José Zambrano (minors01)
Jose Luis Zambrano
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 165 lb.
- Born March 18, 1971 in Maracaibo, Zulia Venezuela
Outfielder Jose Zambrano played in the Seattle Mariners (1988) and Boston Red Sox (1989-1995) systems. He never reached Triple A in affiliated ball, peaking at Double A, but he did spend a year in the Mexican League (1996).
Though he began his career with a .313/.343/.485 slash line as a 17-year-old for the AZL Red Sox/Mariners in 1988, he struggled to hit for average overall, batting .251 in 464 affiliated-league games. He peaked at 10 home runs in 95 games between two clubs in 1993; he set a career-high of 83 hits in 1990.
His brothers, Eddie Zambrano and Bob Zambrano, played in the minor leagues. His nephew Rougned Odor played in the majors and another nephew, also named Rougned Odor, has played in the minors. He is also related to Rouglas Odor.