Posted June 25, 2013 on cubs.scout.com
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Carlos Marmol (Photo Credit: Jerry Lai, US Presswire). After celebrating a Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory last night, some Chicago sports fans received even more pleasant news today. The Cubs designated reliever Carlos Marmol for assignment Tuesday, meaning the club has 10 days to trade or release him. That’s right Cubs fans, breathe a sigh of relief. Carlos Marmol’s...

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Cubs designate Carlos Marmol for assignment, release Ian Stewart

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Cubs right in Carlos Marmol DFA and Ian Stewart release

What many Chicago Cub fans have wondered for most of the season has finally come true. The Chicago Cubs have designated reliever Carlos Marmol for assignment and released third baseman Ian Stewart outright. MLB.com's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat confirmed the news early Tuesday afternoon, June 25. Carlos Marmol DFA, Ian Stewart released. #Cubs — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat...

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