Cubs close to dealing troubled Zambrano

Wednesday– According to sources the Cubs are close to dealing pitcher, Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins.

In order for the trade to be possible, Zambrano would have to waive his no trade clause. It is expected that he would be willing to accept the trade to Miami do he can play under manager, Ozzie Guillen. Both Guillen and Zambrano are natives of Venezuela.

The Cubs are expected to pay most of the near $19million that is left on Zambrano’s contract.

The troubled right handed has spent his whole career with the Cubs. With the Cubs, Zambrano posted 125 wins an 81 loses with a 3.60 ERA. Before walking out on the 2011 season, he went 9-7 with a 4.82 ERA.

Check back for more news as we learn more about the situation.

Chris Jelinek

I am 19 years old and currently study at the University of Iowa. I began writing for Chi City Sports in July of 2010. I am a big fan of all Chicago Sports teams besides the White Sox. Also a big follower of Notre Dame. I mainly focus on writing about the Cubs and Blackhawks but occasionally pitch in on covering the Bears and other breaking news. Follow me on twitter, @Cjelinek16

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