Wobbly chairBanished to the Pen is a collective blog organized by fans of Effectively Wild (the sabermetrics podcast from Baseball Prospectus) and members of the Effectively Wild Facebook group.

Our goal is to write about baseball in a variety of ways, ranging from hardcore stats to the lighter side: analytics, player profiles, personal stories, history, interviews, collecting. Some of our writers have gone on to bigger platforms such as SB Nation and Baseball Prospectus.

If you’re interested in contributing material that would be of interest to baseball fans, particularly Effectively Wild listeners, send us an email. Mention what kind of content you’d like to write about, your writing background if any, and include samples/links if available. You may also be able to help out in other areas such as copy editing, research, art, photography, or web design. For more, check out our series, Why You Should Write for Banished to the Pen.



Brandon Lee
Darius Austin

Ken Maeda

Mikey Poley
Scott Kramer

 Lead Technician

Kendall Guillemette

Podcast Host

Ryan Sullivan (NatsGM)

Writing Roster

Alex Crisafulli (SB Nation)
Andrew Patrick
Barry Gilpin
Bill Thompson

Eric Roseberry (SB Nation)
Mark Sands
Mick Reinhard

Mike Carlucci (The Sports Post)
Nick Koss

Nick Strangis
Rob Mains (Baseball Prospectus)
Seth Rubin
Stephen Shaw (BP Bronx)
Tyler Baber


Alex Hume
Andrew Gargano (BP Bronx)
Anthony Lorenzo
Anthony Rinaldi
Ben Marchini
Ben Suissa
Ben Young
Bennett Aikin
Brandon Schlotfeld
Brian Jones
Chris Baber
Corey Smith
Eddy Wahlgren
Eric Garcia McKinley (SB Nation)
George Kimmet
Joseph Garcia

Julien Assouline (BP Milwaukee)
Louie Opatz

Matt Jackson
(Beyond the Box Score)
Matt Nekrich
Matt Tobin
Matthew Trueblood (Baseball Prospectus)
Michael Grace
Nathan White
Paul Cline
Rose Ingberman
Ross Bukouricz
Scott Kushner
Shelly Verougstraete
Simon Gutierrez
Walter Cook
Zach Brady


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