Zambrano scratched from start, slated to go Tuesday vs. Astros

Updated: September 1, 2008, 4:36 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Cubs ace Carlos Zambrano was scratched from his start Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies to give him some time to rest his tired arm.

Zambrano, a 13-game winner this season, is 1-1 over his last five starts and twice failed to get out of the fifth inning. He has seen a drop-off at times in his velocity.

Leading the NL Central and with the best record in the majors, the Cubs want a fresh Zambrano for the final month. He went through a similar tired arm period ...

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