Marmol out as Cubs closer

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Marmol out as Cubs closer

According to CSN's David Kaplan, Carlos Marmol is officially out as Cubs closer.

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David KaplanMarmol officially informed by Dale Sveum that he is out as Cubs closer. No defined role as of yet.
May 04 via UberSocial for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply
Marmol was unable to protect a three-run lead in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Reds in extra innings.

As for who will be closing games from here on out, Sveum has two pitchers in mind.

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Tony AndrackiSveum says the Cubs will go with Russell or Dolis as closer based on matchups.
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