We're Sam Miller And Ben Lindbergh, The Authors Of The Only Rule Is It Has To Work. Let's Chat!

Weā€™re joined in the comments by Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus and Ben Lindbergh of ESPN, authors of the fantastic new book The Only Rule Is It Has To Work. (You can read an excerpt here.) The idea here is simpleā€”the two sabermetrically-inclined writers were given control of baseball operations for the Sonomaā€¦

How Two Online Baseball Writers Won An Indie-League Draft By Finding Talent And Stealing It

The following is excerpted from The Only Rule Is It Has To Work, the wonderful new book in which two sabermetrically-inclined baseball writersā€”Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus and Ben Lindbergh of ESPNā€”recount their experience running baseball operations for the Sonoma Stompers, an actual, real-life ballclub. As itā€¦