Cubs and Marmol nearing long-term deal

February 8, 2011

Cubs and Marmol nearing long-term deal
Before Chicago Cubs pitchers and catchers show up at Spring Training, the team will likely be announcing a long-term contract extension with closer Carlos Marmol , the Chicago Tribune reports. The two sides are ” close to finalizing a long-term deal ,” the paper notes. Marmol had a 2.55 ERA and 138 strikeouts in 77.2 innings worth of work last year. He finished off the season with 38 saves and …
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BASEBALLCHICAGO — The statue outside Wrigley Field of legendary Chicago Cubs broadcaster Harry Caray has been vandalized.Cubs spokesman Peter Chase says most of the white spray paint that appeared on Sunday has been removed. The graffiti said “Sox” …
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