After being handed a 4-2 lead, Carlos Marmol imploded in the eighth inning on Saturday, surrendering three runs without recording an out.
Carlos Marmol pitched a scoreless ninth in a one-run game to earn a save Thursday against the Marlins.
Carlos Marmol pitched two more scoreless innings Monday and has now gone seven straight innings without allowing a run.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum hasn't given up on the idea of Carlos Marmol returning as the closer.
Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago reports that the Cubs long-range plan for Carlos Marmol includes returning him to the closer's role.
Carlos Marmol has been replaced by Kyuji Fujikawa as the Cubs' closer.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum said there will be a discussion about other closer options after Carlos Marmol blew his first save of the season on Saturday.
Carlos Marmol blew his first save of the season on Saturday, allowing a walkoff home run to Justin Upton.
Carlos Marmol yielded two earned runs in the ninth inning Thursday against the Pirates but got the save.
Cubs manager Dale Sveum said Monday that he is sticking with Carlos Marmol as his closer.
Carlos Marmol was pulled from his first save opportunity of the season Monday against the Pirates after he allowed three out of the four batters he faced to reach base.
Carlos Marmol surrendered three runs in two-thirds of an inning and took a loss Saturday against the Astros.
Bruce Levine of ESPN Chicago reports that the Tigers are not, and never were, interested in acquiring right-hander Carlos Marmol from the Cubs.
The Cubs have told Carlos Marmol's agent to expect a trade this season.