Cubs Designate Carlos Marmol; Release Ian Stewart
By Tim Dierkes [June 25 at 11:31am CST]
The Cubs finally pulled the plug on longtime reliever Carlos Marmol today, announcing they've designated him for assigment. The team also announced the suspension of third baseman Ian Stewart was settled and upheld, and he was granted his unconditional release. The team selected the contract of outfielder Brian Bogusevic to replace Marmol.