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    Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Expected to be around 20 million. I think that's a very fair deal.



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Expected to be around 20 million. I think that's a very fair deal.
    Combined with the bargain deal Kerry Wood took, you have a very reasonably priced and potentially dominate back end of the bullpen.



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Nice. Marmol is a solid closer and when he has that slider working he is unhittable. Welcome aboard for 3 more years Carlos.


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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by CyJack13 View Post
    Combined with the bargain deal Kerry Wood took, you have a very reasonably priced and potentially dominate back end of the bullpen.
    Throw in Marshall and you could potentially have one of the best 7, 8, 9 combo's in the NL.



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    While I did not expect this to go to arbitration, it extremely reassuring to see this deal got done!



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Throw in Marshall and you could potentially have one of the best 7, 8, 9 combo's in the NL.
    Right. Don't forget how great Marshall was last season. Marmol had a 2.55 ERA and Marshall had a 2.65 ERA, both in 70+ innings. Marshall's OBAA was .279.



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Throw in Marshall and you could potentially have one of the best 7, 8, 9 combo's in the NL.
    Nice. Once we get Pujols signed after this season, we'll be in pretty good shape.


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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    I am glad we got him signed. It will be interesting to see how our pitchers perform for our new Pitching Coach. I was a fan of Larry, but thought Lou was a little rough on the pitchers, especially the Bullpen guys.


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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by ThatllDoCy View Post
    I am glad we got him signed. It will be interesting to see how our pitchers perform for our new Pitching Coach. I was a fan of Larry, but thought Lou was a little rough on the pitchers, especially the Bullpen guys.
    I was the complete opposite.



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    Re: Cubs, Marmol agree to 3 year deal

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I was the complete opposite.
    In that case, it will be good to see another Coach work with our guys.


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