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Carlos Zambrano, Phillies agree to minor league deal

Jose Reyes, right, points out someone in the

Jose Reyes, right, points out someone in the crowd to teammate Carlos Zambrano before a game against the Mets. (Aug. 8, 2012) Credit: David Pokress

PHILADELPHIA -- Right-hander Carlos Zambrano has agreed to a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

It was reported by multiple outlets last week that Zambrano had agreed to terms on a deal with the independant Long Island Ducks, but had not signed a contract with the club.

Zambrano will report this week to Clearwater, Fla., for extended spring training. The three-time All-Star rhasn't pitched in the majors since last September with Miami.

Zambrano, 31, is 132-91 with a 3.66 ERA in 12 seasons, including 11 with the Chicago Cubs, averaging 14 wins with a 3.43 ERA from 2003-10. He was 16-17 with a 4.66 ERA the last two seasons.

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