According to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Phillies have agreed to a minor-league contract with former-Cubs and Marlins pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
Zambrano's reputation precedes him. With the Cubs, Zambrano was suspended by the team in 2010 for his antics and was suspended for 30 days in August 2011. He was ejected from a game against the Braves then proceeded to clean out his locker during the game and told team personnel that he was retiring. In addition to these incidents, he has fought with teammates and as erupted in fits of rage numerous times in the dugout.
The soon-to-be 32 year old pitcher was a decent pitcher in Chicago. He was a three-time All-Star, finished in the Top 5 in Cy Young voting five times, led the National League in wins in 2006, and also has some ability with the bat as he on three Silver Slugger awards as well.
He is 132-91 in his career with a 3.66 ERA in 12 seasons. Zambrano last pitched in the Majors last season with the Marlins in which he appeared in 35 games (20 starts) and posted a 7-10 record with a 4.49 ERA and 1.50 WHIP.
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