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  1. Ben Lindbergh



    Ben Lindbergh is the editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus. He has interned for multiple MLB teams and is a member of the BBWAA.

  2. MLB 1-Day Warning: Season Preview Shootaround (the Horn)

    Grantland Staff

    At long last, Opening Day has arrived! Unless you root for the Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Padres, Astros, or Yankees (lordy, that's a lot of unless-es; what are you doing, baseball?), your team will begin its quest for October glory on this very Mon...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  3. 2014 MLB Preview

    Grantland Staff

    The 2014 MLB season is rapidly approaching. Prepare for Opening Day (well, Opening Days ...;) with Grantland's MLB Preview, which includes Jonah Keri's division primers, our staff MLB Warning countdown series, over/under odds, fan...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  4. MLB 20-Day Warning: Learning to Beat the Big, Bad Shift

    Ben Lindbergh

    What's that? You were wondering exactly how many days remain until the start of the MLB season? Well, you're in luck! We at the Triangle are set to spend spring training giving you a daily reason to get excited about base...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  5. The Duracell GM Generation?

    Ben Lindbergh

    At any given time, there are a handful of terrible baseball teams, some of which have little hope of being anything but awful for the foreseeable future. And because there are always bad baseball teams, there are always general managers whose jobs se...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  6. The Year of Living Less Dangerously

    Ben Lindbergh

    Late in a lost 2013 season, hours before a meaningless game against the Mets, Phillies battery mates Erik Kratz and Cliff Lee compared the dangers they'd face when they took the field. Kratz, a veteran catcher, was concerned about the ri...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  7. Ben Lindbergh on the possibility of machines replacing umpires

    Ben Lindbergh

    Even though the MLB schedule is now computerized, don't expect the guy behind the plate to be replaced anytime soon.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2013
  8. Baseball Scout School, Part 4: A Little Less White Space on This ...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. According...

    Blog | October 21, 2013
  9. Ranking the 21 Best Paul McCartney Deep Tracks

    Ben Lindbergh

    It didn't occur to me until hours after seeing the first of Paul McCartney's three-hour, 38-song sets at Brooklyn's Barclays Center this summer, but had Brooklyn been a stop on the 1976 Wings Over America tour - McCartney's first post-Beatles s...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Baseball Scout School, Part 3: How to Write a Scouting Report

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. You can read...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  11. Baseball Scout School, Part 2: Rating Beers, Falling in Love With...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh, editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus, is learning how to be a baseball scout. He is enrolled in MLB's Scout Development Program, where he is getting an education in how to trust his eyes as much as he trusts the numbers. You can read...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  12. Welcome to Baseball Scout School

    Ben Lindbergh

    Earlier this summer, while stuck — or, if my girlfriend asks, thrilled to be — in Syracuse for a wedding, I went to see the Toledo Mud Hens play the Syracuse Chiefs. The Chiefs, the Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, featured...

    Blog | October 07, 2013
  13. Derek Jeter, Adam Everett & Brendan Ryan

    David Schoenfield

    Ben Lindbergh of Baseball Prospectus wrote a tremendous article the other day on Derek Jeter's defense, which has long been a point of contention. As Ben writes, The "best ever" argument is easy. Jeter has the hardware; only four shortstops can top ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  14. The Body Count: Is Longmires Absaroka County the Most Murder-Pla...

    Ben Lindbergh

    [Editor's note: This post contains some pretty graphic and violent GIFs. But you might have guessed that from "Murder-Plagued" being in the headline.] "What the hell is happening to my county?" —Walt Longmire TV procedurals, as Andy Green...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  15. The Tragedy of Derek Jeter's Defense

    Ben Lindbergh

    In the field, the Captain has not gotten any better with age. What has it cost the Yankees?

    Story | Conversation | August 27, 2013
  16. Q&A: Ryan Hanigan on the Art of Pitch Framing

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ryan Hanigan has been a Reds catcher since his debut in 2007, learning the ropes as an understudy to David Ross and Paul Bako before backing up one of baseball's worst receivers, Ramon Hernandez. After the 2011 season, the Reds allowed Hernandez to l...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  17. Why Baltimore Orioles are better in 2013 - MLB

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh provides reasoning for why the Baltimore Orioles, despite a worse record, are a better team than last season.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2013