Wife won’t call Royals’ Zobrist if she goes into labor during Series

Ben Zobrist doesn't plan on leaving the Royals if his wife has their baby this week. 

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Heading into the World Series, there was some speculation whether Kansas City Royals infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist would leave the club if his wife, Julianna, was to go into labor this week. 

Apparently, Julianna isn’t due to give birth until Nov. 10, which would keep Zobrist out of trouble, so to speak. However, just in case, he and his wife have a game plan in place should something happen: She just won’t call him.

Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star passed along the update on Twitter prior to Game 2 on Wednesday night: 

Tod Palmer, also of the Kansas City Star, followed that up with the terms of Julianna’s agreement with her husband: 

No pressure, Ben!