Cubs pitcher Carlos Marmol will no longer close games, manager Dale Sveum announced on Sunday. Japanese import Kyuji Fujikawa will take over the role.
Marmol lost his job after giving up game-tying and game-winning home runs to the Braves' B.J. Upton and Justin Upton in the ninth inning on Saturday.
Marmol and Fujikawa were informed of the switch Sunday morning before the Cubs played the Braves trying to avoid a sweep.
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