Cubs’ Marmol Could Be On The Move

Carlos Marmol’s agent hopes to meet with Cubs president Theo Epstein on Tuesday to discuss his client’s future after the signing of Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa.

The Cubs maintain that Marmol is still the closer and Fujikawa was added to strengthen the bullpen in 2013, with the idea of moving him into the closing role in 2014. But there’s little doubt he will could replace Marmol next season if the veteran closer struggles early, as he did in 2012, when Marmol was replaced by Rafael Dolis after a rough April.

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