Ben Zobrist Leading Off Friday, Ian Happ To Bench rotoballer.com Fri 4/6/18 11:38 AM

Chicago Cubs second baseman/outfielder Ben Zobrist will hit first Friday night and play right field. Jason Heyward will shift to center field and Ian Happ will move to the bench. Zobrist has been off to a nice start, while Happ has struck out in 56 percent of his at-bats thus far after a monster spring. Zobrist is worth DFS consideration Friday, as he's hitting .375 so far.

Ian Happ And Jason Heward Sit Friday, Albert Almora And Ben Zobrist... rotoballer.com Fri 3/30/18 10:57 AM

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ian Happ will sit out the second game of the season against the Marlins on Friday along with opening day right fielder, Jason Heyward. Albert Almora will start in center and lead off, while Ben Zobrist will play right and bat seventh. Happ wrote himself into the history books yesterday by hitting a home run on the first pitch of the season off Jose Ureña. Joe Maddon loves moving utility guys like Happ, Zobrist and Javier Baez around, which limits their fantasy value agai[...]

Ben Zobrist Will Play In First Spring Game Tuesday rotoballer.com Mon 3/5/18 4:45 AM

Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (back) will make his Spring Training debut on Tuesday according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. Zobrist has been held out as a precaution due to back issues. The veteran is likely to play in many games his year, but both infielder Javier Baez and infielder/outfielder Ian Happ should draw more starts and provide more potential for owners in 2018.

Ben Zobrist Close To Game Action rotoballer.com Fri 3/2/18 11:46 AM

Ben Zobrist Could Get Game Action This Week rotoballer.com Tue 2/27/18 7:48 AM

This article references Ben Zobrist and more! Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (back) could see some game action this week. Zobrist missed the beginning of spring training with back soreness, but in recent days has been on the field and even took some swings in the batting cage. The Cubs are taking it easy with the veteran, and he should be good to go once Opening Day rolls around. He'll compete with infielder Javier Baez and infielder/outfielder Ian Happ for playing time in 2018. Baez and Happ make much better draft selections[...]Keep on reading: Ben Zobrist Could Get Game Action This Week

Ben Zobrist Returns For Fielding Drills rotoballer.com Mon 2/26/18 7:48 AM

This article references Ben Zobrist and more! Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (back) was on the field Monday doing fielding drills. Zobrist missed the first few days of spring training with back stiffness and manager Joe Maddon has stated how he doesn't want to push the veteran. Zobrist hit in the batting cages the other day and should be fine heading into 2018. [...]Keep on reading: Ben Zobrist Returns For Fielding Drills

Points Leagues First Basemen: Overvalued and Undervalued rotoballer.com Sun 2/25/18 1:32 AM

This article references Ben Zobrist, Cody Bellinger, Jake Arrieta, Joey Gallo, Joey Votto, Jose Abreu and more! As we've discussed before, points leagues are a bit of a different animal from the more popular head-to-head and rotisserie formats. One of the easiest and best ways to ensure that you're making a smooth transition between these disparate styles is to identify players whose values change most. Fortunately, you don't have to go it alone. Over the next week, I'll be offering my thoughts on potential points league bargains and busts at every position. Today we're looking at some potential fi[...]Keep on reading: Points Leagues First Basemen: Overvalued and Undervalued

Ben Zobrist Feeling Better rotoballer.com Sat 2/24/18 7:41 AM

This article references Ben Zobrist and more! Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports that Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist is feeling back. It's good news for Zobrist who was also seen hitting in the batting cages. The Cubs are taking it easy with the veteran and he should be good to go for Opening Day.Keep on reading: Ben Zobrist Feeling Better

Ben Zobrist Returns To Field Friday rotoballer.com Fri 2/23/18 8:08 AM

This article references Ben Zobrist and more! Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports that Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (back) was on the field Friday. Zobrist has been absent from workouts all week with a back injury. Manager Joe Maddon has stated that there is nothing to worry about and they didn't want to push anything with Zobrist. The veteran will be competing with infielders Javier Baez and Ian Happ for everyday at-bats and with injury concerns and an aging bat, one should be able to do better than Zobrist in most leagues.Keep on reading: Ben Zobrist Returns To Field Friday

Ben Zobrist Remains Out rotoballer.com Wed 2/21/18 12:06 PM

This article references Ben Zobrist and more! Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist (back) remains sidelined for workouts. Zobrist has been absent all week with a back issue. Manager Joe Maddon seems to be playing it slow with the veteran and said "he's fine." Aside from daily leagues or an injury to Javier Baez or Ian Happ, Zobrist shouldn't hold much fantasy value heading into 2018.Keep on reading: Ben Zobrist Remains Out