Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
2 months ago

Zobrist is starting in right field and hitting leadoff in Tuesday's NL Wild Card Game.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist is hitting .333 against left-handers this season, so manager Joe Maddon will reward the veteran with a spot atop the order for Tuesday's win-or-go-home game. Daniel Murphy, the team's usual leadoff hitter, was dropped to sixth in the order.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
2 months ago

Zobrist is starting in right field and batting second in Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

EDGE Analysis

With the Cubs looking to secure the NL Central title with a win and a Brewers loss, they'll turn to Zobrist in a pivotal spot in the lineup ahead of sluggers Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. It makes sense that the Cubs would trust the veteran here, as he's slashing a solid .309/.380/.441 this season. Heading into the postseason, look for Zobrist to maintain his super utility role.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist went 3-for-6 with a run scored in Sunday's 6-1 win over the White Sox.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist posted his second straight multi-hit performance, and he's now batting a robust .314 this season. After a down 2017 campaign, the veteran has been a solid fantasy contributor in 2018.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBI in Saturday's 8-3 win over the White Sox.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist has been an offensive force all season, as he's now slashing a robust .311/.385/.449. With the Cubs closing in on a playoff spot, the 37-year-old figures to be heavily involved, though he could get some days off if or when the team clinches.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist is out of the lineup against Cincinnati on Saturday.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist will retreat to the bench after going 3-for-4 with a double during Friday's series-opening victory. With left-hander Cody Reed on the mound, Ian Happ will get the start in left field while Albert Almora starts in center.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist is not in the starting lineup against Washington on Thursday.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist will head to the bench following three straight starts during the Cubs' series with the Brewers to start the week. During Thursday's make-up game, manager Joe Maddon will send out an outfield of Kris Bryant, Ian Happ and David Bote.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist (neck) will man right field and bat cleanup versus the Nationals during Game 1 of Saturday's twin bill.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist was scratched from Friday's eventual postponement due to neck stiffness, but that issue doesn't appear to be bothering the 37-year-old going into Saturday's matinee. Dating back to the start of August, Zobrist is hitting .337/.369/.515 with 15 RBI in 29 games.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist was a late scratch for Friday's game against the Nationals due to neck stiffness.

EDGE Analysis

The severity of the issue is not yet clear. Kris Bryant will slide over to right field, with Ian Happ entering the lineup as the center fielder.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and two RBI in Wednesday's win over the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist is quickly making 2017 a distant memory, as he's now batting .311 this season with an .848 OPS after tallying .232 and .693 marks, respectively, a season ago. While the 37-year-old gets plenty of days off for maintenance, he's been a force when he's been in the lineup for the Cubs.

Ben Zobrist
2B/LF/RF CHC
3 months ago

Zobrist is not in the lineup Monday against the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Zobrist will stick on the bench for a second straight game following a string of six consecutive starts. His playing time figures to take a slight hit with Kris Bryant back in the fold, but the veteran utility man should still see a handful of starts per weeks thanks to his versatility. Bryant is covering right field in this one.