Carlos Zambrano since returning to the rotation August 9:
5-0 with a 1.95 ERA.
8 earned runs in 45 innings pitched.
Has allowed two or fewer runs in last seven starts.
32 strikeouts in his last four games.
Big Z has won four-consecutive starts for the first time since mid July, 2007.
Despite his dreadful Opening Day outing at Atlanta (8-ER in 1.1 IP), Zambrano has posted an (8-4) record in 16 starts.
Overall this season, he’s (8-6) with a 3.88 ERA.
He made 16 relief appearances going (0-1) with a 4.32 ERA.
For his career he’s (113-74) with a 3.50 ERA since joining the Cubs in 2001.