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    Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Looks like Lou said he was going to talk to Hendry about it during his post game interview. Gosh i hope we get rid of him.


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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    It might be a worse situation than Bradley. Zambrano's deal is ugly.

    5 years/$91.5M (2008-12), plus 2013 vesting option
    $5M signing bonus
    08:$15M, 09:$17.75M, 10:$17.875M, 11:$17.875M, 12:$18M, 13:$19.25M vesting player option
    full no-trade clause



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Amen Brother.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Good luck with that contract.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    I'd rather Hendry pay for that then put up with his crap the rest of the season.


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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Maybe the Yankees will trade them AJ Burnett in return.j


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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Big Z will get interest from other teams. Ozzie would take him in a heartbeat.


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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Zambrano blows up again - CBSSports.com

    Nobody is gonna trade for this head case!!!



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    Big Z will get interest from other teams. Ozzie would take him in a heartbeat.
    Ozzie asked if he could manage Z: "Yes I can, and that's not tampering."

    Guillen still has plans to go to dinner with Z tonight. Asked what he would say to him about the blowup? "Nothing."


    The Sox would not take on any of his salary, I feel confident saying that.

    Zambrano would literally be a mop up reliever for the Sox. He would not crack the rotation, or the first 5 of the pen.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Zambrano suspended indefinitely.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Lou never once said they would talk about getting rid of him. Never once hinted at what the consequences would be. All he said is they would talk about what happened and at the least, Zambrano would have to apologize.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    I probably can cut Big Z loose from my fantasy baseball team.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Quote Originally Posted by Wesley View Post
    Maybe the Yankees will trade them AJ Burnett in return.j
    AJ is a head case but at least when he was getting bombed the other night he stayed in the game and threw 100 pitches. Million dollar arm and twenty cent brain.



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    Re: Cubs to get rid of Zambrano?

    Quote Originally Posted by CrossCyed View Post
    It might be a worse situation than Bradley. Zambrano's deal is ugly.

    5 years/$91.5M (2008-12), plus 2013 vesting option
    $5M signing bonus
    08:$15M, 09:$17.75M, 10:$17.875M, 11:$17.875M, 12:$18M, 13:$19.25M vesting player option
    full no-trade clause
    Exactly, plus he's got a lot of baggage.


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