According to Paul Sullivan of the Tribune, Carlos Marmol will likely get bumped from the closer role he's held, sometimes tenuously, the past few years.
Sveum said his only other options for the closer role are Rafael Dolis and James Russell, and that matchups will dictate which one he uses.
Marmol, for his part, understands his manager's thinking,
"He's the manager," he said. "He can do whatever he wants to do. I agree with that. Whatever he wants to do. I'll take the ball whenever he asks me."
This could be the beginning of the end as far as Marmol's time in Chicago. The Cubs may have to cut their losses as a reliever who is making 7M this year and 9.8M next year is a liability, not an asset. Unless Marmol miraculously turns it around, I'm expecting that this move is just one step closer out the door.
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