Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 4/8/12
Carlos Zambrano was looking to revive his flagging career. Ozzie Guillen was looking to bolster the Miami Marlins' rotation. The friends - and Venezuelan countrymen - felt working together would help accomplish both. Guillen will give the ball to Zambrano for his Marlins debut Sunday when the volatile right-hander faces a familiar foe in the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Zambrano spent 11 seasons with the Chicago Cubs, winning 125 games - more than double the total of the club's next pitcher on the list in that span. He struggled to live up to the expectations of a No. 1 starter over the past three seasons, though, going 29-20 as the Cubs went from playoff contenders to a losing ballclub. The decline culminated in Zambrano posting a career-high 4.82 ERA last year. At one point last summer, the Cubs even placed Zambrano on the 30-day disqualified list after he abruptly announced his retirement - an episode that only expedited his exit from the Windy City. Guillen...
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