Carlos Zambrano Trade Details: Miami Marlins Will Pay Chris Volstad's Salary In 2012

The Chicago Cubs sent Carlos Zambrano and $15 million to the Miami Marlins for Chris Volstad on Wednesday, and it appears that the Cubs will not have to pay Volstad's salary in 2012. According to this report from CSN Chicago, the Marlins have agreed to "send cash to the Cubs in the amount of money Chris Volstad receives via arbitration or an arbitration settlement."


Related: Carlos Zambrano: Thanks For The Memories, But It Was Time For You To Go

The deal still cost Chicago a lot of money, but Theo Epstein deemed it important to deal Zambrano, who had burned a lot of bridges in the Cubs clubhouse and could have created additional issues down the road.

For more updates on Chicago sports, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more in-depth coverage of the Cubs, head over to Bleed Cubbie Blue. Also, check out MLB Daily Dish for Cubs rumors and transactions.

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