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With Gregg Out as Closer, What’s Next?

August 18, 2009 by Jake Karmel 

The Chicago Cubs and Lou Piniella have finally come to their senses. It is likely that Kevin "Blown Save" Gregg is finally not the closer anymore for the north siders.

That is the equivalent to a birthday gift for a Cubs fan. As a Cubs fan, I am so happy that Gregg is finally out. No more blown saves. Yes!

But what's next? Who takes Gregg's place at the closer role?

Many Cubs fans are thinking Carlos Marmol should be thrown into the closer role. I disagree.

Marmol has had a lot of control and pitching problems this season. Marmol isn't the lights out guy he was last season. This season Marmol has four blown saves. His save percentage is 50 percent. That is unacceptable!

Who else can we turn to? Ma...

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