In the literal sense, Carlos Marmol always gets back in the saddle. He owns a ranch in his native Dominican Republic and spends much of his offseason riding horses.
"That's my hobby," said Marmol, who currently has about 60 horses back home in Bonao. "I breed them. I sell them. One of my passions I've had since I was a kid."
His other passion pays for...
The Miami Marlins have signed relief pitcher Carlos Marmol to a one-year contract worth $1.25 million.
Marmol, 31, split the 2013 season between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers posting a 4.41 ERA and a unsettling 59/40 K/BB ratio.
The deal was agreed to last week and became official after Marmol passed a physical. The Marlins are hoping to get anything out of Marmol.
The Marlins officially announced the signing of reliever Carlos Marmol to a one-year, $1.25 million deal on Tuesday afternoon.
The 31-year-old right-hander has a 23-32 record and 3.46 ERA in parts of eight big league seasons. The Cubs traded him to the Dodgers in 2013 after he struggled in 31 appearances with a 5.36 ERA. With Los Angeles, he posted a 2.53 ERA in 21 1/3 innings.
Carlos Marmol celebrated a major victory before a pitch was even thrown Thursday night.
Then his team lost the game.
The veteran right-handed pitcher agreed to a one-year Major League deal with the Marlins for $1.25 million before the start of the Caribbean Series semifinal game between Mexico's Naranjeros de Hermosillo and Marmol's Tigres de Licey from the Dominican Republic...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press reliever Carlos Marmol and the Miami Marlins have agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year contract.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because the Marlins hadn't announced a deal. The contract includes performance bonuses, the person said.
The 31-year-old right-hander has 117 saves in eight major...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago
Carlos Marmol is still talking to three teams and could soon have a deal according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.
We’ve heard that Marmol had gained interest for some time but it’s unclear who remains interested in him at this point.
carlos marmol is talking to 3 teams. could have deal soon.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 3, 2014
Marmol spent time with the Chicago Cubs and...
A few days ago, the Cubs finally cried “uncle” and designated Carlos Marmol for assignment, effectively saying their farewells to one of the most dominant yet terrible relievers in Cubs history. There was no way in hell the Cubs were getting anything of consequence back for Marmol in a trade, and now that Marmol resides in DFA limbo (he has to sit ten days before he can be...
Should the Cubs part ways with Carlos Marmol
The worst part about seeing the Cubs lose a six game hot streak is seeing them lose because of questionable calls and pitcher slumps. Coming into last night’s game the Cubs were outscoring their opponents 36-12, with a Grand Slam in back to back games and stellar pitching performance. Jeff Samardzija took the mound to try and...
Bad news concerning Carlos Marmol:
According to a report in the Domincan Republic, Cubs closer Carlos Marmol is being accused of Domestic Violence.
— David Kaplan (@thekapman) January 31, 2013
More on this as it develops, but if true this could be a hairy situation. I've been debating whether or not to throw a control issues joke in here, but decided against it.
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