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World Series MVP Zobrist rehabbing with Smokies

(Tennessee Smokies)  He’s a world series MVP, resides in Franklin, Tennessee, and for now, Ben Zobrist is a member of the Tennessee Smokies. The Chicago Cubs utility man and 12 year Major League veteran will rehab with the Smokies beginning Thursday against the Jackson Generals.

Zobrist is the second Chicago Cubs member to join the Smokies this season. Brett Anderson was the first Cubs player to suit up for the Smokies the last series in Mobile.

Zobrist was awarded World Series MVP last year after batting 10-for-28 with two doubles and a triple, hitting .357/.419/.500. The career .264 hitter was batting .223 the last time he suited up for the Chicago Cubs back on June 13. This will be the first time Zobrist has joined the Smokies for a rehab stint.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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