Carlos Zambrano leaves Marlins game with "lower back stiffness"

Sunday June 10th, 2012

Carlos Zambrano Carlos Zambrano left Saturday's game with stiffness in his back. (Chris Trotman, Getty Images)

Miami Marlins pitcher Carlos Zambrano left Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays after 2 1/3 innings, according to MLB.com.

Zambrano started off the game well enough, getting through the first inning pitching only seven times. In the second, things began to fall apart. The Rays scored five runs on four hits, and Zambrano appeared to be less and less in control of his pitches.

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