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Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting Venezuela baseball brawl

CARACAS, Venezuela — Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela’s winter series final. His apology was carried Monday by El Nacional newspaper. The Saturday night fight occurred during the third game of the series. Zambrano struck pitcher Mayckol Guiape of the rival Caribes de Anzoategui after teammate Ezequiel Carrera of...
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carlos Zambrano starts bench-clearing brawl in Venezuela

The winter leagues are wrapping up, and the Venezuelan Winter League is going out with a bang. During Friday's matchup between Navegantes del Magallanes and Caribes de Anzoategui, long-time Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano started throwing fists when teammate Ezequiel Carrera was plunked by pitcher Mayckol Guaipe. Zambrano went after Guaipe, knocking him to the ground...
Via The Outside Corner
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Zambrano Goes Ballistic In Venezuelan Winter League

Carlos Zambrano, most notable for being the fiery pitcher for the Chicago Cubs who used to break bats over his knees and start fights with his own teammates, was a noteworthy participant in a Venezuelan Winter League Finals brawl. And by participant, we mean slide-tackle-punching the opposing team’s starting pitcher while then roidishly flailing his arms about looking for his next...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Zambrano Released

Seen here as a member of the IronPigs, Zambrano’s run in the Phillies organization ended today. Photo: According to our Pat Gallen via Twitter, the Phillies have parted ways with RHP Carlos Zambrano. Zambrano threw just 35.1 IP for the Phillies in their minor league ranks before heading to the sidelines on June 28 with shoulder pain. Zambrano threw 19 innings for Triple...
Via Phillies Nation
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Zambrano struggles with command, but has decent outing in Lehigh Valley

It was not a bad night for Carlos Zambrano at Lehigh valley, but it was not exactly a great night either. The righty, who is looking to re-invent himself with the Phillies allowed two runs in five innings while striking out five and walking four in his first start at Triple-A. He threw 101 pitches in the outing, 64 for strikes. The first two innings were as perfect as could be for...
Via Phillies Nation
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Zambrano Nearing – Is He The Best Option?

The big Phillies news this morning was that Carlos Zambrano will be headed to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to pitch against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders on Thursday night. Zambrano has pitched well against Minor League opponents (16.1 IP, 10 H, 1 ER, 12 K, 7 BB per Matt Provence) and reiterated his readiness to pitch for the Phillies after his weekend start with the Fightins. “I’m...
Via Phillies Nation
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Solid Effort For Zambrano in Phils Minors Debut

Carlos Zambrano, photo- @BaseballBetsy Carlos Zambrano continues to try to reestablish himself as an impact pitcher and made his first official minor league appearance for the Phillies on Tuesday.  In 4 1/3 innings, Zambrano threw 81 pitches while allowing no runs on three hits for the Class A Advanced Clearwater Threshers.  The former Cubs and Marlins pitcher also struck out two...
Via Phillies Nation
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Zambrano ready to help Marlins sweep Rockies

Carlos Zambrano is enjoying a fresh start with the Miami Marlins. The right-hander hopes to continue his resurgence Wednesday night while looking to help the Marlins set a franchise record for victories in May by handing the visiting Colorado Rockies a season-high seventh consecutive defeat. The often volatile Zambrano (2-2, 1.96 ERA) appears to have regained the form that made...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Zambrano Reborn in Miami

Through all the tirades and tantrums that marred his eventual exit from Chicago, it can be easy to forget Carlos Zambrano is just 30 years old. This season, Zambrano is showing the world that he just might have something left in the tank. Through 41 innings, Zambrano is the proud owner of a 1.98 ERA. Despite his effectiveness, he wasn’t rewarded with his first victory of the season...
Via Fangraphs
May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Zambrano adopting a child

The former Cubs hothead who is now a member of the Florida Marlins clubhouse is actually quite the humanitarian and is presently in Guatemala finalizing the adoption of a young boy.

Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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