Zambrano deal for five years, $91.5 million in Chicago

Updated: August 18, 2007, 2:08 AM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Carlos Zambrano's long wait paid off. The Chicago Cubs' talented and emotional ace agreed Friday to a $91.5 million, five-year contract extension that features a 2013 option that could make the deal worth $110.75 million over six seasons.

Zambrano skipped a shot at free agency and its lucrative payday to stay with the only club he's ever known.

"Not everything is about money, you know," Zambrano said. "I know if I got to free agency there were a lot of things ...

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