Effectively Wild: The Daily Baseball Prospectus Podcast
Effectively Wild Episode 500: The Somewhat Special 500th...07/25/14
Ben, Sam, Grant Brisbee, and Jeff Sullivan draft their favorite things about baseball.
Effectively Wild Episode 499: Yesterday, All Your Emails Were So Far...
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about front-loaded contracts, qualifying offers, scouting umpires, pitcher command, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 498: The Astros' Draft Postmortem
Ben and Sam banter about banning the shift, then discuss the way the Astros' draft deadline went down.
Effectively Wild Episode 497: The Trade Deadline Desperation Index
Ben and Sam banter about Andrelton Simmons' defense and stars playing through injuries, then assess how willing each contender should be to make a major move.
Effectively Wild Episode 496: The Q&A Episode
Ben and Sam banter about unwritten rules, then discuss the Angels-Padres trade, Oakland's ingeniousness, and a few other subjects.
Effectively Wild Episode 495: What We Would Put in Our Player Manuals
On the podcast's second anniversary, Ben and Sam banter about several subjects, then talk about what they would include in a team's instructional manual.
Effectively Wild Episode 494: Evan Drellich on the Astros' Aiken Pains
Ben and Zachary talk to Houston Chronicle Astros beat writer Evan Drellich about the Astros' contentious negotiations with no. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken.
Effectively Wild Episode 493: Listener Emails for Your Off-Day
Ben and Sam banter about the All-Star Game and answer listener emails about All-Stars vs. Snubs, overly long-term contracts, teaming up on Trout, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 492: Revisiting April Aberrations
Ben and Sam revisit their discussion of early-season statistics to see whether potential trends held up.
Effectively Wild Episode 491: Improving All-Star Week
Ben and Sam talk to Zachary Levine about ways that Major League Baseball could make All-Star week better.
Effectively Wild Episode 490: Announcements and Aces
Ben and Sam discuss their new jobs and the future of the podcast, then talk about how ace starters are defined.
Effectively Wild Episode 489: Statcast's Impact on Player Evaluation
Ben and and Sam discuss Billy Beane's Wall Street Journal op-ed and how Statcast will affect scouting and player evaluation.
Effectively Wild Episode 488: Only the Finest Listener Emails
Ben and and Sam banter about records they'd like to see broken and answer listener emails about the Yankees' facial hair policy, trying not to hit homers, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 487: Ballplayers Say the Darndest Things
Ben and and Sam banter about Bronson Arroyo and Sean Doolittle, then discuss comments by John Lackey and Jose Bautista.
Effectively Wild Episode 486: Jason Parks on the Top 50 Prospects in...
Ben and and Sam talk to Jason Parks about the BP Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects List.
Effectively Wild Episode 485: Trading Within the Division
Ben and Russell discuss whether trading David Price (or anyone else) to another team in the same division makes sense.
Effectively Wild Episode 484: Kiley McDaniel Explains the International...
Ben and Russell talk to Scout.com National Baseball Analyst Kiley McDaniel about the strategic approach to the international free agent market and why the Yankees are spending so much.
Effectively Wild Episode 483: Made Possible By Listeners Like You
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about meaningless splits, data leaks, exploiting unwritten rules, and more.
Effectively Wild Episode 482: The Astros' Leaked Trade Talks
Ben and Sam discuss the significance of the Astros' leaked internal trade notes.
Effectively Wild Episode 481: The Next Unwritten Rules
Ben and Sam talk about three things that could inspire new unwritten rules (as if there weren't enough unwritten rules already).
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