Dodgers dropped back-to-back starts by Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw on September 7 and 8. The Cardinals squandered 11 regular-season starts by Adam Wainwright. So it’s not as if what we’ve seen over the first three games of this NLCS has been without precedent.

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Ben and Sam discuss the improbable outcomes of the first three games between the Cardinals and Dodgers.

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October 13, 2013 5:54 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Game Two Recap: Cardinals 1, Dodgers 0

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Ben Lindbergh

Wacha wins again.

It took the Tigers three hours and 56 minutes to win 1-0 in nine innings in the Saturday night game. Earlier in the day, St. Louis accomplished the same in two hours and 40 minutes.

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The guys try something new where they watch the game together, start to finish - all 13 innings!! - and record their thoughts. We're really interested in the feedback on the format. The next one we do - if we do one - will be live so you can listen to us in realtime.

The guys try something new where they watch the game together, start to finish - all 13 innings!! - and record their thoughts. We're really interested in the feedback on the format. The next one we do - if we do one - will be live so you can listen to us in realtime.

(The offer discussed in the podcast will be capped for the first 10 --- you have to listen to know what I'm talking about)

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October once again becomes the Beltran show, Greinke is great, and Mattingly makes mistakes.

Friday’s NLCS opener offered most of the qualities we want in a playoff game. An impressive pitching performance. Three big plays by a perennial postseason hero. A play at the plate to preserve a tie. Extra innings. A walk-off win. Ernie Johnson summed up Game One well when he called it “a top-step night,” even if it was more of a “lying in bed with my laptop” night where I was.

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Ben and Sam discuss whether the NLCS performances of several players affected how they think about them or changed the narratives that followed them into the series.

Ben and Sam discuss whether the NLCS performances of several players affected how they think about them or changed the narratives that followed them into the series.

Episode 67: "Did Our Opinions of Players Change in the NLCS?"

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October 23, 2012 1:41 am

Playoff Prospectus: NLCS Recap: Giants Win The Pennant

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Sam Miller

The Giants will play against the Tigers in the World Series.

Guess the MLB.com headline!

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