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  1. A's Offseason Plan(ish), A 510SportsTakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Athletics Nation

    ... signature move this year, you ask? Well, the picture kind of gives it away, but the Unicorn of 2018-19 for me is Ben Zobrist . What are the A's position player question marks heading into 2019? Aside from the obvious at catcher, the two areas are 2B ...


  2. Should the Cubs non-tender Addison Russell?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... in 2018, could move over and become the fulltime starter, and second base could be manned by a platoon of Ben Zobrist and David Bote . (Bote did hit LHP quite well in 2018: .275/.381/.490, though in only 63 PA.) And, by non-tendering Russell, the ...


  3. MLB relaxes rules on players' custom footwearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    Back in May of this year, Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist received a written warning from MLB regarding his signature black throwback cleats that he liked to wear for day games. This came right on the heels of Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger receiving the same slap on the wrist for wearing his own brightly-colored custom cleats.


  4. It must be the shoes: MLB deal reached on colors of spikesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 15 | Washington Times

    Major League Baseball and the players' association ended a footwear flap Thursday, agreeing to loosen restrictions on the colors of spikes that may be used. Ben Zobrist, Kyle Schwarber and Steve Cishek of the Chicago Cubs wore black spikes in May despite a warning from the commissioner's office that they were violating a regulation requiring that at least 51 percent of the exterior of a player's shoes be the club's designated primary shoe color.


  5. Ben Zobrist, start designing your customized cleats. MLB grants players more shoe freedom.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | USA Today

    MLB gave players more flexibility with their shoewear, including one weekend when they're permitted to wear any color or design of their choice. Ben Zobrist, start designing your customized cleats.


  6. Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora lacked consistent playing time in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Cubbies Crib

    ... entire season. And by mid-August, he was no longer an everyday center fielder as the combination of a red-hot Ben Zobrist along with a demand for more power and production led Maddon to lean on Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ . Despite continuing to hit ...


  7. BWH Offseason Plan 2018-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Athletics Nation

    ... rumors of a Cubs re-shuffling have many fanbases salivating, but I don't see them moving their superstars. Ben Zobrist has one year left on his contract at $12M, and he had a fine bounceback season in 2018. He might not have a ton of power left, but ...


  8. Chicago Cubs: Veteran Ben Zobrist is hungry and still wants moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Cubbies Crib

    At 37 years young, Chicago Cubs utilityman Ben Zobrist proved to still be a valuable asset all over the diamond and especially with a bat in his hands. After a dreadful 2017 season, many thought that Ben Zobrist 's days were numbered.


  9. MLB hot stove: Marwin Gonzalez is a very...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | CBS Sports

    Three offseasons ago, Ben Zobrist was the free agent who fit every team. He's versatile, he's a high on-base switch-hitter with a low strikeout rate and he's a plus in the clubhouse.


  10. The Cubs should part ways with Addison RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... don't need that. They could start Javier Baez at shortstop in 2019 and have second base covered by a platoon of Ben Zobrist and David Bote. Since all three of those players are already under contract, non-tendering Russell would avoid that ...


  11. Chicago Cubs: David Bote steps up to provide a huge spark for the Cubs offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Cubbies Crib

    ... club - and he didn't waste the opportunity. Injuries early in the year initially opened the door for Bote, as Ben Zobrist , Jason Heyward and Kris Bryant all took turns on the disabled list. Bote capitalized on his opportunities, starting off with a ...


  12. 2019 Bill James handbook Cubs projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... injury, a good year for Kyle Schwarber , a better year for Willson Contreras and even a very good season for Ben Zobrist at age 38. David Bote , for some reason, even though he played in 74 games and had 210 plate appearances, was not listed in ...


  13. Baez, Zobrist Get Into Halloween SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | NBC Chicago

    Javier Baez #9 and Ben Zobrist #18 of the Chicago Cubs celebrate after beating the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in Game Five of the 2016 World Series at Wrigley Field on October 30, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. ( Halloween is a time for scary costumes and eating up gobs of candy but for Chicago athletes, it's also a time to show off their creativity and their adorable kids.


  14. Does a consistent, stable lineup even make sense for the Cubs in 2019?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Yahoo Sports

    ... contributed to the lineup tinkering throughout the 2018 season, including Baez's ascension, playing time for Ben Zobrist and Ian Happ , the emergence of Heyward in the order, the addition of Daniel Murphy to the lineup late in the year and then the ...


  15. Chicago Cubs: Marwin Gonzalez should be a serious considerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Cubbies Crib

    While most headlines will focus on Bryce Harper and Manny Machado , the Chicago Cubs could go after Ben Zobrist 's heir apparent in Marwin Gonzalez . The complete definition of a super-utility player, Marwin Gonzalez is poised to become a free agent in 2019.


  16. Looking ahead to 2019: Cubs HittersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 26 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... the players we know WILL be back next season. (*Numbers in brackets are the players numbers from last season). BEN ZOBRIST - (BA .305, OBP .378, OPS .817, HR 9, RBI 58) - What can you sat about the "old guy", he continues to churn out great at-bats, ...


  17. 13 in-season trades that were vital to World Series tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Boston Red Sox

    ... aggressive at the 2015 non-waiver Trade Deadline after reaching the World Series the previous season, acquiring Ben Zobrist from the Athletics for "Obviously, they have played well and they already have a great club, and then they have the addition ...


  18. Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora will be one of the team's biggest decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Cubbies Crib

    ... the right deal comes knocking. The truth of the matter is due to the versatility of players like Kris Bryant , Ben Zobrist  and Jason Heyward , finding consistent playing time can be challenging. All three guys can play all three outfield ...


  19. Cubs' Ben Zobrist Clowns Around In Instagram Video Poking Fun At Short PostseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | CBS Local

    ... stations for another couple weeks, meaning commuters could face some very chilly commutes until November. Cubs' Ben Zobrist Clowns Around In Instagram Video Poking Fun At Short Postseason Cubs fans know how long the offseason feels, and second ...


  20. Zobrist Releases Funny Video, Emotional Letter to FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | NBC Chicago

    Ben Zobrist #18 of the Chicago Cubs reacts after striking out in the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies during the National League Wild Card Game at Wrigley Field on October 2, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. It's been a few weeks now since the Chicago Cubs were eliminated from the postseason, but infielder Ben Zobrist is already pining for next season.