Cubs’ Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps

Like electronic strike zone Cubs offense becoming a sore subject at Wrigley Field

Zobrist immediately argued with Phil Cuzzi and manager Joe Maddon came out to defend his player. He and Cuzzi talked calmly near home plate between the eighth and ninth innings before Zobrist was kicked out. That's when Cuzzi decided he had heard enough from Zobrist and ejected him.

"I felt like I knew the zone right there, and I felt like the at-bat was taken away from me", he said.

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Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist was ejected from from Tuesday's game against the the Brewers, for using a group of words. He didn't want me to tell him that. After striking out to end a game last season, the 13-year veteran made it clear that he wasn't happy with how the game is umpired.

"I just basically said, "That's why we want an electronic strike zone" and that's what obviously got me tossed", Zobrist told reporters after his first career ejection, per Josh Frydman of WGN News. While the Cubs (68-50) are sitting in first place in the NL Central standings, the Brewers (68-54) are only two games back and threatening Chicago's spot atop the division leaderboard.

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