Effectively Wild Episode 1940: Shipping Out of Boston

Ben Lindbergh and Meg Rowley banter about their AI chatbot counterparts, then discuss the ramifications of the Padres signing Xander Bogaerts (12:58), the significance of the Red Sox losing Bogaerts and the trend toward very long-term contracts (51:26), and a report about multiple models of the baseball being used during the 2022 season (1:19:59), plus updates and a Past Blast from 1940 (1:49:43).

Audio intro: Pixies, “Get Simulated
Audio outro: Parker Gispert, “Life in the Goldilocks Zone

Link to ChatGPT
Link to OpenAI
Link to ChatGPT intro script
Link to Dan S. on Bogaerts
Link to Nightengale tweets
Link to team payroll breakdown
Link to story on Bogaerts leaving
Link to story on Bloom
Link to story on Story
Link to Kram on the Meetings
Link to Stark on long contracts
Link to hitter aging curves
Link to Kovalchuk story
Link to new baseballs report
Link to last year’s report
Link to last year’s EW episode
Link to 1940 story source
Link to Jacob Pomrenke’s website
Link to Jacob Pomrenke on Twitter
Link to over-30 lineups study
Link to 1985 automatic runner ref
Link to other 1985 ref
Link to giant Turner tweet

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