GDT Aug. 9, 2012: Blue Jays @ Rays, Ben Zobrist @ Shortstop

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 3: Infielder Ben Zobrist #18 of the Tampa Bay Rays dives for a ground ball against the St. Louis Cardinals July 3, 2011 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. Zobrist threw the runner out and the Rays won 8 - 3. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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This may be wrong -- I can't check right now -- but according to Baseball Press, Ben Zobrist is starting at short today.

Blue Jays Rays
1. Rajai Davis (R) LF 1. Sam Fuld (L) LF
2. Colby Rasmus (L) CF 2. B.J. Upton (R) CF
3. Edwin Encarnacion (R) 1B 3. Matt Joyce (L) RF
4. Yunel Escobar (R) SS 4. Evan Longoria (R) DH
5. David Cooper (L) DH 5. Ben Zobrist (S) SS
6. Moises Sierra (R) RF 6. Carlos Pena (L) 1B
7. Jeff Mathis (R) C 7. Jeff Keppinger (R) 3B
8. Omar Vizquel (S) 2B 8. Ryan Roberts (R) 2B
9. Adeiny Hechavarria (R) 3B 9. Jose Lobaton (S) C

I guess the Rays are getting desperate in their attempt to bump up Zobrist's trade value. /guffaw


Current Series

Rays lead the series 2-0

Tue 08/07 WP: James Shields (10 - 7)
SV: Fernando Rodney
LP: J.A. Happ (0 - 1)
4 - 1 win
Wed 08/08 WP: Alex Cobb (6 - 8)
SV: Fernando Rodney
LP: Carlos Villanueva (6 - 2)
3 - 2 win

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