According to reports on XM radio, Carlos Zambrano has been placed on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring. He will miss at least his next three starts.
Updated 4:22pm C.T. – According to a report on ESPN 1000, Bobby Scales has been called up from Triple-A Iowa to take Zambrano’s spot for now on the active roster. Scales will be added to the team’s 40-man roster. Bruce Levine speculated on his blog that Carlos Zambrano could be out for 15-20 days.
Will update soon, as more information is available.
Update – According to multiple reports, the leading candidates to take Zambrano’s spot in the rotation are Jose Ascanio, Randy Wells and Mitch Atkins…but Esmailin Caridad could be an option as well.