Carlos Zambrano celebrated his 20th career homer but little else. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
By Carrie Muskat / MLB.com
Charged with revitalizing the Cubs, Carlos Zambrano instead struggled in his return from the disabled list, allowing eight earned runs in 4 1/3 innings. He helped his cause with a homer, but it was one of few Cubs offensive highlights.
a-Struck out for Heilman in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Gorzelanny in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Soto, G (13, Mock), Lee, D (28, Clippard). HR: Zambrano (4, 3rd inning off Mock, 0 on, 1 out), Bradley (10, 7th inning off Clippard, 0 on, 2 out), Baker, Je (3,
9th inning off Rivera, S, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Bradley 7; Zambrano 4; Ramirez, Ar 2; Baker, Je 4; Soto, G 2; Fukudome 2; Lee, D 2. RBI: Zambrano (8), Fukudome (47), Soto, G 2 (31), Bradley (32), Baker, Je (15). 2-out RBI: Soto, G 2; Bradley. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot; Fontenot; Ramirez, Ar; Fukudome. GIDP: Soto, G. Team RISP: 3-for-10. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING CS: Ramirez, Ar (1, 2nd base by Mock/Nieves).