The Miami Marlins are in the market to pick up a starting pitcher via a trade, and they may have just found their answer. According to a report by Ken Rosenthal, the Marlins are on the verge of trading for Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano.
Sources: #Marlins close to acquiring Carlos Zambrano from #Cubs. #MLB— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) January 4, 2012
Zambrano has spend his entire career with the Chicago Cubs, making his debut in the 2001 season. The 30-year old pitcher has dealt with anger issues in the past, including being relegated to a role in the bullpen some in the 2010 season. For his career, he has accumulated a 125-81 win-loss record with the Cubs and a career 3.60 ERA. Zambrano also has 23 home runs in his career as a hitter, providing at least somewhat of a bat as a National League pitcher.
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