Sat, 02 Nov 2013 09:21:56 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays have picked up 2B Ben Zobrist's $7 million option for the 2014 season.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:10:58 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays SS Yunel Escobar (ankle) was scratched from the lineup Thursday, Sept. 26. 2B Ben Zobrist is replacing him at shortstop.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 07:02:14 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Ben Zobrist, OF Desmond Jennings and SS Yunel Escobar are out of the lineup Thursday, July 11.
Sat, 06 Jul 2013 16:06:57 -0700
Houston Astros C Jason Castro, Kansas City Royals C Salvador Perez and OF Alex Gordon, Detroit Tigers 1B Prince Fielder, SS Jhonny Peralta and OF Torii Hunter, Cleveland Indians 2B Jason Kipnis, Boston Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia, Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist, Baltimore Orioles 3B Manny Machado, Texas Rangers OF Nelson Cruz and Toronto Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion have been named as reserves for the American League team in the 2013 All-Star Game.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:40:03 -0700
Detroit Tigers SP Rick Porcello was suspended six games for intentionally throwing at Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist Sunday, June 30.
Tue, 07 May 2013 11:56:21 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist will return to the team Tuesday, May 7, after leaving for two games after the death of his grandmother.
Mon, 06 May 2013 11:30:37 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist has left the team to attend the funeral for his grandfather. It's unknown when he will return.
Fantasy Tip: The Rays haven't put Zobrist on the bereavement list, so he should be expected to return in a day or two.
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:47:16 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon said 2B Ben Zobrist will play shortstop until SS Yunel Escobar (hamstring) returns.
Fantasy Tip: Escobar isn't playing Thursday and is unlikely to return Friday, either, but he could be back in the lineup Saturday.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:49:38 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist, who wanted to play every game during the first week in preparation for the World Baseball Classic, took Sunday, Feb. 24, off at the team's request after having four plate appearances the day before. Zobrist said he did not feel sore Sunday and could have played.
Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:09:57 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays 2B Kelly Johnson, 2B Ryan Roberts, SS Sean Rodriguez and 2B Ben Zobrist are each expected to rotate at second base during the season. It's a situation manager Joe Maddon referred to as a "quadtoon."