10:02 AM EST, Sat December 20, 2014

Fantasy Update

Dec 17, 2014
Rotoworld
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported that neither Ben Zobrist nor Evan Longoria have been part of the Rays' trade discussions.
Rotoworld Dec 17, 2014

Zobrist not likely to be traded to Nationals - Ben Zobrist (2B) Tampa Bay Rays

The New York Post's Joel Sherman wrote that according to his sources, the Nationals would not be targeting INF/OF Ben Zobrist in a potential trade.
DRaysBay Dec 16, 2014

Rays, Padres talking Wil Myers

The Rays and Padres are reportedly discussing a massive deal - in scope and number of players - according to Ken Rosenthal. We heard earlier in the Winter Meetings that Wil Myers's name had emerged as a trade candidate, and it was unexpectedly. The former Rookie of the Year's contract will remain affordable for a long time, and he's coming off what should be considered a down season after a sophomore slump and a broken wrist during a fielding blunder. Myers is also somewhat without a position, given the emergence of Kevin Kiermaier and the availability of defenders Ben Zobrist and David...
DRaysBay Dec 15, 2014

Dock of the Rays: who could afford a Ben Zobrist trade?

"Irresponsibly Speculating on the Return From a Hypothetical Ben Zobrist Trade" Last week during the Winter Meetings, we saw the market set the bar pretty high for a Ben Zobrist trade, with Andrew Friedman's Dodgers trading the second best left handed pitching prospect in the game for Howie Kendrick, one-for-one. Zobrist is worth more than Kendrick at the plate, on the field, and via contract - each are on a one-year deal, but Zobrist is two million cheaper. If Andrew Heaney is what it takes to land a lesser-Zorilla, we should be salivating at a possible trade of the real thing, either this...
Lookout Landing Dec 13, 2014

Trade Target Profile: Ben Zobrist

The Mariners are in hot pursuit of Melky Cabrera, a switch-hitting outfielder with a #2 batter's profile and a history of strong performances in the AL East. If that's really what they want, perhaps they should also be in hot pursuit of Ben Zobrist. In the wake of a relatively unproductive trip to baseball's annual Winter Meetings, Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik has been remarkably coy about his plans to fill Seattle's right field openings. Most of the high-profile targets (like Yoenis Cespedes and Matt Kemp) appear to be off the board, and while the team continues to pursue Melky...
DRaysBay Dec 11, 2014

Market sets value for Ben Zobrist trade

Andrew Friedman has himself a day -- Winter Meeting Recap: Day 3 Unable to acquire Ben Zobrist, as it would seem, Andrew Friedman and the massive front office from Chavez Ravine unloaded three trades on the baseball world yesterday to make something else work. Finally, the Winter Meetings have turned into what they're supposed to be: chaos -- and with great implications for the Rays. *** The first move the Dodgers executed has been described as a blockbuster, with recent All-Star middle infielder Dee Gordon, veteran right-hander Dan Haren, infielder Miguel Rojas and cash going to Miami in...

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