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Zambrano Told To Cut Out Caffeine

By Benjy Lipsman in News on Apr 14, 2008 7:27PM

2008_04_cubs_coffee.jpgThe Cubs have recently instructed Carlos Zambrano to cut the caffeine. While he admits to reducing his intake, he hasn't been able to quit cold turkey.

Surprisingly, though, the club's caffeine prohibition has nothing to do with his crazy temper. The Cubs' medical staff believe that the stimulant is contributing to the Cubs ace's forearm cramps. And that means no more coffee or Red Bull for Z.

Unless, of course, "caffeine" is a new euphemism for downloading internet porn. While we don't yet see that listed on Urban Dictionary, we know that in the past Zambrano's arm problems were computer-related.