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Some readers may think that the title of this post is a sarcastic jab at the fact that Carlos Marmol blew yet another save, but it’s not! It’s actually aimed at that the fact he had an attempt to save the game at all. Well, he took to the mound with one out, a one-run lead, and Shin-Soo Choo on second. He promptly gave up the game-tying single and loaded the bases before getting out of the inning.So what does this mean for the Cubs closer situation if Dale Sveum is willing to go back to Marmol? At this point it seems like Sveum is going with matchups although I believe James Russell is the guy you want to own for the time being. Marmol had a great track record against Joey Votto (1-for-14 with 9 K), but that doesn’t explain why he was allowed to pitch after Votto’s single.The Cubs’ bullpen is a mess at this point and we can only hope that Kyuji Fujikawa comes back soon.4/22 RecapAdam Wainwright continued his amazing start to the season (8.1 IP, 5 H, 0 ER, 9 K/1 BB) against a very go...
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