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Ben Zobrist a fan of boy who weathered flood | WTSP.com 10

June 18, 2010 – 5:37 am |

Atlanta, Ga. — Ishmael Arnold, as his family scrambled out of their home during the May floods that hit Nashville, Tenn., went back in to rescue something special.
The 11-year-old,…

Q&A with Jaime Cevallos, the Swing Mechanic – RedReporter.com

March 12, 2010 – 6:03 pm |

Here’s a very good interview in one of the Cincinnati Red blogs with Jaime Cevallos, the Swing Doctor.  We’ve mentioned Jaime on this site before, as Eureka’s own Ben Zobrist…

Joe Mauer Wins AL MVP While 17 Voters Forget Who Ben Zobrist Is – Dan Levy – The Sporting Blog – Sporting News

November 24, 2009 – 9:04 am |
Joe Mauer Wins AL MVP While 17 Voters Forget Who Ben Zobrist Is – Dan Levy – The Sporting Blog – Sporting News

I agree with this writer from SportingNews.com.  How can 17 of the 28 leave Ben Zobrist off their ballot entirely?
What might be the most interesting result in the race…

Mauer, Pujols Named MVP By Baseball Bloggers Alliance

October 29, 2009 – 3:24 pm |
Mauer, Pujols Named MVP By Baseball Bloggers Alliance

Although the Tampa Bay Rays’ Ben Zobrist (Eureka H.S.) was receiving a lot of buzz from individual members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance prior to their Most Valuable Player vote,…

Zobrist named Rays MVP by writers

October 8, 2009 – 9:40 pm |
Zobrist named Rays MVP by writers

Ben Zobrist (Eureka High School) has been named MVP of the Tampa Rays.  Quite an accomplishment for someone who was just looking for a starting position at the beginning of…

The legend of Franklin Gutierrez should be forming right now | Seattle Times Newspaper Blog

September 4, 2009 – 10:49 pm |

Okay, for starters, my head hurts just trying to sort this one out. In the Seattle Times Mariners Blog, writer Geoff Baker tries to explain what makes Mariner Franklin Gutierrez…

Baseball swing expert Jaime Cevallos has simple approach | Star-Telegram.com

August 15, 2009 – 8:32 pm |
Baseball swing expert Jaime Cevallos has simple approach | Star-Telegram.com

Interesting article from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on self-taught hitting instructor Jamie Cevallos.  His students include two major leaguers, including Eureka’s Ben Zobrist.
Ted Williams once famously remarked, “Hitting a…

Zobrist Elected to Lexington (KY) Legends Hall of Fame « BluGrass Baseball

August 5, 2009 – 8:39 pm |
Zobrist Elected to Lexington (KY) Legends Hall of Fame « BluGrass Baseball

Houston Astros outfielder Hunter Pence and Tampa Bay Rays infielder Ben Zobrist have been elected to the Lexington Legends Hall of Fame. Pence and Zobrist became the first former Legends…

Baseball’s best and worst – EagleTribune.com

August 3, 2009 – 5:50 pm |
Baseball’s best and worst – EagleTribune.com

One national baseball writer takes a cut at listing his most overpaid and underpaid players in Major League Baseball.  Among them is Tampa Bay’s Ben Zobrist (Eureka HS).
Baseball’s All-Star…

Zobrist planned to leave baseball behind, but life had other plans

July 26, 2009 – 11:07 am |
Zobrist planned to leave baseball behind, but life had other plans

Terrific article from today’s Bloomington Pantagraph on former Eureka High School star Ben Zobrist:
Following his graduation from Eureka High School in 2000, Ben Zobrist believed his competitive baseball career…

Where Did Ben Zobrist Come From? | Bleacher Report

June 26, 2009 – 8:15 pm |

Hey, fellas, see what you get when you hit the big time?  It’s called scrutiny.  It’s one thing to be a Joe Mauer, but when you come out of nowhere…

Quick, Who is Leading the AL in OPS? | FanGraphs Baseball

June 24, 2009 – 7:42 pm |
Quick, Who is Leading the AL in OPS? | FanGraphs Baseball

The newest, chic-est stat in major league baseball is OPS (On-base plus slugging pct.).  So, guess who’s leading the American League at this moment in OPS?  It’s Eureka’s own Ben…

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