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  1. Cubs turn record-tying 7 double plays, beat Pirates 1-0Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    Cubs turn record-tying 7 double plays, beat Pirates 1-0 Baseball Capsules Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2MoA6ab Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli heads toward second as Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist, top, relays the ball on to first to complete a double play on David Freese during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The Cubs turned seven double plays, and won 1-0.

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  2. Baseball Players Want Robots To Be Their UmpsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Slashdot

    ... balls and strikes off the field in favor of technology . From a report: On Tuesday, Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist, one of the most vocal supporters of turning over baseball rulings to software, used an argument with the umpire as a chance ...

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  3. Some baseball fans want robot umpires, and they make a pretty compelling caseRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Fast Company

    ... give them a little help from machines . There's a growing movement, led by Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist , to turn those baseball rulings over to software. Technology Review lays out a pretty compelling case, noting that the tennis ...

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  4. Chicago Cubs: An electronic strike zone is coming to baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib

    Baseball purists abhor the idea of an electronic strike zone. But, recently, players, including the Chicago Cubs Ben Zobrist have supported the plan.

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  5. Time has come for electronic strike zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Ben Zobrist, the former Olivet Nazarene University baseball star who now is a key player for the talented Chicago Cubs, is one of the game's true gentlemen. Zobrist is so fair-minded he never had been ejected from a game during his 13-year career until Tuesday, when he was tossed during a contest with the Milwaukee Brewers for arguing ball-strike calls.

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  6. The many sides of Joe Maddon: The best moments from 'The Joe Show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... that of former Canadiens star Henri Richard. He gave old friend Bud Black a Spanish equivalent, "Pepe Negro." Ben Zobrist is "Zorilla" and rookie David Bote is "Rebel Rebel" for the David Bowie song. But Maddon saved his best for the 2016 Cubs ...

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  7. Chicago Cubs: Who is Terrance Gore and what does he bring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cubbies Crib

    ... many plate appearances. Expect a late substitution on the bases in tight games for guys like Kyle Schwarber , Ben Zobrist or Albert Almora . All of his MLB fielding experience is in left field (23 innings worth), which again can be useful for ...

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  8. Cubs call for action from MLB/umpires as frustration continues to bubble upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Yahoo Sports

    It took until the 13th year of Ben Zobrist 's major-league career to get thrown out of a game. His postgame comments Tuesday revealed that the magic words for getting tossed were to tell home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi that his called third strike in the sixth inning was a part of the reason why baseball needs an electronic strike zone .

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  9. Umpire Phil Cuzzi defends call, subsequent ejection of Ben ZobristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | YardBarker.com

    Umpire Phil Cuzzi on Wednesday defended his ejection of Ben Zobrist during the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. Of the eighth-inning ejection of Zobrist during Tuesday's game, Cuzzi said of the Cub "just decided he wanted to get himself run, and that's what happened."

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  10. Umpire Phil Cuzzi stands by his call and ejection of Ben ZobristRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Chicago Tribune

    Joe Maddon, Anthony Rizzo, Jose Quintana, Ben Zobrist discuss the Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Joe Maddon, Anthony Rizzo, Jose Quintana, Ben Zobrist discuss the Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Brewers on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

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  11. Cubs' struggling bats have players-only meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Major League Baseball

    ... get angry with Phil yesterday," Maddon said. "There as no anger involved. My biggest point was, 'Do you realize Ben Zobrist is arguing with you right now?' That has to be a bad feeling. [Cuzzi] could not focus on that thought. He could just focus on ...

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  12. Ben Zobrist is Half RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The Big Lead

    Ben Zobrist was ejected by home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi Tuesday after arguing a strike three call two different times, including for an entire commercial break. That will get you tossed each and every time.

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  13. Cubs Game Notes For Wednesday vs. MilwaukeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... throwing 6.0 innings of one-run ball in each game. The Cubs' 1-4 hitters of late - Anthony Rizzo, Javier Baez, Ben Zobrist, and Jason Heyward - have gone a combined 5-for-40 (.125) all-time against Guerra. *After hitting two home runs in yesterday's ...

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  14. Cubs | Ben Zobrist told ump he wanted an electronic strike zone. He...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Daily Herald

    ... Joe Maddon was kicked out of the game by home-plate umpire Phil Cuzzi after arguing a called third strike on Ben Zobrist in the sixth inning. The mild-mannered Zobrist was as animated and angry as he tends to get as he argued the outside pitch. ...

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  15. First ejection for Zobrist in Cubs' loss to BrewersRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | News Tribune

    Ben Zobrist figured plate umpire Phil Cuzzi was going to give him the boot regardless, so the Chicago Cubs veteran didn't hold back during his first career ejection. Zobrist told Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of Chicago's 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday.

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  16. Cubs' Ben Zobrist burns umpire to earn first-ever ejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | USA Today

    The Cubs' Ben Zobrist earned his first career ejection of his 16-year major league career, and for good reason. Cubs' Ben Zobrist burns umpire to earn first-ever ejection The Cubs' Ben Zobrist earned his first career ejection of his 16-year major league career, and for good reason.

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  17. David Bote Hits A Two-Out, Two-Strike, Pinch-Hit, Game-Winning Grand Slam For The CubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Joy of Sox

    ... ninth, they trailed the Nationals 3-0. Their win expectancy was only 4%. Washington pitcher Ryan Madson retired Ben Zobrist on a grounder to first, cutting Chicago's win expectancy to 2%. Jason Heyward was safe on an infield single to second (5%). ...

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  18. Ben Zobrist unleashed the perfect burn on an umpire to land his first-ever ejectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Yahoo Sports

    Ben Zobrist earned his first career ejection Tuesday afternoon. " XX XX> But Chicago Cubs utility player Ben Zobrist, a 16-year veteran of the League, managed to snag one.

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  19. Rangers say Beltre's latest injury isn't severe. But many continue to ask this questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Star-Telegram.com

    Mild-manner Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist, the former Dallas Baptist star, was ejected Tuesday afternoon for the first time in his career after a prolonged argument with plate ump Phil Cuzzi. Cuzzi punched out Zobrist in the sixth inning on a ball off the plate, and Zobrist was still steamed in his next at-bat in the ninth.

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  20. Ben Zobrist finally gets ejected from a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | CBS Sports

    Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist has long been one of baseball's nice guys. The mild-mannered 37-year-old veteran doesn't even cuss.

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