How Do the Chicago Cubs Spell Relief? Better H-I-T-T-I-N-G

April 11, 2010 by  

Other than Carlos Marmol, who has yet to blow a save since he was proclaimed the closer late last season, this Cubs team offers little in the way of relief.

Sure, there is Sean Marshall, but he can't pitch every day. 

But the "cure" to the bullpen woes may not be solved by another Jason Frasor or Heath Bell rumor.

It may be eased if the team can figure out how to score more runs, so that every game is not a tightrope act.

Hey, the bullpen, except for the aforementioned Marshall and Marmol, has been bad.

Esmailin Caridad, who looked so good in a small stint last year, has struggled throwing anything off-speed, and has even struggled to control his fastball.

John Grabow is validating the many ...

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