Cubs president Theo Epstein said he believes Carlos Marmol will be exonerated after his domestic abuse case was sent to a higher court Friday.
"We take any accusation of this nature seriously," Epstein told the Chicago Tribune. "All the information we could gather supports Carlos' contention that he is innocent of any wrongdoing. We expect this matter to be behind him soon." Mamol, who is currently set to open season as the Cubs' closer, is expected to be available for the start of spring training.