Zambrano suspended six games, fined $3,000 for blow-up
Zambrano was ejected in the seventh inning after he got in a heated argument -- which included him firing a ball into left field, tossing his glove and taking a bat to a dugout cooler before heading to the clubhouse -- with umpire
While there was contact with the umpire, the main issue seems to have been his excessive protest following the call of safe at home. Zambrano claimed he got the tag-down in time on Pittsburgh's
The suspension began Thursday night, leaving Zambrano available to pitch for the Cubs next Thursday in Atlanta.