Carlos Zambrano

May 28, 2008, 10 innings
Behdind Derek Lowe, the Dodgers take a 1-0 lead into the 9th inning until Geovany Soto ties it with a sacrifice fly driving in Ryan Theriot. 

In the 10th inning, Alfonso Soriano drives in Mike Fontenot with the walk-off RBI single as Cubs defeat the Dodgers 2-1 at Wrigley Field.

Carlos Zambrano gives up just one run over 8 innings and Jose Ascanio & Bob Howry pitche 2 scoreless relief innings. 

May 7, 2004
Carlos Zambrano pitches a complete game 2-hit shut out as the Cubs defeat the Rockies 11-0.

Corey Patterson drives in 4 runs.


September 14, 2008
Carlos Zambrano pitches the 13th no-hitter in Cubs history, defeating the Astros, 5-0 at Miller Park.  Yes, Miller Park.  This was a designated home game for the Astros,  however, the game could not be played there due to Hurricane Ike. 

It is the only no-hitter (at the beginning of the 2017 season), in MLB history
to be played at a neutral site. 

Zambrano's no-hitter ended a long streak of Cubs games without a no-hitter.  Zambrano's no-hitter was 36 years and 12 days after Milt Pappas no-hitter on September 2, 1972.

Cubs No-Hitters Wikipedia Page

Cubs rotation by year, where Carlos ranks

Yesterday's Cubs, today's metrics:
 
2002 1.1 WAR, 5th on team behind Matt clement, Kerry Wood, Jon Lieber, Mark Prior
2003 4.7 WAR, 2nd on team behind Mark Prior
2004 4.7 WAR, 1st on team
2005 4.2 WAR, 1st on team
2006 3.9 WAR, 1st on team
2007 2.8 WAR, 3rd on team, behind Ted Lilly, Rich Hill
2008 2,8 WAR, T-2nd on team (Ted Lilly), behind Ryan Dempster
2009 3.7 WAR, T-1st on team (Ted Lilly)
2010 2.0 WAR, 3rd on team behind Ryan Dempster, Randy Wells
2011 0.7 WAR, 3rd on team behind Matt Garza, Ryan Dempster

How Zambrano matches up in his Cubs career with others:

His 30.2 career WAR is 13th in Cubs history (entering 2017 season)
Behind
Clark Griffith
Claude Passeua
John Clarkson

Ahead of
Bill Lee
Larry Corcoran
Bill Hands
Lon Warneke


HR's by a pitcher, Cubs history
Carlos Zambrano   23
John Clarkson  16
Fergie Jenkins  13
claude Passeau  12
Bill Hutchinson  12
charley Root  11
Pat Malone   9
Tony kaufman   8
Ad Gumbert   7
Travis Wood   7
Kerry Wood   7

Fangraphs Cubs pitchers (hitting stats)








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