Carlos Marmol RP MIA 9 Months

Carlos Marmol has a locker in the Dodgers' clubhouse.

The Dodgers have yet to make an official announcement, but this would seem to indicate that he's been called up to the majors. Marmol has been working on his mechanics since being acquired from the Cubs earlier this month, posting a 3.60 ERA and 6/2 K/BB ratio over five innings between High-A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Chattanooga.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 9 Months

Carlos Marmol will make an appearance with High-A Rancho Cucamonga on Wednesday.

Marmol was cleared for the minor league appearance after throwing a simulated game in front of manager Don Mattingly and pitching coach Rick Honeycutt Monday. Though the Dodgers have removed him from the 40-man roster, they think they've spotted a mechanical flaw with Marmol and should call him up quickly if he performs in the minors.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

Dodgers sent RHP Carlos Marmol outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Marmol passed through waivers without drawing a claim and accepted an assignment to the minors on Thursday morning. The right-hander will try to work his way into the Los Angeles bullpen with a strong showing in the Pacific Coast League. He had a 5.86 ERA in 27 2/3 innings with the Cubs before they traded him (and cash) to Los Angeles for reliever Matt Guerrier on July 2. The Dodgers then designated Marmol for assignment.

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CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Dodgers placed Carlos Marmol on outright waivers.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

Ken Gurnick of MLB.com hears that the Dodgers have not designated Carlos Marmol for assignment.

Peter Gammons reported that Marmol was designated for assignment, but apparently that's not the case. Either way, it seems the Dodgers intend to send him to the minors.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

Dodgers designated RHP Carlos Marmol for assignment.

The Dodgers just acquired Marmol from the Cubs on Tuesday in exchange for Matt Guerrier, but they mostly did it in order to receive additional international signing bonus money. The erratic reliever will almost certainly pass through waivers, so the Dodgers could convince him to stick around in the minors.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

ESPN's Keith Law hears that the Dodgers are expected to send Carlos Marmol to the minors for a few outings.

Marmol was acquired from the Cubs on Tuesday (along with international bonus money) for Matt Guerrier. The erratic right-hander has struggled with his control for a long time, but it's not a bad gamble for Los Angeles. They'll try to get him back on track against lesser competition before bringing him up from the minors.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

Dodgers acquired RHP Carlos Marmol and cash considerations from the Cubs for RHP Matt Guerrier.

The cash considerations include international signing bonus slot No. 92, which is valued at $209,700. Marmol was designated for assignment by the Cubs last week after posting a 5.86 ERA and 32/21 K/BB ratio in 27 2/3 innings this season, but the Dodgers will take him on as a reclamation project. No word on how much of Marmol's salary will be covered by Chicago.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

ESPN Chicago's Bruce Levine was told by two sources that the Dodgers are close to acquiring Carlos Marmol from the Cubs.

Marmol was designated for assignment by the Cubs last week, but multiple teams have shown interest in taking him on as a reclamation project. It's not known who the Cubs would receive in return, but Levine hears that the Dodgers will absorb some of the $5 million still owed to Marmol for this season. Accomplishing that would be a win from the Cubs' perspective.

Carlos Marmol RP MIA 10 Months

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that three teams have shown interest in Carlos Marmol.

Cafardo didn't reveal which teams, but it's not surprising that someone is willing to take a shot on him righting the ship. He'll almost surely clear waivers before signing on cheaply somewhere.