Report: Zambrano joins Ducks
Carlos Zambrano threw a no-hitter, made three All-Star teams and
earned more than $100 million as a major leaguer. The next pitch
the former Chicago Cub and Miami Marlin throws will come on a much
According to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com, the
Venezuela in this year’s World Baseball Classic — is
taking his talents to the independent leagues.
In case you missed it, Carlos Zambrano has signed with the Long
Island Ducks of the Atlantic League.
Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat)
At least he’ll have some other former MLB company when he
gets there. Former NL Rookie of the Year and NL Cy Young runner-up
Dontrelle Willis is already on the Ducks’ pitching staff.
Nine-time All-Star outfielder Vladimir Guerrero also
arrested shortly afterward for
his native Dominican Republic. According to CBS Sports’ Jon
Heyman, Guerrero has
an unspecified family issue.
Another former Duck? Two-time All-Star Jose Offerman
Being stuck in the Atlantic League isn’t all bad news for
Zambrano, though. Just last year, both
Sugar Land Skeeters, and Kazmir is back in the bigs with the
Cleveland Indians — though things