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Nice knowing you, Carlos

His colorful nature aside, Zambrano's performance, attitude made him expendable

Updated: January 5, 2012, 8:01 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- There isn't much left to say about Carlos Zambrano, except goodbye and we'll miss you.

Oh, you won't miss Zambrano?

I will.

He won 125 games in 11 seasons with the Cubs, pitched a no-hitter and threw in four different playoff series. His 3.60 career ERA was good. His 23 career home runs were fun.

When he was good, he was great. And when he wasn't, at least he was colorful. We don't have enough colorful. I think Randy Wells is going to have to talk more.

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