Ben Zobrist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Zobrist Undecided On Future

    Yardbarker "Longtime utilityman extraordinaire Ben Zobrist hasn’t decided whether he’ll continue his career in 2020, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic tweets. For now, though, Zobrist is working out in case he elects to sign a free-agent contract with a club. " November 13

  • Ben Zobrist On Future Plans

    Chicago Sun-Times "Ben Zobrist played second base and batted fifth in what might have been his last home game at Wrigley Field on Sunday. The 38-year-old whose contract expires at the end of the season has not decided on his future. “I’m trying not to think about that right..." September 24

  • Ben Zobrist returns to Cubs, breaks silence: ‘I didn’t know if I would come back’

    Sporting News "Ben Zobrist was back with the Cubs on Sunday and speaking publicly for the first time since leaving the team in May and deciding in July that he wanted to return. The gist of his remarks: He doesn't regret stepping away from baseball in the wake of divorce proceedings with his..." September 03

  • Cubs DFA Mark Zagunis, Option David Bote, Reinstate Ben Zobrist

    Bleacher Nation "The official roster moves are in, and Ben Zobrist is back on the Cubs, as he was just officially reinstated from the restricted list. To make room for Zobrist on the 40-man roster, Mark Zagunis was designated for assignment. To make room for Zobrist on the 25-man roster, David Bote..." September 01

  • Where does Ben Zobrist fit on Cubs roster?

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Cubs are expected to activate Ben Zobrist off the restricted list this weekend and he'll join the active roster for Sunday's series finale with the Brewers at Wrigley Field. But what should fans expect from the 38-year-old veteran and 2016 World Series MVP after..." August 31

  • Cubs To Activate Ben Zobrist

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs will activate veteran utilityman Ben Zobrist when active rosters expand on Sunday, Bruce Levine of 670thescore.com reports on Twitter. That’ll necessitate a 40-man roster move, as Zobrist has been on the restricted list. Zobrist, 38, has been away..." August 30

  • Cubs lay out next installment of the plan for Ben Zobrist

    NBC Sports Chicago "Ben Zobrist will see more action on the minor-league fields this weekend. The Cubs announced Tuesday evening the veteran switch-hitter will play for Double-A Tennessee Thursday night in Jackson, Tenn. Then, Zobrist would head back to Iowa where he will play with the Cubs'..." August 21

  • Ben Zobrist to resume his minor-league assignment Thursday with Class A Myrtle Beach

    Chicago Tribune "Switch-hitting infielder Ben Zobrist will resume his minor-league assignment Thursday at Class A Myrtle Beach, the Cubs announced. Zobrist is scheduled to play three games for the Pelicans. Zobrist completed a three-game stint at Class A South Bend, going 2-for-9 with one..." August 06

  • Ben Zobrist will join the South Bend Cubs on Friday in the first step of his comeback attempt

    Chicago Tribune "Cubs utilityman Ben Zobrist will start his comeback Friday with Class A South Bend, a source confirmed Thursday night. Zobrist, 38, who has been on the restricted list since May 8, is expected to work out with the South Bend team before beginning a minor-league..." August 02

  • Ben Zobrist to Begin Working Toward Return to Cubs, Epstein Says

    NBC Chicago "Chicago Cubs infielder Ben Zobrist, who has been on the restricted list since May, could be coming back to the team sooner than anyone thought, according to Team President Theo Epstein. In a press availability before the Cubs’ game Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers, Epstein..." July 26

  • Cubs ‘cautiously optimistic’ Ben Zobrist will return in 2019

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Cubs have been without key utility man Ben Zobrist for much of the season, but manager Joe Maddon suggested there is reason to believe he could play again before the end of the season. Zobrist, who has been away from the team handling his divorce since early May, may..." July 24

  • Joe Maddon says Ben Zobrist won’t return to the Cubs ‘anytime soon’

    Chicago Tribune "Asked before Sunday’s game for a “wish list” before the July 31 trade deadline, Joe Maddon replied: “We have to become a little bit more offensive in the right moments. I’m certain, I would believe, we are looking in that particular area. I think our starting..." July 15

  • Cubs leaving door open for possible Ben Zobrist return this year

    NBC Sports Chicago "The Cubs are leaving the door open for Ben Zobrist to possibly return to action at some point this season. Ahead of Thursday’s game against the Dodgers, Cubs president Theo Epstein told reporters in Los Angeles, including ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, that he’s been..." June 14