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Carlos Marmol loses Cubs closer job

Updated: April 8, 2013, 1:37 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

ATLANTA -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Marmol will no longer close games, manager Dale Sveum announced on Sunday.

Japanese import Kyuji Fujikawa will take over the role.

"I came into the season with the mindset of a set-up man," Fujikawa said through his interpreter. "Once Marmol's condition gets better I think there is a chance he'll come back. We all have to fight through it."

Marmol lost his job after giving up game tying and winning home runs to B.J. Upton and Justin Upton ...

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