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Pedro Strop. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Young Bullpen A Promising Group

“There have been a lot of good individual performances out here,” GM Jed Hoyer said.

CBS Chicago–08/13/2014

Carlos Marmol. (Getty Images)

Carlos Marmol’s Career Is Still Kicking

Carlos Marmol has agreed to a minor league deal with the Reds, Jon Heyman reports.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Chicago Cubs pitcher LaTroy Hawkins yells at home plate umpire Tim Tschida after being escorted to the dugout by manager Dusty Baker (R), coach Gary Matthews (L of Hawkins) and others after being thrown out of a game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning on July 20, 2004 at Wrigley Field. The Cardinals defeated the Cubs 11-8. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers Ever

It appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.

670 The Score–04/18/2014

Scott Feldman. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Send Feldman, Clevenger To Orioles For Arrieta, Strop

The Cubs added to their international pool Tuesday with a flurry of trades

CBS Chicago–07/02/2013

Carlos Marmol. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Dump Marmol, Acquire Guerrier From Dodgers

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer finally managed to rid themselves of Carlos Marmol and his hefty contract, but had to give up an international signing bonus slot to get it done.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2013

Jonathan Toews. (Photo by Dave Sanford-Pool/Getty Images)

Ofman: Now We’re Stuck With Cubs, Sox

And now boys and girls, the hangover.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2013

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Cubs Designate Marmol For Assignment, Release Stewart

The Chicago Cubs have designed often-erratic pitcher Carlos Marmol for assignment.

670 The Score–06/25/2013

Kirk Nieuwenhuis #9 of the New York Mets connects on a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the ninth inning (Credit: Jason Szenes/Getty )

Marmol Blows 9th Inning Lead As Cubs Lose To Mets 4-3

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer that capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Mets salvaged what had been shaping up as another sorry afternoon, startling the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday.

06/16/2013

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Cubs’ Marmol Cleared As Woman Drops Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol said Monday the woman who accused him last fall of sexual assault has dropped her civil suit against him in the Dominican Republic, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

06/11/2013

Travis Wood. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Pirates 2-1

Francisco Liriano pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and the Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0 Friday for their major league-leading 10th shutout, matching Pittsburgh’s total for all of last season.

670 The Score–06/07/2013

Travis Wood is congratulated by teammates after hitting a grand slam.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wood’s Slam Takes Down Sox

Chicago Cubs pitcher Travis Wood hit a fourth-inning grand slam off Jake Peavy and allowed two runs in six innings to lead the way in an 8-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at Wrigley Field on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

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Marmol Denies Report He Said He ‘Can’t Wait’ To Leave Chicago

Though the credibility of the report is questionable, Carlos Marmol denied rumors he said he “can’t wait” to leave Chicago.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2013

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-run homer during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds. (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Marmol Blows Lead In Cubs 6-4 Loss To Reds

Cincinnati had just one hit in the decisive rally, but took advantage of another woeful outing by reliever Carlos Marmol to secure its first winning road series of the season. The Reds held on for a 6-5 victory in the opener on Friday when Darwin Barney struck out with the bases loaded to end the game.

05/04/2013

Travis Wood. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall Apart In 4-2 Loss To Padres

Yadier Alonso’s two-out fly ball to right field dropped in front of Julio Borbon for an RBI single that led to a four-run eighth inning and boosted the San Diego Padres over the Chicago Cubs 4-2 Thursday for a four-game series split.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2013

Alfonso Soriana #12 of the Chicago Cubs hits a single during the game against the Cincinnati Reds. (Credit: Andy Lyons)

Cubs Blow Lead Before Beating Reds 4-2 In 10th

Carlos Marmol blew a lead in the ninth before Darwin Barney bailed him out with a homer in the 10th inning on Tuesday night, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.

04/23/2013

Carlos Marmol. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Marmol: ‘I’m Going To Put Us In The World Series’

When Carlos Marmol entered the Cubs’ home opener Monday, one day after losing his job as closer, Wrigley Field erupted with a resounding chorus of boos.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

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Epstein: ‘Completely Supportive’ Of Marmol’s Demotion

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein had absolutely no problem with manager Dale Sveum’s decision to demote Carlos Marmol from his closing position.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2013

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That’s All She Wrote: Wait, Marmol Got A Save?

By George Ofman- (CBS) I can’t believe it. Carlos Marmol got a save. Of course, several Cubs fans suffered heart attacks while others jumped out basement windows. So let’s set the numbers: two games, 1.1 […]

CBS Chicago–04/05/2013

Travis Wood scores on a single from Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Wood Dominates As Cubs Drop Pirates 3-2

Travis Wood allowed one hit over six innings and the Chicago Cubs held off the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Thursday.

670 The Score–04/04/2013

Carlos Marmol

Baffoe: For Cubs To Trade Marmol They Have To Let Him Burn

The only way to find out if that request rings the Cubs’ phones is if Carlos Marmol keeps pitching, though. He needs to be given the opportunity to possibly return to the type of guy Jason Goff referred to as “You won’t hit me, but I might hit you.”

CBS Chicago–04/03/2013

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