Carlos Marmol and the 5 Biggest Team Distractions in MLB

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Carlos Marmol and the 5 Biggest Team Distractions in MLB
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Carlos Marmol was a big distraction for the Chicago Cubs before being demoted Tuesday.

Despite the success he showed as the Cubs closer in 2010, Marmol started to show signs he couldn't get the job done in 2011 when he had 10 blown saves.

The last two years have been much of the same, as fans were always on edge when he came into games.

Besides that, he was a distraction to his teammates:

Whether it was a distraction of him constantly blowing leads or the lack of confidence teammates had in him, Marmol wasn't good for the clubhouse.

No matter what happened, Marmol finally became more of a distraction than the Cubs wanted to deal with and he was demoted.

But Marmol hasn't been the only distraction in Major League Baseball this season.

Here's a look at five other players who are distractions to their teams.

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