Posted May 15, 2013 on phillies.scout.com
PLAYERS: Carlos Zambrano
TEAMS: Miami Marlins
With two starting pitchers on the disabled list, the Phillies looked around for pitching help and all they found was Carlos Zambrano. The 31-year old was poised to sign with an independent league team, but held out to wait for a deal with the Phillies.
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