Extension With a K: Cubs Should Lock Up Carlos Marmol This Winter

September 10, 2010 by  

It's not as though Carlos Marmol throws 100 miles per hour. It isn't as though he can pinpoint the ball on either corner, or change a batter's eye level at will.

In fact, if any hurler in the game's history has been more frequently guilty of "throwing" rather than "pitching," he will need to submit himself for review. Carlos Marmol just goes out, toes the rubber and lets go of whatever may be in his right hand when he finishes his improbable delivery.

Yet, it works.

After a 2009 that seemed to portend an end to the reign of terror Marmol had effected during his first two dominant seaso...

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