Baffoe: 2014 Royals Show How 2015 Cubs Might End UpA larger mentality is shared by the front offices of the Royals and Cubs.
Levine: Cubs Young Bullpen A Promising Group"There have been a lot of good individual performances out here," GM Jed Hoyer said.
Carlos Marmol's Career Is Still KickingCarlos Marmol has agreed to a minor league deal with the Reds, Jon Heyman reports.
Wisch: The Six Most Maddening Cubs Closers EverIt appears that the Cubs may have figured out a solution to their lack of a closer: Just never lead again.
Cubs Send Feldman, Clevenger To Orioles For Arrieta, StropThe Cubs added to their international pool Tuesday with a flurry of trades
Cubs Dump Marmol, Acquire Guerrier From DodgersTheo 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.
Ofman: Now We're Stuck With Cubs, SoxAnd now boys and girls, the hangover.
Cubs Designate Marmol For Assignment, Release StewartThe Chicago Cubs have designed often-erratic pitcher Carlos Marmol for assignment.
Marmol Blows 9th Inning Lead As Cubs Lose To Mets 4-3Kirk 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.
Cubs' Marmol Cleared As Woman Drops Sexual Assault LawsuitCubs 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.
Cubs Fall To Pirates 2-1Francisco 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.
Wood's Slam Takes Down SoxChicago 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.
Marmol Denies Report He Said He 'Can't Wait' To Leave ChicagoThough the credibility of the report is questionable, Carlos Marmol denied rumors he said he "can't wait" to leave Chicago.
Marmol Blows Lead In Cubs 6-4 Loss To RedsCincinnati 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.
Cubs Fall Apart In 4-2 Loss To PadresYadier 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.