Found February 21, 2012 on Chicago Sun Times:
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MESA, Ariz. — Closer Carlos Marmol examined his new digs in the Cubs’ clubhouse Monday after somebody noticed he had Aramis Ramirez’s old locker. ‘‘Yeah, I know,’’ said Marmol, who then looked up at outfielder Joe Mather’s nameplate on the next locker. ‘‘And they gave somebody his number [16]. ‘‘We’re going to miss Aramis. For myself, he’s a good friend, on the field, off the field, everywhere.’’ If new faces and outbound buddies are the early themes of spring training for the Cubs, consider Marmol the epicenter for much of the offseason shake-up, at least regarding what’s left. His top …
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