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Baseball Sun Mar 29 2009

Meet your new closer: Kevin Gregg

Much to the shock of Cub-dome, Kevin Gregg has been named the Cubs closer, not Carlos Marmol, says Marmol, the heavy favorite going into Spring Training may have lost the job due to his dismantling in the World Baseball Classic as he gave up a game winning home run in the Dominican Republic's elimination game.

Gregg, the former Marlins set-up man went 7-8 last season with a 3.41 ERA before being traded to the Cubs. Gregg had an astounding Spring Training by not allowing a single run all month.

Marmol, meanwhile, will share the set-up job with Jeff Samardzija, a place Marmol is very familiar with, as it was his job last season.

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