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Reds | Looking for a bat

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:58:10 -0700

Cincinnati Reds 1B Joey Votto and 2B Brandon Phillips are both on the disabled list, and general manager Walt Jocketty is trying to add a bat. "I'd like to add a bat," Jocketty said Sunday, July 20. "We just haven't found anything that attracts us yet. It may not happen before the 31st." MLB.com's Mark Sheldon believes Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist could be a good fit because he plays multiple positions and is a free agent after the year.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Mark Sheldon

Mariners | Ben Zobrist has been main focus of talks

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:20:36 -0700

The Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays have discussed a trade with the main focus being 2B-OF Ben Zobrist, with those discussions going on for weeks, according to league sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Jon Heyman

Mariners | Interested in two Rays

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:19:32 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays SP David Price and 2B Ben Zobrist are involved in ongoing trade discussions between the Rays and the Seattle Mariners, but no deal is imminent, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi

Mariners | Interested in Ben Zobrist?

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:52:47 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist could be a potential trade target for the Seattle Mariners, according to a Tampa writer. Zobrist's affordable 2015 contract could also keep him with the Rays.

Fantasy Tip: Zobrist is picking his game up offensively of late, and he is capable of scorching-hot stretches. The adjustment period of joining a new team is basically offset by the Rays' awful offense, if he were to be dealt.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - John Fay

Giants | Looking at Ben Zobrist

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:56:07 -0700

The San Francisco Giants may have interest in Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist. The Giants have sent special assignment scout Pat Burrell to Tropicana Field recently, and the Rays are believed to have scouted San Francisco's Double-A affiliate.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Chris Haft and Ryan Hood

Dodgers | Could target Ben Zobrist

Fri, 20 Jun 2014 06:10:52 -0700

The Los Angeles Dodgers could target Tampa Bay Rays 2B/OF Ben Zobrist on the trade market.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Rays | Ben Zobrist could draw heavy trade interest

Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:14:06 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist could draw heavy trade interest this summer because he'll be cheaper than SP David Price, according to a rival general manager. Zobrist's versatility is also very appealing to National League teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Ken Rosenthal

Rays | Ben Zobrist, Kevin Kiermaier to platoon

Tue, 03 Jun 2014 14:44:20 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist and OF Kevin Kiermaier will see most of the time in right field with OF Wil Myers (wrist) out.

Fantasy Tip: Kiermaier should warrant a look in AL-only leagues with Myers out for the long term. Zobrist is likely to play second base on the days that he's not in right field.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Marc Topkin

Rays | Ben Zobrist ready

Fri, 30 May 2014 07:08:45 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 2B Ben Zobrist (thumb) is on his way to rejoin the club in Boston, where he'll be activated from the 15-day disabled list. He played nine innings and went 1-for-4 with a hit and a walk Wednesday, May 28, for Single-A Charlotte, and determined he didn't need a second rehab game the following day. "It's a little sore, but it's definitely playable," Zobrist said of the recovery of his dislocated left thumb.

Fantasy Tip: Get him back in your lineups tonight.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Tampa Tribune - Roger Mooney

Rays | Cole Figueroa optioned

Thu, 29 May 2014 10:28:03 -0700

The Tampa Bay Rays optioned INF Cole Figueroa to Triple-A Durham Thursday, May 29. He's expected to clear the roster spot for 2B Ben Zobrist (thumb), who will be activated from the disabled list Friday, May 30.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Marc Topkin