Ben Zobrist RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs' Ben Zobrist 'optimistic' MLB will make right call on shoes

    Chicago Tribune "Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist wasn’t able to communicate Tuesday with Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre regarding his desire to continue wearing black cleats despite Major League Baseball’s threat of a penalty for not abiding by the league’s attire..." May 16

  • Cubs' Ben Zobrist Plans To Talk With MLB Executive Joe Torre Over Cleat Color Controversy

    670 The Score "Cubs utilityman Ben Zobrist chose to wear black spikes in his team's 6-5 loss to the Braves on Monday afternoon, in the process ignorning MLB's warning that he could be fined and further disciplined for wearing a shoe that doesn't meet the league's color..." May 15

  • Zobrist calls out MLB after being warned about all-black cleats

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist spoke out Saturday after he received an "official warning" letter from Major League Baseball for wearing black cleats. Zobrist posted a picture of the letter on Instagram alongside a photo of his cleats. He said he's worn black spikes for day games at..." May 12

  • Cubs place Ben Zobrist on 10-day disabled list with back soreness

    Hardball Talk "Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with back soreness. The move is retroactive to April 14. While it doesn’t appear to be the precursor to any serious injury, Zobrist has already missed six straight days of activity after feeling his back tighten up..." April 21

  • Ben Zobrist targeting next week for his spring debut

    Chicago Tribune "A return date is in sight for Cubs super utility player Ben Zobrist. After feeling “great” after fielding several ground balls and hitting in the batting cage, Zobrist believes he could make his spring training debut early next week. “I feel like I can get in there, but we’re just going to..." February 28