Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 55

Thread: Cub's Bullpen

  1. #1
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,154, Level: 27
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 596
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    BCoffClone125's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    297
    Points
    8,154
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 22

    Cub's Bullpen

    Anyone else catch this? Cubs ruin another great start from Dempster by blowing a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the 9th. Going to extras now, but I don't like the Cubbies chances. Marmol looked absolutely horrible throwing 12 balls on 18 pitches and leaving the game having given up 2 runs, with the bases loaded and no outs. Luckily Dolis came in and cleaned the mess up a bit, and only let them tie it up.

    I know it's a rebuilding year for the Cubs, but their bullpen is downright terrible. I think they should at least try to make a trade for a solid vet to put there to at least have some sense of stability. Starters have been decent, but anytime a relief pitcher comes on the mound for the Cubbies, I cringe...



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 121,290, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,286
    Points
    121,290
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 359
    Given: 733

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Marmol is an absolute joke.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 166,801, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdriveRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    CLONECONES's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    RVA
    Posts
    7,197
    Points
    166,801
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 11
    Given: 7

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    just tweeted "carlos marmol sucks"

    can't stand him




    Self proclaimed 2012 CF Newcomer of the Year

  4. #4
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    When will Swveum wake up? Hopefully after today. You can't give him anymore chances. He's done. Triple A here he comes. If not the front office is a bunch of ******* idiots.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 281,541, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,618
    Points
    281,541
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 224
    Given: 22

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    The Cubs bullpen is fine, Marmol ******* sucks.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    The Cubs bullpen is fine, Marmol ******* sucks.
    Dolis is a piece of **** too.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  7. #7
    Pro
    Points: 59,168, Level: 75
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 882
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    djcubby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    2,900
    Points
    59,168
    Level
    75
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 83
    Given: 91

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by BCoffClone125 View Post
    I know it's a rebuilding year for the Cubs, but their bullpen is downright terrible. I think they should at least try to make a trade for a solid vet to put there to at least have some sense of stability. Starters have been decent, but anytime a relief pitcher comes on the mound for the Cubbies, I cringe...
    It's pretty sad that I have given up on this year and we are not event 1/4 of the way into the season. Trading some young talent now would be a waste just to get a veteran reliever. The only hope is to find some sucker to take Marmol hoping a "change of scenery" will help him.



  8. #8
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    There HAS to be someone down in Triple A that is better than Marmol. Heck I think I could do better with a little practice. I was throwing 86 when I was in high school. Could throw strikes too.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  9. #9
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 8,154, Level: 27
    Level completed: 1%, Points required for next Level: 596
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran
    BCoffClone125's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    297
    Points
    8,154
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 22

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    Dolis is a piece of **** too.
    ...and Dolis loses the game. What a joke.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 281,541, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Illinois
    Posts
    16,618
    Points
    281,541
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 224
    Given: 22

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    Dolis is a piece of **** too.
    Are you joking? Please tell me you're joking.



  11. #11
    Facebook Knows All
    Points: 277,040, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycloneworld's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NE Oklahoma
    Posts
    16,389
    Points
    277,040
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 366
    Given: 152

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    I'm not sure how Sveum keeps a straight face as he continues trotting Marmol out there...



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 227,057, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience PointsCreated Album pictures
    Clones21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    17,558
    Points
    227,057
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneworld View Post
    I'm not sure how Sveum keeps a straight face as he continues trotting Marmol out there...
    I'm starting to think he's not a very good manager.


    "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."

  13. #13
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 32,673, Level: 55
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 377
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    cyclonez7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Ames/Coralville
    Posts
    4,127
    Points
    32,673
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 53
    Given: 8

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    You can't blame Dolis for anything, he's got potential but is young and inexperienced. Marmol however has been the closer for a few years now and still sucks.


    Droppin' 3's like my name is Scotty C.

    Philippians 4:13

  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 865,398, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 56.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    CycloneErik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Jamerica
    Posts
    56,032
    Points
    865,398
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,866
    Given: 1,608

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Marmol is the bullpen problem.


    Since we are an elite team now, let's go get that One Cyclone Moment.
    Make this one for the ages!




    http://rememberingdoria.wordpress.com/

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 121,290, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    7,286
    Points
    121,290
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 359
    Given: 733

    Re: Cub's Bullpen

    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    Are you joking? Please tell me you're joking.
    10 hits, 6 earned runs, 8 walks in 14 innings. Not that great. But when you have Marmol to compare to, those #s are heavenly.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • Iowa State @ Oklahoma State
  • October 4, 2014
  • 11:00 AM