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March 13, 2013

BP Unfiltered

I worry what you just heard was give me a lot of Tim Wallachs. What I said was give me all the Tim Wallachs you have.

Give me all the Tim Wallachs you have.

When I was a kid I loved money, and one of my first money-making schemes was to corner a market. I had heard about those brothers who (disastrously) tried to corner the silver market in 1980 and thought it sounded like a great plan that had probably just been executed poorly, so I wanted to execute a similar plan better. What I intended to corner was Kevin Mitchell 1989 Topps cards, chosen because a) I liked Kevin Mitchell, b) he was a good enough player that the cards naturally had some value and c) it wasn't valuable enough to be prohibitively expensive for a 10-year-old boy to acquire. YET.

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March 12, 2013

BP Daily Podcast

Effectively Wild Episode 157: SABR Analytics Conference Recap

Ben and Sam discuss Ben's trip to Phoenix for the SABR Analytics Conference, covering the sabermetrics of marketing, clubhouse chemistry, knuckleballers, bullpen usage, the WBC, Kyle Lohse, and other topics along the way.



Ben and Sam discuss Ben's trip to Phoenix for the SABR Analytics Conference, covering the sabermetrics of marketing, clubhouse chemistry, knuckleballers, bullpen usage, the WBC, Kyle Lohse, and other topics along the way.

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BP Daily Podcast

Every 2013 Team Preview Podcast in One Place

A listing of all our 2013 podcast team previews.

The Effectively Wild 2013 podcast team preview series is complete. We enjoyed putting the podcasts together; more of you are listening now than were when we started, so we'll assume the series was a success. We've already moved on to new topics, but we wanted to put all the previews in one place so you could access them more easily if you haven't listened yet, or find them again in the future when you feel like reliving our least accurate predictions. All of the episodes, guests, and running times are listed below.

AL East
New York Yankees [Link] (31:59; With Wallace Matthews)
Baltimore Orioles [Link] (24:56; With Derek Carty and Brittany Ghiroli)
Tampa Bay Rays [Link] (44:35; With Adam Sobsey and Roger Mooney)
Toronto Blue Jays [Link] (30:22; With Matthew Kory and Brendan Kennedy)
Boston Red Sox [Link] (33:28; With Matthew Kory and Chad Finn)

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March 11, 2013

BP Fantasy Podcast

Episode 35: Part One of Two

Jason and Paul are joined by Doug Thorburn to break down the 1st half of their starting pitchers list.

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March 8, 2013

Tater Trot Tracker

Hanley & the World Baseball Classic

Hanley Ramirez got into mid-season form with his tater trot against Venezuela in the first round of the World Baseball Classic.

If you weren't watching any of the World Baseball Classic over the last 24 hours, you missed some intense and exciting games. Italy beating Mexico on a ninth-inning comeback and Japan beating Chinese Taipei in extra-innings after tying it up on their last strike are great examples of how this tournament can be so fun (especially if you love sacrifice bunts!), but the other two games were just as eventful. The battle between Venezuela and the Dominican Republic was especially rowdy, with the crowd in Puerto Rico's Hiram Bithorn Stadium cheering loudly all night, even through a 50-minute rain delay in the first inning.

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BP Daily Podcast

Effectively Wild Episode 156: 2013 Season Preview Series: Colorado Rockies

Ben and Sam preview the Rockies' season with Geoff Young, and Pete talks to MLB.com Rockies beat writer Thomas Harding (at 16:42).



Ben and Sam preview the Rockies' season with Geoff Young, and Pete talks to MLB.com Rockies beat writer Thomas Harding (at 16:42).

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Minor League Update

Games of March 7, 2013

Notable prospect performances from March 7, 2013

Notable prospect performances from March 7, 2013

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March 7, 2013

BP Daily Podcast

Effectively Wild Episode 155: 2013 Season Preview Series: San Diego Padres

Ben and Sam preview the Padres' season with Geoff Young, and Pete talks to San Diego Union-Tribune writer Tom Krasovic (at 18:00).



Ben and Sam preview the Padres' season with Geoff Young, and Pete talks to San Diego Union-Tribune writer Tom Krasovic (at 18:00).

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