|Dec. 8 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET20:46 ET1:46 GMT9:46 6:46 PM MST8:46 PM EST9:16 PM VEN5:46 UAE (+1)7:46 PM CT-The Chicago Cubs and Zobrist have agreed to a four-year contract. The team announced the deal on Tuesday night.
Analysis: A person familiar with the negotiations says the contract is worth $56 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms were not announced.
|Sep. 21 12:43 PM PT1:43 PM MT2:43 PM CT3:43 PM ET15:43 ET19:43 GMT3:43 12:43 PM MST2:43 PM EST3:13 PM VEN23:43 UAE2:43 PM CT-Zobrist was 3 for 5 with his 32nd double Sunday at Detroit.
Analysis: Zobrist has been fairly cold lately, going 5 for 24 in his last six games, though he's still batting .308 through 47 games with Kansas City.
|Sep. 10 2:39 PM PT3:39 PM MT4:39 PM CT5:39 PM ET17:39 ET21:39 GMT5:39 2:39 PM MST4:39 PM EST5:09 PM VEN1:39 UAE (+1)4:39 PM CT-Zobrist was 2 for 4 with a homer on Wednesday.
Analysis: Zobrist is batting .319 with the AL champs.
|Sep. 4 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Zobrist rapped out four hits as Kansas City routed Detroit 15-7 to wrap up another series win Thursday.
Analysis: Zobrist scored three runs and is hitting .368 in his last 10 games.
|Aug. 29 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Zobrist was 2 for 4 on an emotional Friday.
Analysis: Zobrist had the infield single and a double in four at-bats during his first game at Tropicana Field since being traded by the Rays to Oakland in January. Zobrist, obtained by the Royals from the Athletics July 28, played nine years for Tampa Bay and received a standing ovation after a video tribute was shown on the scoreboard prior to the game.
|Aug. 20 1:13 PM PT2:13 PM MT3:13 PM CT4:13 PM ET16:13 ET20:13 GMT4:13 1:13 PM MST3:13 PM EST3:43 PM VEN0:13 UAE (+1)3:13 PM CT-Zobrist came through with another big performance Wednesday, going 4 for 5 with two doubles at Cincinnati.
Analysis: Zobrist is a scorching 13 for 23 with four doubles during a six-game hitting streak.
|Aug. 17 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET17:59 ET21:59 GMT5:59 2:59 PM MST4:59 PM EST5:29 PM VEN1:59 UAE (+1)4:59 PM CT-Zobrist went 2 for 4 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Zobrist and the Royals have Monday off.
|Aug. 11 3:02 PM PT4:02 PM MT5:02 PM CT6:02 PM ET18:02 ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST5:32 PM VEN2:02 UAE (+1)5:02 PM CT-Zobrist went 3 for 3 in Monday's win over Detroit.
Analysis: Zobrist has made a nice impact for the Royals since being acquired from Oakland July 28, batting .333 with three home runs, eight RBI and six runs scored in 10 games.
|Aug. 2 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET20:54 ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST8:24 PM VEN4:54 UAE (+1)7:54 PM CT-Zobrist went 3 for 4 with two home runs in Kansas City's 7-6 win at Toronto on Saturday.
Analysis: Zobrist had been 1 for 8 in his previous two games for the Royals.
|July 30 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Zobrist was set to make his Kansas City Royals' debut in left field against the Blue Jays on Thursday night.
Analysis: Zobrist, batting .268 with six homers and 31 RBIs, was batting sixth against Toronto right-hander Marco Estrada.
|July 28 1:21 PM PT2:21 PM MT3:21 PM CT4:21 PM ET16:21 ET20:21 GMT4:21 1:21 PM MST3:21 PM EST3:51 PM VEN0:21 UAE (+1)3:21 PM CT-The Athletics have traded Zobrist and cash to the Royals for right-hander Aaron Brooks and minor league left-hander Sean Manaea. The teams announced the trade Tuesday.
Analysis: The 34-year-old Zobrist, an infielder and outfielder, batted .268 with six home runs, 20 doubles, two triples and 33 RBIs in 67 games for the A's, who are last in the AL West.
|July 2 8:37 AM PT9:37 AM MT10:37 AM CT11:37 AM ET11:37 ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST11:07 AM VEN19:37 UAE10:37 AM CT-Zobrist was 2 for 3 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Zobrist has been in trade rumors and could soon find himself on a contender once the floundering A's pull the plug on their horrible season.
|June 24 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Zobrist went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer in an 8-6 win against Texas on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Zobrist is 13 for 31 (.419) with three homers, 10 RBIs and a 1.417 OPS in his past nine games.
|June 20 1:38 PM PT2:38 PM MT3:38 PM CT4:38 PM ET16:38 ET20:38 GMT4:38 1:38 PM MST3:38 PM EST4:08 PM VEN0:38 UAE (+1)3:38 PM CT-Zobrist was 2 for 5 with a three-run dinger on Friday.
Analysis: Zobrist has eight RBIs in his last four games.
|June 15 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Zobrist had three hits, including a pair of doubles, and scored three runs in an 8-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
Analysis: Zobrist, batting .219 in 32 games, was 4 for 35 in his previous 10.
|May 27 8:24 AM PT9:24 AM MT10:24 AM CT11:24 AM ET11:24 ET15:24 GMT23:24 8:24 AM MST10:24 AM EST10:54 AM VEN19:24 UAE10:24 AM CT-Zobrist was 2 for 4 on Tuesday.
Analysis: Now that Zobrist is healthy, use him and reap some fantasy rewards.
|Apr. 25 10:48 AM PT11:48 AM MT12:48 PM CT1:48 PM ET13:48 ET17:48 GMT1:48 10:48 AM MST12:48 PM EST1:18 PM VEN21:48 UAE12:48 PM CT-Zobrist has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with torn cartilage in his left knee.
Analysis: Zobrist was batting .240 with one homer and eight RBIs in 14 games. He has started games at second base, left field and right field so far this season.
|Apr. 15 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET23:44 ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST11:14 PM VEN7:44 UAE (+1)10:44 PM CT-Zobrist was held from the starting lineup Wednesday with a bruised right heel.
Analysis: Oakland manager Bob Melvin said Zobrist felt lingering soreness from a defensive play earlier in the week. Melvin said Zobrist was available to play and expected him to return to the starting lineup on Friday in Kansas City.
|Apr. 14 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Zobrist finished with three hits - including a double - in Monday's 8-1 win at Houston.
Analysis: Zobrist has gone 7 for 17 with four doubles and three RBIs over his last four games.
|Apr. 12 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET15:41 ET19:41 GMT3:41 12:41 PM MST2:41 PM EST3:11 PM VEN23:41 UAE2:41 PM CT-Zobrist went 2 for 5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Zobrist looks good at the plate in week one with a .903 OPS.
|Apr. 7 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET18:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)5:07 PM CT-Zobrist went 2 for 5 with a two-run homer in his A's debut Monday.
Analysis: Zobrist also doubled, and he could be in for a nice season hitting in the heart of the A's lineup.