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Carlos Zambrano    \zam-BRAH-no\

Carlos Alberto Zambrano (Big Z or El Toro)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 275 lb.

Born: June 1, 1981 in Puerto Cabello, Carabobo, VE
High School: U. E. Creacion (Carabobo, VE)

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2001: Rated #68 Prospect
Pre-2002: Rated #80 Prospect

Major League Stats

Carlos Zambrano
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Pitching: 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
 Batting: 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1998 17 -2.4 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 0 1 .000 3.15 14 2 4 0 0 1 40.0 39 17 14 0 25 3 36 0 1 3 177 1.600 8.8 0.0 5.6 8.1 1.44
1999 18 -3.6 Lansing MIDW A CHC 13 7 .650 4.17 27 24 2 2 1 0 153.1 150 87 71 9 62 1 98 10 2 10 663 1.383 8.8 0.5 3.6 5.8 1.58
2000 19 -6.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 5 6 .455 2.62 43 9 17 0 0 6 117.0 93 44 34 5 61 2 89 5 0 7 500 1.316 7.2 0.4 4.7 6.8 1.46
2000 19 -4.8 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 3 1 .750 1.34 9 9 0 0 0 0 60.1 39 14 9 2 21 0 43 3 0 4 241 0.994 5.8 0.3 3.1 6.4 2.05
2000 19 -8.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 2 5 .286 3.97 34 0 17 0 0 6 56.2 54 30 25 3 40 2 46 2 0 3 259 1.659 8.6 0.5 6.4 7.3 1.15
2001 20 -7.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 10 5 .667 3.88 26 25 1 1 0 0 150.2 124 73 65 9 68 1 155 14 1 10 639 1.274 7.4 0.5 4.1 9.3 2.28
2002 21 -6.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 0 0 0.00 3 3 0 0 0 0 9.0 2 0 0 0 6 0 11 0 0 0 35 0.889 2.0 0.0 6.0 11.0 1.83
2009 28 5.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A+ CHC 0 1 .000 4.15 2 2 0 0 0 0 8.2 9 4 4 0 3 0 6 0 0 1 38 1.385 9.3 0.0 3.1 6.2 2.00
2009 28 6.2 Peoria MIDW A CHC 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 5.0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 19 0.800 7.2 0.0 0.0 9.0
2009 28 5.1 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 0 1 .000 9.82 1 1 0 0 0 0 3.2 5 4 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 19 2.182 12.3 0.0 7.4 2.5 0.33
2010 29 3.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk CHC 0 0 5.40 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 3 3 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 23 1.400 10.8 0.0 1.8 9.0 5.00
2010 29 8.4 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2010 29 2.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 0 0 6.75 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0 6 3 3 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 20 1.750 13.5 0.0 2.2 9.0 4.00
2011 30 8.3 Peoria MIDW A CHC 0 0 0.00 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.0 3 1 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 16 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 9.0 1.33
2013 32 6.3 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-A+-AA PHI 3 0 1.000 2.04 7 7 0 0 0 0 35.1 29 11 8 1 17 0 30 1 0 1 150 1.302 7.4 0.3 4.3 7.6 1.76
2013 32 8.9 Clearwater FLOR A+ PHI 1 0 1.000 0.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 10.1 7 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 42 1.065 6.1 0.0 3.5 4.4 1.25
2013 32 7.4 Reading EL AA PHI 1 0 1.000 1.50 1 1 0 0 0 0 6.0 3 1 1 1 3 0 7 0 0 0 22 1.000 4.5 1.5 4.5 10.5 2.33
2013 32 4.5 Lehigh Valley IL AAA PHI 1 0 1.000 3.32 4 4 0 0 0 0 19.0 19 10 7 0 10 0 18 1 0 1 86 1.526 9.0 0.0 4.7 8.5 1.80
9 Seasons 31 20 .608 3.42 127 73 24 3 1 7 523.0 455 240 199 24 246 7 434 31 4 32 2241 1.340 7.8 0.4 4.2 7.5 1.76
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 0 1 .000 3.07 15 2 4 0 0 1 41.0 39 17 14 0 25 3 37 0 1 3 180 1.561 8.6 0.0 5.5 8.1 1.48
A (3 seasons) A 13 7 .650 3.94 29 26 2 2 1 0 162.1 157 88 71 9 65 1 107 10 2 11 698 1.368 8.7 0.5 3.6 5.9 1.65
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 1 1 .500 2.57 3 3 0 0 0 0 14.0 12 4 4 0 7 0 6 0 0 0 61 1.357 7.7 0.0 4.5 3.9 0.86
AA (2 seasons) AA 4 1 .800 1.36 10 10 0 0 0 0 66.1 42 15 10 3 24 0 50 3 0 4 263 0.995 5.7 0.4 3.3 6.8 2.08
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 13 10 .565 3.76 70 32 18 1 0 6 239.1 205 116 100 12 125 3 234 18 1 14 1039 1.379 7.7 0.5 4.7 8.8 1.87

