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OV Podcast 22: Emergency Jose Quintana podcast

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In this episode, Jeff and Myles discuss The newest member of the Chicago Cubs Playoff odds Guessing whether the remaining Cubs 'prospects' are pitchers or hitters Kyle Schwarber better fucking hit now Ben Zobrist's future with the Cubs 2010 Cubs arcana For those of you who wanted a transcript, here is a one sentence summary: we love this deal.   …

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OV Podcast 21: The Dawn of the Victor Caratini Era

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In this episode Jeff and Myles discuss Montero's DFA and the state of the clubhouse. The Kris Bryant injury and revised win predictions. Should the Cubs sell a few pieces? Predicting Jake Arrieta's contract. Being surprised by the Cubs relatively okay home run hitting/preventing capabilities. Guess today's lineup, 2009 edition. There are multiple references to a podcast that Sitrick and …

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OV Podcast episode 20

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In this episode, Jeff and Myles discuss: Revised win total predictions for the Cubs Which struggling players we are more and less worried about Should Jaby Baez eat into Russell's playing time? How long can Ian Happ keep this up First inning runs – hilarious or frustrating? Guessing the lineup on this day in 2012, including the most comical 3-4 …

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OV Podcast Episode 18: Week One Reactions

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In this episode, Jeff and Myles discuss: Arrieta and Heyward’s first week Velocity drops + pitch measurement Other reactions to the first week Berselius has short bench Stockholm Syndrome We look up Cubs legends of yesteryear A tradition unlike any other, berselius gripes about mlb.tv Trade targets for the Cubs embarassment of riches Shohei Otani confusion This day in Cubs …

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OV Podcast Episode 17: The Season Approaches

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In this episode: Is Hector Rondon cooked? The Ian Happ conundrum Javy and Addy over/unders Lack of spring training drama Sitrick meets LaTroy Hawkins Guessing the lineup World Series cash grab critiques Predictions for the 2017 season Enjoy. Or don't. I can't tell you what to do.      

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OV Podcast Episode 16: A soupçon of podcast

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We are back! Sort of. We squeezed this short podcast in last weekend, and true to the OV brand I messed up my audio setup and missed the first 5-10 minutes of it. In this episode, Jeff (berselius), David (sitrick2), and Myles (Myles) discuss Dexter Fowler, sleeper agent? Comments on the roster turnover, or lack thereof How many games will …

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OV Podcast 15

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In this episode, Jeff, Myles, and David discuss The recent Pirates series The Cubs are really good The Barves are really bad Lack of concern about Heyward Soler not making adjustments Addison Russell's amazing season Jeff is still not warming up to John Lackey A fun subtraction game This episode was recorded just before Sinday's Pirates game. Listen. Or don't. …

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OV Podcast 14

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In this episode, David, Jeff, and Myles discuss: The impact of the Kyle Schwarber injury Whether David Ross has any bodies in his garage Players who surprised us this week, one way or another General grumbling about Zobrist and praise for Starlin Castro Impressions of Chase Field Comparisons with 2008 Listen and enjoy. Or don't. I can't tell you what …

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OV Podcast 13: The season is upon us

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In this super-sized episode, Jeff, Myles, and David discuss: Jeff still has no internet up in his *Spanish word for holler*. Also no gold prospectors. Food that is deliciously horrible for you Spring Training is finally over, thank DeRosa Vegas, baby Jeff whines about Mountain Goats The Cubs music ouevre Division and wild card predictions What players we think have the …

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Obstructed View Podcast: Episode 12

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In this episode berselius and Myles (and eventually Sitrick) discuss Spring training is too damn long. Spring training roster battles, or relative lack thereof. An over/under on how many innings Bryant will play CF. Big Ten basketball woes. Players feuding with their front offices, including the White Sox clusterfuck. Brake pumping wrt the bullpen. Listen and enjoy. Or don't. I …