Zambrano's Opening Day History

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Zambrano's Opening Day History

Fergie Jenkins & Rick Sutcliffe both started five-straight lid lifters for Chicago.

Carlos Zambrano, however, will set the Cubs’ franchise-record with his sixth-consecutive Opening Day start vs. Atlanta this afternoon.

Here’s a quick look at Big Z’s Opening Day run as the No.1…

2005 – @ Arizona4.2IP, 7H, 3ER, 4BB, 8K, ND…Cubs win 16-6

2006 – @ Cincinnati4.2IP, 7H, 5ER, 5BB, 5K, ND…Cubs win 16-7

2007 – @ Cincinnati…5IP, 6H, 5ER, 5BB, 2K, (0-1)…Cubs lose 5-1

2008 – vs. Milwaukee…6.2IP, 3H, 0ER, 1BB, 5K, ND…Cubs lose 4-3 in 10

2009 – @ Houston…6IP, 5H, 1ER, 3BB, 6K, (1-0)…Cubs win 4-2

All totaled…(1-1)…3 no-decisions…26IP…28H…17ER…Cubs go (3-2)

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