Scott Oberg chats with Ryan Holiday

Scott Oberg is a pitcher with the Colorado Rockies who hasn’t actually pitched since 2019, though he is still listed on the Rockies’ 40-man roster. Oberg’s Major League career is currently in limbo, due to a battle with blood clots in his pitching arm.

In August 2021, Oberg sat down and had a conversation with Ryan Holiday of the Daily Stoic. In the podcast, Oberg discusses his struggles with the injury, how he’s maintaining a positive mindset, and how he is trying to continue to contribute to the Rockies organization through his time on the injured list.

If you’re interested in giving it a listen, the podcast can be found here. It’s a bit lengthy — the full episode is more than an hour-and-a-half long — but it’s compelling and revealing, if you have the time and patience for it. If you want to skip the initial ads at the beginning of the podcast, the segment on Oberg begins at 5:20.

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Oberg in 2015

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