|2014 Season (CBSSports.com)||590.00||15.00||.273||73.00||81.00||9.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Cleveland||19||5||0|| .364|| .368|| .263|
|vs House (Career)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|vs LHP||156||53||3|| .399|| .474|| .340|
|10/30/2014||Ben Zobrist, 2B TB|
Curtis Granderson, RF NYM
|Steve Pearce, 1B BAL|
Howie Kendrick, 2B LAA
|10/28/2014||Ben Zobrist, 2B TB|
Yusmeiro Petit, RP SF
Drew Pomeranz, RP OAK
|Steve Cishek, RP MIA|
Ryan Zimmerman, LF WAS
Eddie Butler, SP COL
|10/26/2014||Josh Harrison, 3B PIT|
Shae Simmons, RP ATL
Oswaldo Arcia, RF MIN
|Daniel Vogelbach, 1B CHC|
Ben Zobrist, 2B TB
Martin Perez, SP TEX
Shin-Soo Choo, LF TEX
|Last 10 Games|
Rays bring back 2B Ben Zobrist by exercising option
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(3:26 pm ET) The Rays were expected to pick up the $7.5 million option on second baseman Ben Zobrist for 2015 - and they announced it Friday.
Zobrist was among the most productive players on an offense that struggled to score. He placed second on the Rays with a .272 average and tied for the team lead with 83 runs.
Rays expected to pick up option on 2B Ben Zobrist
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
|(11:19 am ET) The Rays are expected to exercise their $7.5 option on second baseman Ben Zobrist before its Saturday deadline, per the Tampa Bay Times.
The 2014 season was marked by consistency and production from Zobrist, who was voted the team's most valuable player by the local baseball writers. He compiled a stat line of .272/.354/.395, scored 83 runs and added 10 stolen bases.
Ben Zobrist struggling to produce in September
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
|(9/20/14) Rays infielder Ben Zobrist has struggled at the plate in September, hitting just .236/.313/.292 with one home run and three RBI in 72 at-bats.
Zobrist posted a .927 OPS in July and delivered solid production in August despite failing to record a home run during the month. His production has fallen off this month, with only two of his 11 hits going for extra bases. For the season, Zobrist has hit .268/.352/.393 with 10 home runs, 47 RBI and nine stolen bases in 545 at-bats.
Ben Zobrist cranks out four hits in losing effort
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(8/3/14) Rays infielder Ben Zobrist cranked out four hits in his team's loss to the Angels on Saturday.|
Zobrist reached on a bunt single in the second, singled in the fourth, reached on an infield single in the sixth and doubled in a run in the eighth. He finished 4 for 5 with a run scored, a stolen base and an RBI in a 10-3 defeat. He owns a .280/.366/.429 slash line with nine homers and 32 RBI in 368 at-bats.
Ben Zobrist homers, doubles in two runs
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
|(7/30/14) Rays infielder Ben Zobrist played a big part in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Brewers.
Zobrist went 2 for 4 in the win, and drove in the first two runs for the Rays in the win. He brought the first around on a sixth-inning solo home run, and then drove in another with a double in the eighth.
Zobrist is hitting .271/.361/.421 with nine home runs and 31 RBI in 93 at-bats.
|For the first time in three seasons, Ben Zobrist failed to hit 20 home runs (he hit 12). While his average (.275) was the highest since 2009, Zobrist saw decreases in doubles, triples, steals, walks and OPS, despite enjoying a career-high 612 at-bats. While his OBP was down from 2012, Zobrist still got on base at exactly his career rate (.354). And his doubles were only three fewer than his 2012 total. Plus, Zobrist will carry triple eligibility into 2014, at outfield, shortstop, and second base -- giving a boost to his draft status. Zobrist has value in Points formats because of his doubles and walks, and can be taken in the early middle rounds. His value drops a bit in Roto leagues, though, where those categories only tangentially help his counting stats.
(Updated 1/2/14) |
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