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BEN ZOBRIST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cardinals: Ben Zobrist should be John Mozlieak’s top trade target

When news broke that St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams would likely be lost for the season with a severe quad tear, fans went in to hysteria about how the team would replace the underwhelming .243/.281/.375 slash line Adams had posted in 43 games this season. There were all sorts of scenarios thrown out there by fans and experts alike. Some of which were reasonable (let...
Via STLSportsMinute
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Athletics rally to beat Yankees 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. Billy Burns and Brett Lawrie homered off CC Sabathia (2-7) to start the comeback from a 3-0 hole and the A's went on to beat the Yankees for the 10th time...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zobrist could return to A's by next homestand

Ben Zobrist, who hasn't played in a game with the Oakland A's since injuring his knee on April 19th, could be back by Memorial Day. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Zobrist is recovering quickly enough that the club will send him out on a minor league rehab stint on Tuesday - something that would put him in line to be in the A's lineup on Monday, May 25...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Zobrist 'looks good', could go out on rehab stint soon

Oakland A's utility man/all-around versatile player Ben Zobrist is recovering well from surgery to repair a left medial meniscus tear in his knee.The A's have been without Zobrist for a few weeks now, after he injured the knee on a slide in Kansas City on April 19th. The surgery took place on April 28th and the A's had him pegged to miss around four to six weeks, but he seems to...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Zobrist's timetable for A's return unknown after knee surgery

Oakland A's infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Tuesday, and by all accounts the procedure was 'successful'. Despite that, CSN Bay Area reports that the A's will have to wait a bit for a clear picture regarding the timetable for his return. There's no understating Zobrist's value to the A's, as he's become one of the most versatile...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics’ Ben Zobrist Headed to Disabled List with Torn Knee Cartilage

Oakland Athletics’ Ben Zobrist, left, steals second base while Kansas City Royals second baseman Christian Colon, right, fields a throw during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, April 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Oakland A’s starting second baseman Ben Zobrist is headed to the disabled list with torn cartilage in his left...
Via The Sports Journal
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Zobrist bids farewell to Rays fans with full-page ad

Former Tampa Bay Rays utility player Ben Zobrist paid an emotional farewell to Rays fans with this full-page ad in Sunday’s Tampa Bay Times. Zobrist was traded to the Oakland Athletics (along with teammate Yunel Escobar, already traded to the Washington Nationals) earlier this offseason. Ben Zobrist and his wife, Julianna, took out an ad in today's Tampa Bay Times. pic.twitter...
Via The Outside Corner
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

A Ben Zobrist trade now appears inevitable

A Ben Zobrist trade has always been likely at some point this season, but it was always a question of when it would happen. Well, that’s not a question anymore with the news that Tampa Bay has signed infielder Asdrubal Cabrera. That’s too many starting caliber middle infielders for the Rays now, so one of them has to go. That one is going to be Ben Zobrist and it is going to...
Via The Outside Corner
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Ben Zobrist fill the San Francisco Giants biggest hole?

It’s hard to find many holes or faults in a team that is currently 19-games over .500 and has the best record in Major League Baseball, but the San Francisco Giants have one, and it’s a big. For the very beginning of Spring Training, Giants fans and pundits knew that second base could become a problem area, with the health of starter Marco Scutaro being in question at the start...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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