ATLANTA – It only took five games before the Cubs lost patience with Carlos Marmol and anointed Kyuji Fujikawa as their new closer. No one thought it was a panic move or an overreaction.
First pitch: 12:30 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. Cubs Postgame Live with hosts David Kaplan and Todd Hollandsworth follows the game.
ATLANTA – The ominous tomahawk-chopping noise surrounded Carlos Marmol, the perfect soundtrack for a closer on edge.
PITTSBURGH – Carlos Marmol felt the wave of relief and couldn’t hide his emotions. He pumped his fist and flexed his muscles in the middle of PNC Park.
PITTSBURGH – Cubs fans won’t give Carlos Marmol the benefit of the doubt. Just look at the reactions on Twitter. Who else gets booed during his final Cactus League tune-up?