Cubs Place Zambrano on MLB’s “Disqualified List”

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The Chicago Cubs have placed Carlos Zambrano on something called the disqualified list today; effective immediately.

What is the DQ list?

The disqualified list includes a period of 30 days without pay and no activity with the ball club. During this time, Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association will discuss recent statements attributed to Zambrano regarding his baseball future.

By now you’ve heard: Zambrano threw yet another one of his exceedingly childish hissy fits following a horrendous outing on the mound. Except this time was a little different- afterward, he cleaned out his locker, left the team and said he was done with baseball.

Zambrano was ejected from last night’s start in Atlanta after allowing eight runs on eight hits in 4.1 innings, matching the franchise record for five home runs allowed in an appearance. He was charged with the loss in Chicago ’s 10-4 setback. Zambrano is 9-7 with a 4.82 ERA (78 ER/145.2 IP) in 24 starts for the Cubs this season.

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