Time for Big Z to point finger at himself

Zambrano needs to understand that much responsibility comes with a $91.5 million deal

Originally Published: June 28, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- Under the first-base side of Wrigley Field, in a depressing, windowless, white cinder block room, where cement stairs protrude from the ceiling like stalactites, Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry spoke the untruest words of all.

"We do have a conclusion to the Carlos Zambrano situation from Friday," Hendry said shortly before Monday evening's game with the Pirates.

Then Hendry outlined the parameters of the latest -- and certainly the last -- attempt to rehabilitate ...

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