Zobrist is starting in right field and hitting leadoff in Tuesday's NL Wild Card Game. Zobrist is hitting .333 against left-handers this season, so he'll be rewarded with a spot atop the order for Tuesday's win-or-go-home game against lefty Kyle Freeland. Daniel Murphy, the team's usual leadoff hitter, was dropped to sixth in the order.
Zobrist is starting in right field and batting second in Sunday's game against the Cardinals. With the Cubs looking to secure the NL Central title with a win and a Brewers loss, they'll turn to Zobrist in a pivotal spot in the lineup ahead of sluggers Javier Baez, Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant. It makes sense that the Cubs would trust the veteran here, as he's slashing a solid .309/.380/.441 this season. Heading into the postseason, look for Zobrist to maintain his super-utility role.
Zobrist went 3-for-6 with a run scored in Sunday's 6-1 win over the White Sox. Zobrist posted his second straight multi-hit performance, and he's batting a robust .314/.387/.450 this season. After a disappointing 2017 campaign, the veteran has been a solid fantasy contributor in 2018, compiling at-bats while once again manning several positions in the field for the Cubs.
Zobrist went 2-for-4 with a walk, two runs scored and two RBI in Saturday's 8-3 win over the White Sox. Zobrist has been an offensive force all season, as he's now slashing a robust .311/.385/.449. With the Cubs closing in on a playoff spot, the 37-year-old figures to be heavily involved, though he could get some days off if or when the team clinches.
Zobrist is out of the lineup against Cincinnati on Saturday. Zobrist will retreat to the bench after going 3-for-4 with a double during Friday's series-opening victory. With left-hander Cody Reed on the mound, Ian Happ will get the start in left field while Albert Almora starts in center.