Carlos Marmol is bad, but not Cubs worst closer ever

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Carlos Marmol sucks. This is not new information to Cubs fans, who have watched the once-electric closer lose his job less than a week into the 2013 season. Marmol's been awful, going 0-1 with a 27.00 ERA with a 4.80 WHIP and .600 opponent batting average in three appearances before manager ...

Chicago Cubs: Carlos Marmol to lose closer job already?

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Carlos Marmol has been shaky throughout his seven years with the Chicago Cubs, but this would be a new depth to the craziness surrounding his career. On Opening Day on Monday, Marmol came on in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 3-0 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates and ...

Carlos Marmol Out as Chicago Cubs Closer

Friday, May 4th, 2012

It has been a really tough year for Chicago Cubs closer Carlos Marmol. The 29-year-old has already blown two saves and has looked generally awful in doing so. Now, he has lost his job. Cubs manager Dale Sveum called Marmol into his office before Friday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers ...