Zambrano struggles, but Cubs crush Brewers
Zambrano, who celebrated the one-year anniversary on Monday of his no-hitter against the
“It’s been tough, but I’m not frustrated,” Zambrano said. Just try to help this team and do the best every time I go to the mound, but just have fun. I go out there to have and try to help this team every where I can.”
Zambrano became agitated when asked if he’s seen reports the
“I don’t care,” he said. “If the
Would he waive his no-trade clause?
“No. I don’t want to. What kind of question is that?” That’s enough,” Zambrano said as he stormed out of the interviewing room.
In addition to issuing 12 walks, five
With one out in the sixth inning, Gallardo walked
“As soon as the game started, I never was quite able to find my release point. Make one good pitch, I’d do the same thing. I just really couldn’t find my release point,” said Gallardo. “I just couldn’t locate my fastball. For some reason I just left fastballs over the plate.”
“I’m just pretty embarrassed with the way I threw the ball tonight,” Coffey said. “Obviously I can’t walk a guy and hit a guy with bases loaded and put the run in. The loss is on me tonight. That’s unacceptable.”
Gallardo (12-12) allowed seven runs on seven hits and five walks in 5 1-3 innings.
Zambrano allowed five runs on six hits in five innings. He struck out nine, but walked four.
“Zambrano really had it going for 4 2-3 innings. You got a 4-nothing lead with the pitcher coming up and two outs, you feel pretty good about getting out of that inning and they put five runs on the board,”
Lee’s three RBIs gave him 101 for the season. It’s his second career 100 RBI season.