Post Tagged with: "Carlos Marmol"


Official: Carlos Marmol is Out of the World Baseball Classic

No more speculation necessary, Carlos Marmol is officially out of the WBC. Allow me to be the first to say woo. And might I add hoo.

by February 23, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Will He? Won’t He? Marmol Out of the WBC (again)?

The drama surrounding whether or not Carlos Marmol will (obliterate his arm and) pitch for the Dominican Republic in the upcoming World Baseball Classic is starting to take on the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

WBC Cubs Dropping Like Flies: Lee is Out

WBC Cubs Dropping Like Flies: Lee is Out

Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee will not be participating in the upcoming World Baseball Classic as he had previously intended. Like Aramis Ramirez before him, Lee is suffering from[Read More…]

by February 18, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

The Last of the Optionless Cubs or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Crowded Bullpen

Earlier in the off-season, the Cubs moved Felix Pie, Ronny Cedeno, and Michael Wuertz out of town – major league caliber players, for whom there was likely not a spot[Read More…]

Carlos Marmol IS Pitching in the World Baseball Classic

Carlos Marmol IS Pitching in the World Baseball Classic

There doesn’t appear to be a “maybe” about it anymore. Carlos Marmol will be pitching for the Dominican Republic in this year’s WBC, just weeks (well, maybe more than a[Read More…]

by February 14, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Ok, So Maybe Carlos Marmol and Aramis Ramirez are Playing in the World Baseball Classic

I hope this is simply a matter of Carrie Muskat being behind the ball on her information, but in a Cubs.com article, posted today, she proclaims that Carlos Marmol and[Read More…]

by February 9, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Carlos Marmol is NOT Pitching in the World Baseball Classic

A couple of days ago, Peter Gammons wrote a scathing article about Carlos Marmol pitching in the Dominican Winter League playoffs, and then the World Baseball Classic, and then in[Read More…]

by January 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

The Cubs Have Two Closers

The Cubs Have Two Closers

The prevailing wisdom is that Carlos Marmol will take over as the Cubs’ closer this year, based on the fact that he is a large-eared super-bad-ass-master on the mound. But,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2009 Chicago Cubs News
Kevin Gregg Gets Paid

Kevin Gregg Gets Paid

As the Cubs have always done, they wrapped a one-year deal for Kevin Gregg before his case went to arbitration. Cubs agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Gregg on a[Read More…]

by January 19, 2009 Chicago Cubs Transactions
The Cubs Convention is Super

The Cubs Convention is Super

It’s almost here! Squeals of excitement! The Cubs Convention is this weekend, and although I’ve never been, I imagine it to be like the scene in Charlie in the Chocolate[Read More…]

by January 16, 2009 Chicago Cubs News

Cubs Caravan Juicy Nuggets (eww)

Bruce Miles drops some knowledge on us from this year’s Cubs Caravan, and Carrie Muskat does the same, and here’s the ultramega shorthand: Carlos Marmol and Kevin Gregg are the[Read More…]

by January 15, 2009 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

The Winter is for Baseball

Lots of Cubs prospects playing in various winter leagues, which have recently wrapped up. For those of you into those kind of things, the good guys at Northside Baseball put[Read More…]

by January 8, 2009 Chicago Cubs News