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Carlos Marmol | Relief Pitcher

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/14/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Red Sox released RHP Carlos Marmol.
Marmol issued seven walks in four innings this spring in Grapefruit League play. The veteran right-hander is probably finished as a reliable major league pitcher. That could have been said a couple years ago, really. Mar 28 - 10:18 AM

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Making his spring debut, Carlos Marmol struck out three of the four batters he faced Friday against the Blue Jays.

The other collected a single. Marmol was a little late getting started because of visa issues. He's a long shot to win a spot in Boston's bullpen.
Mar 11 - 3:59 PM

Carlos Marmol will be away from Red Sox camp for the next few days as he deals with visa issues.

The 33-year-old is in camp on a minor league deal and will have to show flashes of his former dominance if he plans to earn a spot in the Opening Day bullpen. Any time away from the team could negatively impact his chances of heading north.
Mar 5 - 3:49 PM

Red Sox signed RHP Carlos Marmol to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Marmol put up a 2.03 ERA with a 48/27 K/BB ratio over 31 innings last season at Triple-A with the Indians. He was last in the majors in 2014 with the Marlins and held an ugly 8.10 ERA across 15 appearances. The 33-year-old former closer is obviously a long shot to head north with the big club.
Feb 16 - 4:33 PM

Indians signed RHP Carlos Marmol to a minor league contract.

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal first reported Thursday that a deal was close, and Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com says it's now complete. Marmol, 32, held an 8.10 ERA over 15 appearances with the Marlins last season and is a long shot to make a significant contribution with the Tribe in 2015.
Fri, May 8, 2015 04:43:00 PM

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that the Indians are in the process of signing free agent right-hander Carlos Marmol to a minor league contract.

The 32-year-old posted a troublesome 8.10 ERA over 15 appearances with the Marlins in 2014 before being released. He's always had a live arm, but the likelihood of him positively contributing to the Tribe's bullpen this season is low.
Thu, May 7, 2015 09:29:00 PM

Robert Murray of MLBDailyRumors.com reports that Carlos Marmol has offers from teams in Asia but prefers to sign with a contending major league club.

Marmol probably should be able to land a minor league offer somewhere, but he might not be able to be picky about which team it comes from. The 32-year-old held an 8.10 ERA over 15 appearances with the Marlins last season before being released and then quit three appearances into a stint at Triple-A with the Reds.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 08:58:00 PM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that Carlos Marmol is "serious" about a comeback attempt.

He's pitched both in the Dominican and Venezuelan Winter Leagues this offseason. Marmol, 32, posted an 8.10 ERA over 15 appearances with the Marlins last season before being released. He then made three appearances for the Reds' Triple-A affiliate before leaving the team without permission. While he's a poor bet to ever be an impact bullpen arm again, someone will be willing to give Marmol a shot on a minor league deal.
Mon, Jan 12, 2015 07:57:00 PM

Reds released RHP Carlos Marmol.

It was basically a paperwork move. Marmol signed a minor league contract with the Reds in May but he left Triple-A Louisville a few weeks later without permission, returning home to the Dominican Republic for the rest of the summer. It's not clear if the 32-year-old right-hander plans to pitch in 2015.
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 10:13:00 AM

Carlos Marmol's agent, Paul Kinzer, told CBS Sports' Jon Heyman via text message that he's not sure if his client will pitch again this season.

Marmol, who signed a minor league deal with the Reds in late May, was placed on the restricted list at Triple-A Louisville last week after leaving the team without permission. "A lot has happened in the past year and he decided to go to the Dominican," wrote Kinzer. "We aren't sure when or if he will return this year." Kinzer didn't specify why Marmol left the team, but he indicated that there were "personal" reasons behind it and that he wants to "take a mental break."
Source: CBS Sports
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 03:43:00 PM

Carlos Marmol's agent Paul Kinzer said Wednesday that his client has "decided to take a break."

Marmol was placed on the restricted list at Triple-A Louisville on Wednesday after leaving the team without permission. "He decided to take a break and just focus on getting back on track," Kinzer told Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. "He's still healthy and should still be in his prime. His velocity was still in the mid-90s. I don't believe the Reds want to release him. He wants to get his confidence back and take a break mentally."
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 04:32:00 PM

Carlos Marmol has been placed on the restricted list at Triple-A Louisville after leaving the club without permission.

It's not clear why Marmol left or how long he plans to be gone, but obviously it's not ideal as he tries to make it back to the majors. The reliever was signed to a minor league deal two weeks ago after being released by the Marlins. Marmol has allowed three runs while walking six over 3 2/3 frames at Louisville.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 03:30:00 PM

Reds signed RHP Carlos Marmol to a minor league contract.

Marmol was released by the Marlins last week after giving up 12 earned runs in 13 1/3 innings. We're not expecting much, but he could surface in Cincinnati's bullpen at some point.
Tue, May 27, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Marlins released RHP Carlos Marmol.

Marmol was designated for assignment by the Fish eight days ago and apparently drew no interest from other teams on the waiver wire. He surrendered 12 earned runs in 13 1/3 innings (15 relief appearances) for Miami. The Marlins will eat whatever remains from the one-year, $1.25 million free agent contract he signed in mid-February.
Mon, May 19, 2014 01:36:00 PM

Marlins designated RHP Carlos Marmol for assignment.

Marmol got off to a nice start but has really struggled this month, allowing eight runs over 3 1/3 innings. Since Dan Jennings has to spend a few more days in the minors before being recalled, Sam Dyson could be the choice to replace Marmol in the bullpen for now. He has a 2.76 ERA in 16 1/3 innings in relief in Triple-A.
Sun, May 11, 2014 12:41:00 AM

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