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Ben Zobrist

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Mr. Know-It-All Knows MLB All Stars

By Rich Herrera Last Week Manager Jim Leyland picked Ben Zobrist to represent the Rays in this year’s All Star Game. In recent years the Rays had come along way from being one of those […]

98.7 The Fan–07/10/2013

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(AUDIO) Zachary Rymer Take Us Around The League

From Bleacher Report, Zachary Rymer joined The Babe tonight to give us some of the great stories from around major league baseball that has peaked his interest. Zachary talked about some of the big stories […]

98.7 The Fan–07/09/2013

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(AUDIO) Evan Longoria And Matt Moore Get Snubbed From MLB All-Star Game

Kirk, Dinger and Roxanne are off this week, but the show must go on. The boys from 98.7 The Fan’s newest show “Fan Interference” filled in today. Justin Pawlowski, Jim Lighthall and Jeff “Pants” Pantridge […]

98.7 The Fan–07/08/2013

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Tigers Pitcher Rick Porcello Suspended 6 Games for Hitting Zobrist

In a quarrel that I thought was a complete joke over the weekend between the Tigers and Rays had thought to come to its conclusion when Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello threw at and hit Ben […]

98.7 The Fan–07/02/2013

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Fan Interference: Rays and Tigers Retaliate Without a Fight

I find myself rooting for fights and bench-clearing brawls in baseball like Nascar fans root for a wreck. Baseball is such a slow and tedious that lacks excitement a majority of the time. What I […]

98.7 The Fan–07/01/2013

Tampa Bay Rays v Chicago White Sox

Rays’ 8-game Run Ends with 3-1 Loss to White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Joyce isn’t ready to write off the Tampa Bay Rays until they’re officially out of the playoff race. They’re still in it. Their chances just aren’t great. The Rays’ postseason hopes […]

CBS Tampa–09/29/2012

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Zobrist’s Homer in 11th Give Rays Win Over Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In another time or situation, Ben Zobrist might have dropped down a bunt. Instead manager Joe Maddon told the Rays shortstop to swing away, and Zobrist delivered a two-run walk-off […]

CBS Tampa–09/08/2012

Seattle Mariners  v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Beat Mariners 4-3 in 14 Innings On Zobrist Double

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners generated little offense in the extra innings and it eventually cost them. Ben Zobrist snapped a 14th-inning tie with an RBI double and B.J. Upton homered and […]

CBS Tampa–07/21/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Cleveland Indians

Rays Stage Dramatic Rally for 3 in 9th, Beat Indians and Perez 7-6

CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star Chris Perez blew his first save since opening day and the Tampa Bay Rays scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Sunday. Will Rhymes hit […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Miami Marlins

Zobrist Leads Rays To Big Win Over Marlins and Zambrano 13-4

MIAMI (AP) — Carlos Zambrano has had back issues in the past. He has always tried to fight through them. Unfortunately for the Miami Marlins, he had no such luck Saturday night. Zambrano (4-4) allowed […]

CBS Tampa–06/10/2012