Marlins' Carlos Marmol (hamstring) leaves game

After throwing a 3-2 pitch well outside to walk Jason Heyward, Miami Marlins reliever Carlos Mármol hopped off the mound, grabbed his leg, and was removed from Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves (video here). Joe Morgan of reports that Mármol suffered a hamstring injury, is listed as "day-to-day" and will be evaluated on Thursday.The Miami Marlins...
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Marlins to activate Furcal, reliever Marmol day-to-day

getty images The Miami Marlins are expected to activate second baseman Rafael Furcal from the disabled list in the next week. “He’ll play tomorrow (for Double-A Jacksonville on his rehab assignment),” Marlins manager Mike Redmond said prior to Wednesday’s game. “I think the plan for him, as of right now, is to be there for a week.” Once Furcal is activated he will take...
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VIDEO: Jayson Werth launches grand slam off Carlos Marmol

4/9/14: In a long battle between the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins, Jayson Werth didn’t miss his opportunity with the bases loaded as he belted his fourth career grand slam to left-field off right-hander Carlos Marmol, leading the Nats to the 10-7 victory over the Fish.
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Why The Marlins Are The Marlins

((HT: they will always be the Marlins...Just watch...Your browser does not support iframes.Okay... let's analyze for a second...First, the decision was to intentionally walk Anthony Rendon to face Jayson Werth...Rendon was walked to load the bases for a veteran power hitter...Carlos Marmol thought he could get a 94-miles per hour fastball past Werth...Not 98 or 99...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayson Werth's grand slam bat flip was magnificent

Up above, a Vine by @recordsandradio of Jayson Werth's magnificent bat flip moments after his first pitch grand slam against Carlos Marmol to give the Nats a 10-7 lead in the seventh inning. This, of course, just moments after the Marlins walked Anthony Rendon to load the bases to pitch to Werth with one out and a 7-6 lead. And then: bat flip. (Screencap via video)
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins done in by Jayson Werth's timely grand slam in loss to Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jayson Werth hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning off Carlos Marmol after Bryce Harper's upper-deck, three-run homer started a comeback from an early deficit, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 10-7 Wednesday night. Werth and Harper each delivered his first homer of the season as Washington overcame deficits of 5-0 and 7-6 in a topsy...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marmol seeking ideal fastball-slider mix in 2014

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...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Official: Marlins sign Carlos Marmol to one-year deal

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.
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins officially sign reliever Carlos Marmol to 1-year deal

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. Marmol...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Marmol excited for MLB contract as DR eliminated

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...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Source: RHP Marmol agree to deal with Marlins

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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins reportedly sign reliever Carlos Marmol to 1-year deal

The Marlins reportedly signed reliever Carlos Marmol to a one-year, $1.25 million deal on Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas. Marmol holds 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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Marlins sign Carlos Marmol to deal

The Miami Marlins and reliever Carlos Marmol have agreed to a one-year, $1.25 million contract, pending a physical according to Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes. Marmol, 31, is coming off a 4.41 ERA and 59/40 K/BB ratio over 49 innings last season between the Cubs and Dodgers. Marmol had played his entire career with the Cubs since his debut in 2006. For his career, Marmol is 23-32...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins To Sign Carlos Marmol

The Marlins have agreed to a one-year, $1.25MM deal with reliever Carlos Marmol, reports Enrique Rojas of (Spanish language link).
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Marmol talking to three teams, deal soon?

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...
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox/Brewers rumors: Carlos Marmol draws interest from both teams and more

Free agent relief pitcher Carlos Marmol is best-known these days for excessive strikeouts and erratic control. He can walk the bases loaded or strike out the side or both in the same inning. One thing is sure: when he is on, he is untouchable. When he is off, he is way off. Still, though, a number of teams have interest in Marmol. Among those teams are the Boston Red Sox and Milwaukee...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox Among Teams Interested in Reliever Carlos Marmol

The Red Sox might still be in the process of building their bullpen. Boston has already added relievers Edward Mujica and Burke Badenhop this offseason, but you can never really have enough arms. And according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times, the Red Sox are among three or four teams interested in reliever Carlos Marmol. Marmol, who is currently a free agent, finished...
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers promote Carlos Marmol to replace injured Jose Dominguez

When the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Carlos Marmol from the Chicago Cubs, they designated him for assignment immediately.  Most thought Marmol would not accept that designation and would become a free agent.  Instead, he accepted it.  Now, he's back on the 25-man roster.  Unfortunately, it is courtesy of an injury. And there he is. Carlos Marmol in #Dodgers clubhouse...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers promote Marmol, put Dominguez on DL

The Los Angeles Dodgers have brought up right-hander Carlos Marmol from the minor leagues and placed right-hander Jose Dominguez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps. After being designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, Marmol was acquired by Los Angeles on July 2. He made three appearances at Class A Rancho Cucamonga and two for Double-A Chattanooga...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers promote relief pitcher Carlos Marmol , option pitcher Jose Dominguez to Albuquerque

Word from Bleacher Report is that the Dodgers have promoted relief picture Carlos Marmol from the minor leagues and optioned picture Jose Dominguez to AAA Albuquerque. Marmol, who had a 3.60 earned run average in the minors, struggled with the Chicago Cubs earlier this season. The Dodgers have been working with him on his mechanics in the minor leagues and are hopeful that he is...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers' Marmol accepts minor league assignment

DENVER -- Recently acquired reliever Carlos Marmol has accepted a minor-league assignment with the Dodgers. The concession was the latest made by Marmol to join the Dodgers, who acquired him in a trade with the Chicago Cubs this week. Marmol had to waive his limited no-trade clause for the trade to go through. The Dodgers were on the list of teams to which he could block a deal...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Fallout of the Carlos Marmol trade

Yesterday Carlos Marmol was placed on outright waivers. The move was purely procedural as the Dodgers were already planning on sending Marmol to the minors in hopes of him being able to work out his struggles there. Marmol has cleared waivers and accepted his assignment to Triple-A. The Dodgers were already willing to cut their losses with Marmol before the trade went down. Peter...
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July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Team’s New Trade Asset

For fans of Carlos Marmol, it’s been a confusing few days, even beyond the usual confusion baseline. On Tuesday, Marmol was shipped from the Cubs to the Dodgers. On Wednesday, there were initial reports the Dodgers were cutting ties, but now it’s clear they simply intend to send him to the minor leagues for a little while, in theory to get him “straightened out.” Marmol,...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Marmol designated for assignment by Dodgers

Well I hope Carlos Marmol enjoyed his time with the Dodgers. He was just acquired by the Dodgers in a trade and about 21 hours later, he is no longer a member of the club. The Dodgers, in a shocking move, designated Carlos Marmol for assignment, according to Peter Gammons of MLB Network. Turns out the Dodgers only wanted the Int'l cap $, as they designated Marmol for aassignment...
Via MLB Injury News
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers finalize trade for Carlos Marmol, staff does think they can fix him

While I was sleeping yesterday (of course), the Dodgers did indeed finalize a trade with the Cubs for right-handed reliever Carlos Marmol, cash, and international bonus pool money for Matt Guerrier. I didn’t write about it immediately because I figured my article on why he might be of interest to the Dodgers was sufficient. Plus, the breakdown of the details was a bit confusing...
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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