Former Cubs pitcher Zambrano tries for minor-league comeback

  • Carlos Zambrano

    Carlos Zambrano Associated Press

Updated 4/15/2019 11:41 PM

MIAMI -- Tiger Woods one day, Carlos Zambrano the next?

"Why not?" the burly former Cubs right-hander said as he mingled Monday with players and staff on the field at Marlins Park before the team's game against the Marlins. "Bartolo [Colon] pitched until he was 45. I'm 37."


Zambrano had an air of seriousness behind his smiles while he watched the Cubs take batting practice -- because he already has a job playing baseball again.

Zambrano hesitated at first, then showed the email from the independent Chicago Dogs, who are based in Rosemont, welcoming him to the 2019 team.

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