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OSS: Bulls play hero defense in the last possession to avoid giving away a game they commanded nearly the entire time. Nothing But Net 1. Nikola Mirotic started for the 4th time in his career and was quite good. Niko…

One name that seems to be popping up here and elsewhere the past few days is Jason Heyward.  He is heading into free agency, and the Cubs could definitely use an outfielder, even though Heyward isn't a true centerfielder. Thinking…

In 2015 the Cubs payroll was a little over $133 million. We're not entirely sure what the 2016 payroll will be, but Theo did say we should expect it to increase some. That could mean anything, but we'll have plenty of…

Not that the Cubs have been eliminated from the postseason, it's time to look towards 2016. This will be a short post on some of the relevant things. Should the Cubs re-sign Dexter Fowler? Here are dmick's thoughts on this…
Saying Goodbye to the 2015 Cubs is Hard

As I sat and watched the second through ninth innings of Game 4 where the end of the Cubs 2015 season had pretty much already been decided after the first inning, I tried to appreciate the small moments we still had left…

The Cubs 2015 season is over. It was a great season. In order for this team to contend, they needed to get significant production from some of what they are hoping will be future stars. They did. They not only…

Here at Obstructed View, the coverage never stops. Just because the Cubs are eliminated doesn't mean we are. Posting will almost certainly be less sporadic, but there will be things to cover: The Arizona Fall League The Hot Stove League…

It would not be any stretch of the imagination to say that 2015 has been the worst year of my relatively young life. I hope you'll indulge me as I walk through what has really been a pretty shitty year.…

It's time for some of that famous Cubs magic. Oh, nevermind. I guess they'll just have to win the old fashioned way.  Lineups Mets Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Whatever Murphy, 2B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Travis…

If we make an assumption that the Mets and the Cubs are evenly matched (and who knows how good that assumption is), I thought it'd be interesting to see what the probability they come back from this deficit. It turns…