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The story was supposed to be a feel-good one about Ryan Dempster coming off the disabled list on his 35th birthday. Dempster did lower his ERA to 0.95, but the topic of the day was another ninth-inning implosion by closer Carlos Marmol. Although Marmol didn't suffer a blown save, that unfortunate stat went to Rafael Dolis, Marmol gummed up the works as he came into the game in the ninth inning...

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