The Chicago Cubs will be permitted to place Carlos Zambrano on the restricted list beginning tomorrow, and Zambrano will be starting “treatment” on Wednesday according to Carrie Muskat.
Jeff Stevens is expected to be called back up from AAA Iowa to take Zambrano’s roster spot. No word yet on how long Zambrano’s suspension will be or what exactly his “treatment” will be. I’m going to guess it’s going to be less intensive than Milton Bradley therapy, but slightly more intensive than herpes topical.
If Zambrano really does need therapy, I feel slightly worse for creating pictures like this (however appropriate they may be):