Sending Carlos Zambrano to The Cubs’ Bullpen is a Ludicrous Move

April 21, 2010 by  

In one of the more bizarre moves you'll read about, the Cubs announced today that Opening Day starter Carlos Zambrano will be moved to the bullpen.

Zambrano, 1-2 with a 7.45 ERA so far in 2010, figures to be the primary set-up man for closer Carlos Marmol.

The Cubs' bullpen has been atrocious this season, and there is no question that a move had to be made. 

You can't fault manager Lou Piniella for trying to shake things up, but taking away a three-time all-star from your starting rotation is not the answer.

It's too early in the season to push the panic button in significantly weakening your starting rotation.

Granted, the Cubs expect ...

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