• Right-hander Carlos Zambrano will pitch once more for Triple-A Lehigh Valley before the Phillies must decide whether or not to promote him to the big leagues. He can ask for his release if he is not on the big league roster by July 1. Amaro said the Phillies view Zambrano as a starter, although he did not rule out Zambrano helping in the bullpen.
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