All the controversy that has surrounded Carlos Zambrano in recent years is being pushed to the side. With the Marlins, the slate is clean.
Manager Ozzie Guillen personally stuck his neck out, urging the Marlins to acquire the former Cubs ace. The convincing became a reality on Jan. 5 when a deal was swung that sent Chris Volstad to Chicago for Zambrano.
A month before the move, Guillen told reporters at the Winter Meetings that he thought Zambrano could win 15 or 16 games this year.
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