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1998 17 -2.2 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 18 -3.6 Lansing MIDW A CHC 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 19 -6.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHC 43 20 16 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 9 .063 .118 .250 .368 4 0 0 3 0 0
2000 19 -5.2 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC 9 14 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 2 0 0
2000 19 -8.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 34 6 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .800 1.000 4 0 0 1 0 0
2001 20 -7.3 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 26 27 25 2 6 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 12 .240 .240 .360 .600 9 0 0 2 0 0
2002 21 -6.1 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-A CHC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 28 6.3 Peoria MIDW A CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 28 5.5 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 29 2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk CHC 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010 29 8.9 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 29 2.0 Iowa PCL AAA CHC 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 30 8.4 Peoria MIDW A CHC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 32 7.6 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-AAA PHI 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 32 9.2 Clearwater FLOR A+ PHI 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 32 7.6 Reading EL AA PHI 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 32 4.9 Lehigh Valley IL AAA PHI 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 127 51 45 3 8 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 22 .178 .196 .311 .507 14 0 0 5 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 10 16 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 .000 .071 .000 .071 0 0 0 2 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 70 35 32 3 8 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 15 .250 .250 .438 .688 14 0 0 3 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1998 17 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC P 14 11 5 5 1 1 .909 0.71 6 2 25%
1999 18 Lansing MIDW A CHC P 27 27 8 15 4 4 .852 0.85 12 7 37%
2000 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CHC P 43 34 15 17 2 2 .941 0.74 8 7 47%
2000 19 West Tenn SOUL AA CHC P 9 11 6 5 0 0 1.000 1.22 5 4 44%
2000 19 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 34 23 9 12 2 2 .913 0.62 3 3 50%
2001 20 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 26 43 15 26 2 3 .953 1.58 5 5 50%
2002 21 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 3 2 0 1 1 0 .500 0.33 1 0 0%
2009 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs A+-A CHC P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50 1 0 0%
2009 28 Peoria MIDW A CHC P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 1 0 0%
2009 28 Daytona FLOR A+ CHC P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2010 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-Rk CHC P 4 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50 0 0
2010 29 Cubs ARIZ Rk CHC P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
2010 29 Iowa PCL AAA CHC P 3 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.67 0 0
2011 30 Peoria MIDW A CHC P 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 1 1 50%
2013 32 3 Teams 3 Lgs AAA-A+-AA PHI P 7 10 4 6 0 0 1.000 1.43
2013 32 Clearwater FLOR A+ PHI P 2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
2013 32 Reading EL AA PHI P 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
2013 32 Lehigh Valley IL AAA PHI P 4 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 0.75
9 Seasons 127 131 48 73 10 10 .924 0.95 34 22 39%
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1998 17 AZL Cubs Arizona League Rk CHC
1999 18 Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League A CHC
2000 19 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC
2000 19 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Southern League AA CHC
2001 20 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2001-04-06 2001-08-30
2001 20 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2001-08-20 2001-10-07
2002 21 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2002-04-07 2002-06-03
2002 21 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2002-04-11 2002-09-26
2003 22 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2003-04-05 2003-09-25
2004 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2004-04-09 2004-10-02
2005 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2005-04-04 2005-09-30
2006 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2006-04-03 2006-09-30
2007 26 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2007-04-02 2007-09-28
2008 27 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
2009 28 Daytona Cubs Florida State League A+ CHC 2009-05-17 2009-05-17
2009 28 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A CHC 2009-08-20 2009-08-20
2009 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2009-04-06 2009-09-30
2010 29 AZL Cubs Arizona League Rk CHC 2010-07-19 2010-07-19
2010 29 Iowa Cubs Pacific Coast League AAA CHC 2010-07-22 2010-07-27
2010 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2010-04-05 2010-10-02
2011 30 Peoria Chiefs Midwest League A CHC 2011-07-08 2011-07-08
2011 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 2011-04-02 2011-08-12
2012 31 Miami Marlins National League MLB MIA 1 2012-04-08 2012-09-21
2013 32 Clearwater Threshers Florida State League A+ PHI 2013-05-28 2013-06-02
2013 32 Reading Fightin Phils Eastern League AA PHI 2013-06-08 2013-06-08
2013 32 Lehigh Valley IronPigs International League AAA PHI 2013-06-13 2013-06-28

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