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The rumors swirling around in recent days have Cubs right-handed reliever Carlos Marmol being dealt to the Dodgers for basically nothing. The once closer of the future for the Cubs is now 30 and struggling, but Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago and Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times both say that a deal is in the works, seemingly in the advanced stages. The deal would essentially be to dump Marmol, as Ken Gurnick of Dodgers.com points out. If LA gets Carlos Marmol, the Cubs would pay most, if not all, of $5M salary owed and might get back player recently removed from LA roster. If Marmol approves the deal, and he’ll need to since he has a no-trade clause to the Dodgers, it would probably be Marmol and cash for either Matt Guerrier or Luis Cruz. One team’s trash for another’s, basically. There doesn’t appear to be much downside to this, as he’ll make the league minimum, but opportunity cost and a roster spot can be valuable, as Brandon League, Guerrier, Cruz, and friends have been b...
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