(WSCR) Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting the Cubs have officially traded Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins.
Ken Rosenthal first reported talks of the deal late Wednesday afternoon.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wind Chill Advisory Overnight, Wind Chills To Drop Well Below Zero
Subsequent reports indicate the Cubs will eat the bulk of the $19 million remaining on Zambrano’s contract. Right-handed pitcher Chris Volstad is rumored to be coming to Chicago in the trade.READ MORE: 81-Year-Old Woman Dies After Avalon Park House Fire
Zambrano hasn’t pitched for the Cubs since he walked out on his team during an August 12 game in Atlanta.
After being ejected from the game for throwing at Braves third baseman Chipper Jones twice, Zambrano cleaned out his locker and threatened retirement, though he later retracted that statement.MORE NEWS: Uber Driver Shot On Eisenhower Expressway
In 24 starts for the Cubs in 2011, the 30-year-old right-hander was 13-11 with a 4.82 ERA.