Cubs designate Carlos Marmol

Updated: June 26, 2013, 3:11 PM ET

The Chicago Cubs designated beleaguered relief pitcher Carlos Marmol for assignment, likely ending Marmol's time with the only team he's played for since entering the big leagues in 2006.

"This is probably the best thing for both Carlos and the Cubs," Marmol's agent, Paul Kinzer, told ESPNChicago.com's Bruce Levine. "But Carlos hates leaving Chicago. He's loved his time there, having been in the organization his entire career.

"I had another player who was designated ...

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