Found July 02, 2013 on Valley Bay News:
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After a feverish day of rumors, the Los Angeles Dodgers did indeed pick up relief pitcher Carlos Marmol from the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, in exchange for reliever Matt Guerrier. L.A. also receives the Cubs’ fourth international signing bonus slot. #Cubs today acquired RHP Matt Guerrier from the #Dodgers for RHP Carlos Marmol and Chicago’s fourth international signing bonus slot. — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 2, 2013 More, from the Dodgers: Since 2007, Carlos Marmol leads @MLB relievers with 644 strikeouts, and ranks fourth with a .174 opponents’ batting average. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 2, 2013 It’s essentially a deal swapping DFA’d pitchers, as both Marmol and Guerrier were designated for assignment by their respective clubs within the past ten days. Both pitchers have had a rough go of it in 2013: Guerrier is 203 with a 4.80 ERA in 2013, underwhelming Los Angeles after signing a 3-year, $12M deal in 2010. Marmol, who saved 38 games for Chicago in 2010, has been a mess, ...
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