Marlins optimistic Marmol can help - WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco

Marlins optimistic Marmol can help

Posted: Updated:
Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) - The Miami Marlins just want Carlos Marmol to keep pitching the way he has been.

Miami agreed to a $1.25 million, one-year deal with the 31-year-old right-hander this month after a strong showing at the Caribbean Series in Venezuela.

He pitched two perfect innings for the Dominican Republic with two strikeouts and no walks. He was clocked in the mid-90s mph.

Miami manager Mike Redmond says the organization's scouting staff also watched Marmol in the winter league and was impressed. A change in Marmol's mechanics may have helped.

Marmol' had control trouble at times with the Chicago Cubs, his team from 2006-13.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

Sunbeam Television Corp
1401 79th Street Causeway
Miami, FL 33141

Switchboard: (305) 751-6692
Newsroom: (305) 795-2777

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSVN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.