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Obstructed View Podcast #10 – Playoff edition

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In this episode: Berselius manages to forgot to record the first 15 minutes of the conversation and we scramble to re-cover everything. Arrieta v Lester in game 1. Watching NLDS games in bars. Cubs + Mets pitching matchups. Wishing the Dodgers had beaten the Mets. A little too much getting ahead of ourselves. Enjoy. Or Don't. I can't tell you …

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OV Podcast no. 9

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In this episode: Wild Card lineup discussion. 2008 vs 2009 vs 2015. Favorite moments of the season. Unrecommended weight loss plans. Sitrick can't have nice things happen to him. Wild Card game predictions Great gif reminicsences Enjoy. Or don't. I can't tell you what to do.

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Return of the OV Podcast

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The Obstructed View Podcast returns with an all new episode, only 20 weeks or so late.  Coming to you from the officially official Obstructed View Recording Studio*, Berselius and Sitrick discuss: Crazy predictions that we made fun of that turned out to be true. Wide-eyed disbelief at how good this team has been. Kris Bryant's rookie season vs. other notable debuts. Career HBP leaders. …

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Obstructed View Podcast 7

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In this episode Any reassessments of team expectations, and grumbling that the Kool-Aid is back among some fans. Quick Cubs bullpen discussion The Cubs adventures on the basepaths We take a look at the minor leagues We play 'where are they now' with some former minor league prospects. Reader question – who has the most exciting PAs in baseball, both …

Obstructed View Podcast 6

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In this episode: Sitrick rants about Kris Bryant hype We discuss the Addison Russell callup Welington Castillo and the bullpen This team is so much fun Al Yellon and Paul Blart Is a chili dog a soup sandwich? Skyline Chili jokes All three of us mangling the pronunciation of some word Awkward edits due to the connection dropping out multiple …

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OV Podcast Epsiode 5 – In which the Kris Bryant callup happens live

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Due to scheduling conflicts, we recorded this episode earlier than usual, and due to more last minute scheduling conflicts, it's just Berselius and Myles. In this episode we discuss This week's Cubs games, and how we actually have hope for comebacks happening The parade of past their prime former Cubs pitchers from this week Colorado craft beers The Neil Ramirez …

OV Podcast Episode 4

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In this week's podcast (recorded before Sunday's game), we discuss Mike Olt's wrist injury Extremely non-prophetic statements about Dexter Fowler and Jorge Soler by Sitrick The knives are out for Starlin Castro Andrelton Simmons jokes Jon Lester narratives Judd Sirott epiphanies RISP woes Someday we will all die alone, so let's go eat Arby's Here's the kickstarter David mentioned towards …

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Obstructed View Podcast Episode 3

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In this episode: We answer some reader mail Discussion of the Baez demotion to AAA Win predictions for the NL Central Playoff predictions for the rest of the league A strikeouts draft NB: I tried something different to even out our volumes, but messed it up about 15 minutes into the podcast, and it sounds like David and Myles are …

Obstructed View Podcast Episode 2

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In this episode, Sitrick, Myles, and I discuss More college basketball than we intended Wrigley Renovation 'news' The likely 25 man roster Guesses at the opening day lineup Kris Bryant and the CBA – a moral issue? Our favorite Cubs of the Jim Hendry era Innings pitched by the fifth starters How everything could go horribly wrong mp3 URL for …

Obstructed View Podcast Episode 1

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After much emailing and only one failed attempt, we now have a blog podcast! Sitrick, Myles, and I discuss things such as Kris Bryant How tired we are about talking about Kris Bryant The fifth starter spot Players flying under the radar Players flying over the radar Too Many Shortstops Pokemon There were a few blips in the connection while …