Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus Podcast
Effectively Wild Episode 590: How Much Should Minor...12/19/14
Ben and Sam talk to pitcher-turned-attorney Garrett Broshuis about his class-action lawsuit seeking higher wages for minor league players.
Effectively Wild Episode 589: How Super Mega Baseball Was Made
Ben talks to Scott Drader of Metalhead Software about the development of their successful new video game, Super Mega Baseball.
Effectively Wild Episode 588: The Emails That the Winter Meetings...
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about baseball aesthetics, baseball myths, and trades involving only big leaguers, then discuss the Dodgers' Brett Anderson signing.
Effectively Wild Episode 587: Valuing Draft Picks Inappropriately, the...
Ben and Sam banter about changes in World Series odds, then discuss how teams value draft picks inappropriately, whether the Marlins are sincere, and Boston's low-strike strategy.
Effectively Wild Episode 586: The Winter Meetings Moves We Missed
Ben and Sam discuss the deluge of signings and trades during the last two days of the Winter Meetings.
Effectively Wild Episode 585: The Winter Meetings So Far
Ben and Sam banter about contradictory rumors and the biggest moves made early at the Winter Meetings.
Effectively Wild Episode 584: Is Billy Beane Bad for Baseball?
Ben and Sam banter about rumors, David Robertson, and the Winter Meetings, then revisit the Josh Donaldson trade to decide whether Billy Beane is bad for baseball.
Effectively Wild Episode 583: What the Braves, Red Sox, and Dodgers are...
Ben and Sam banter about rumors and Ryan Webb's wedding, then discuss the pre-Winter Meetings trajectories of the Braves, Red Sox, and Dodgers.
Effectively Wild Episode 582: Pablo Sandoval's Special Skill, Your...
Ben and Sam talk to Robert Arthur about what makes Pablo Sandoval uniquely valuable, then answer emails about eating contracts, baseball abroad, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 581: The Mysterious Josh Donaldson Deal
Ben and Sam discuss the surprising Josh Donaldson-Brett Lawrie deal between the A's and the Blue Jays.
Effectively Wild Episode 580: Don't Leave Home Without Listener Emails
Ben and Sam end the holiday week with listener emails about Red Sox spending, the least similar teams, clubs doubling down on position players, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 579: Chase Headley, Pablo Sandoval, and the...
Ben and Sam talk about the curiously large gap between the rumored contract terms for Chase Headley and Pablo Sandoval, then discuss the reports about the Red Sox signing Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.
Effectively Wild Episode 578: The Free-Agent Contract Over/Under Draft
Ben and Sam banter about Jose Molina, Pat Venditte, and non-revelatory rumors, then draft free agents whose contracts they expect to be above or below published estimates.
Effectively Wild Episode 577: Backloaded Contracts and Listener Emails
Ben and Sam banter about non-revelatory rumors and new details about the Giancarlo Stanton deal, then answer listener emails about front-office roles, offensive eras, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 576: Martin to Toronto and the Atlanta-St....
Ben and Sam banter about being blindsided by trades, then discuss Toronto's Russell Martin signing and the Jason Heyward-Shelby Miller deal.
Effectively Wild Episode 575: The Giancarlo Stanton Extension
Ben and Sam banter about non-revelatory rumors, replay-review revisions, and Barry Zito, then discuss the reported terms of the Marlins' historic Giancarlo Stanton extension.
Effectively Wild Episode 574: The Cubs' Unparallelled Prospects
Ben and Sam talk to BP prospect staffers Nick J. Faleris and Chris Mellen about the Cubs' top-ranked farm system.
Effectively Wild Episode 573: Free Agents, Front-Office Surveys, and...
Ben and Sam discuss Jerry Crasnick's executive survey, then answer listener emails about Max Scherzer, international spending, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 572: How the World Series Odds Will Look...
Ben and Sam size up the pre-offseason 2015 World Series odds and speculate about how they might change before next season.
Effectively Wild Episode 571: Thoughts on a Thin Free-Agent Market
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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