Cubs Go With Schwarber, Almora, Zobrist In Outfield Against Kershaw, Dodgers In Game 5Albert Almora produced all the Cubs' offense against Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the NLCS.
Ben Zobrist Replaces Javier Baez At 2nd Base, Kyle Schwarber Hitting Second In Cubs' Lineup For Game 3Baez has started the playoffs in an 0-of-19 skid.
Cubs Go With Zobrist, Jay, Heyward In Outfield As Nationals Start StrasburgKyle Schwarber, Jon Jay and Ben Zobrist comprise the Cubs' outfield in Game 4.
Cubs Lineup For Game 4: Schwarber, Jay, Zobrist In Outfield As Heyward SitsHeyward is 0-of-18 in his career against Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark.
Cubs Lineup In Game 3: Jon Jay Leads Off, Ben Zobrist At 2B, Javier Baez SitsManager Joe Maddon wanted to stack his lineup with lefties against Nationals ace right-hander Max Scherzer.
Cubs' Joe Maddon Livid About Umpire's 'Asinine' Strike Call As Ben Zobrist Was Drilled In LegIn a tie game in the ninth inning, Zobrist was assessed a strike while avoiding a pitch after being called to bunt.
Joe Maddon Managing Cubs' Depth With CautionMaddon will continue to sit Kyle Schwarber against tough left-handed pitchers.
Cubs' Ben Zobrist Targets Friday Return After No Structural Damage Found In Injured WristZobrist had been playing with his sore wrist much of the last month, with mixed results. His batting average fell to .223.
Cubs Place Ben Zobrist On 10-Day DL, Recall Tommy La StellaZobrist's status on the disabled list is retroactive to Tuesday.
Ben Zobrist's Nagging Wrist Injury Has Cubs Weighing A DL Trip For HimZobrist isn't in the lineup Wednesday, and the plan to to re-evaluate his wrist and make a decision after Thursday's off day.
Utility Players Are Good Fantasy Baseball Roster Additions For FlexibilityAs summer approaches, most position players in baseball get the occasional day off, and on those days, it's good to have a roster that can adapt to unexpected games missed.
Emma: Behind The Methods To Maddon's Lineup MadnessJoe Maddon values versatility like no manager before. His unique approach has worked.