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Daily Dodger in Review: The two sides of Carlos Marmol
Daily Dodger in Review: The two sides of Carlos Marmol

CARLOS MARMOL, 31, relief pitcher Final 2013 stats: 2-4, 4.41 ERA, 1.63 WHIP, two saves, 10.8 strikeouts per nine innings in 52 games (0-0, 2.53, 1.55, none, 11.4 in 21 games as a Dodger). Contract status: Free agent. The good: He could still strike people out, at least when he could throw the ball around the plate. As a Dodger, he was second on the team to Kenley Jansen (13.03) in strikeouts per nine innings. More than cut his Cubs ERA (5.86) in half while a Dodger, holding opponents to a .187 batting average. The bad: Alas, when he wasn’t striking people out, he was too often still issuing them a free base. He walked 8.0 batters per nine innings as a Dodger, which was...

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