Rest of Season Outfielder Rankings (May Update) Wed 5/8/19 7:15 AM

The calendar's turned to May and today we'll look to the outfield for the next part of our Rest-of-Season rankings update and analysis. RotoBaller writers Nick Mariano, Pierre Camus, Bill Dubiel and Scott Engel want you to crush the competition and know that rankings can't end on draft day. Check out our fantasy baseball rankingsdashboard for the very latest rankings which are continually updated.Outfield is deep enough that these rankings go 155 deep with 14 tiers. Not all these players belong [...]

Ben Zobrist is Scratched on Tuesday Tue 5/7/19 6:48 PM

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ben Zobrist (personal) has been scratched from the starting lineup on Tuesday. Zobrist was replacing the left-handed hitting Kyle Schwarber versus lefty Caleb Smith. However, Zobrist is not playing due to a personal matter. Schwarber will bat eighth and play left field versus Smith. Schwarber is not a recommended fantasy option on Tuesday.

Deeper AL-Only Waiver Wire Sleepers for Week 5 Thu 5/2/19 7:00 AM

Every week in baseball, a significant player will hit the disabled list, slip into a slump, or get traded out of a good spot. How fantasy owners adapt to these situations can make or break the season as a whole. One lousy add might not hurt the long-term standing of a team, but failing to take advantage of breakouts or impact bats before others sure can.The primary challenge of playing in an NL or AL-only league is often the lack of options regarding adding and subtracting players when needed. I[...]

Ben Zobrist is Resting on Sunday Sun 4/28/19 2:34 PM

Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (rest) is out of the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Cubs will give their veteran utility player the day off. Kris Bryant will slide over to right field and bat second versus righty Luke Weaver. Bryant is always a threat to do damage for fantasy owners on any given day.

Ben Zobrist Sitting Wednesday Wed 4/24/19 4:22 PM

Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist is not in Wednesday's starting lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 37-year-old, who has seen time at first base and in the outfield, has been struggling as of late, managing two hits in 16 plate appearances over the past four games. Daniel Descalso will start at second base and bat leadoff, while Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber will start in the outfield. For the season, Zobrist is batting .250 with five RBI.

2B and SS Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 4 Mon 4/22/19 7:45 AM

The 2019 MLB campaign has reached Week 4, and there has been no shortage of friction and shake-ups among middle infielders on major league rosters. [...]

Ben Zobrist Taking Day Off Friday Fri 4/19/19 12:00 PM

Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist is not in the starting lineup on Friday. Daniel Descalso will start at second base and hit leadoff against Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly. Kris Bryant is in right field and is hitting second, while David Bote is at third base and batting seventh. Descalso has mostly been a utility infielder in his career, but he is seeing regular playing time to begin the 2019 season with Chicago and has benefited by hitting .364/.429/.523 with a ho[...]

2B and SS Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 3 Mon 4/15/19 7:15 AM

The 2019 MLB campaign has reached Week 3, and as typically comes with the first month of the season, we find ourselves both befuddled by the surprising starts of some players and desperately awaiting the acceleration of others. [...]

Ben Zobrist Leading Off Wed 4/3/19 4:23 PM

Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist is starting in right field and hitting leadoff on Wednesday against Braves starter Julio Teheran. Albert Almora Jr. is receiving the day off. Jason Heyward is in center field and batting ninth, while Daniel Descalso draws the start at second base and is hitting seventh in the order. Zobrist has two RBI but is hitting only .200 in 10 career at-bats against Teheran, but he has easily the most DFS upside over Heyward and Descalso on [...]

Kyle Schwarber, Ben Zobrist Out Against Lefty Mon 4/1/19 2:43 PM

Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber and utility man Ben Zobrist are both absent from the lineup on Monday with the team facing Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb. Mark Zagunis is in left field and batting ninth, while David Bote draws the start at the keystone and is hitting sixth. Schwarber homered twice over the weekend and is off to a good start, going 5-for-12 (.417) with three RBI. He won't hit for average all year but has excellent power. Zobrist's greatest fantasy asset in deeper lea[...]