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Jeff Marquez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/10/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Reds signed RHP Jeff Marquez to a minor league contract.
Marquez is coming off a woeful 2012 campaign, having posted a 6.69 ERA over 79 1/3 Triple-A innings for the Mariners and Rockies. He's merely organization depth. Wed, Jan 2, 2013 09:18:00 PM

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Rockies signed RHP Jeff Marquez to a minor league contract.

The 28-year-old right-hander was released from the Mariners' minor league system after posting a 5.23 ERA and 51/43 K/BB ratio in 82-plus innings at Triple-A Tacoma. He'll act as organizational depth for the Rox.
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 02:49:00 PM

Mariners signed RHP Jeff Marquez to a minor league contract.

Marquez gave up a run over just four innings this season for the Yankees after beginning the year in the White Sox organization. Once a pretty decent prospect, the 27-year-old has failed to produce as he moved up the ladder, holding a 5.06 ERA over 366 Triple-A innings. He'll likely compete for a roster spot as a long man out of the bullpen.
Sun, Nov 13, 2011 03:22:00 PM

Yankees sent RHP Jeff Marquez outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Marquez is currently on the disabled list while recovering from shoulder inflammation. It's possible he might not make it back this season.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 01:50:00 PM

Yankees transferred RHP Jeff Marquez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.

Marquez has been on the DL since late June with shoulder inflammation, so he'll be eligible to return soon despite going on the 60-day DL. It's not clear when, or if, he'll return this year, though.
Tue, Aug 16, 2011 09:52:00 PM

Yankees placed RHP Jeff Marquez on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.

The Yankees claimed Marquez off waivers from the White Sox in early June after he was designated for assignment by Chicago. The 26-year-old righty has registered a 2.25 ERA and 1.25 WHIP in four relief innings.
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 04:06:00 PM

Yankees claimed RHP Jeff Marquez off waivers from the White Sox.

Marquez was designated for assignment by the White Sox on Sunday. The 26-year-old right-hander had a 3.97 ERA and 36/15 K/BB ratio over his first 47 2/3 innings with Triple-A Charlotte this season. He was originally drafted by the Yankees in 2004 and was shipped to Chicago as part of the Nick Swisher trade in November of 2008. The Yankees will need to announce a corresponding roster move.
Wed, Jun 8, 2011 01:42:00 PM

White Sox designated RHP Jeff Marquez for assignment.

Marquez was up with the big club for a few days but didn't appear in a game. He was designated for assignment before the season began and cleared waivers, so it stands to reason that he should be able to do so again.
Sun, Jun 5, 2011 12:00:00 PM

White Sox purchased the contract of RHP Jeff Marquez from Triple-A Charlotte.

Marquez, 26, has registered a 3.97 ERA in nine starts this season for Charlotte. He'll operate in relief initially for the White Sox but could also make starts.
Mon, May 30, 2011 02:59:00 PM

White Sox sent RHP Jeff Marquez outright to Triple-A Charlotte.

It's a bit surprising that Marquez wasn't claimed on waivers after posting a 3.63 ERA and 16/2 K/BB ratio over 17 1/3 innings this spring, but the White Sox will gladly keep him. Because Marquez was removed from the 40-man, look for both Brent Lillibridge and Lastings Milledge to make the Opening Day roster.
Tue, Mar 29, 2011 04:43:00 PM

Jeff Marquez gave up three runs on six hits over four innings Saturday against the Angels.

The right-hander struck out three. Marquez, who is out of options, is expected make the Sox' Opening Day roster as a member of their bullpen after posting a 3.63 ERA and impressive 16/2 K/BB ratio over 17 1/3 spring innings.
Sat, Mar 26, 2011 05:20:00 PM

White Sox optioned RHP Jeff Marquez to Triple-A Charlotte.

The right-handed Marquez spent only two days in the major leagues. He will return to a 7-4 record, 4.02 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 17 starts at Charlotte.
Sat, Jul 10, 2010 10:14:00 PM

White Sox recalled RHP Jeff Marquez from Triple-A Charlotte.

The 25-year-old right-hander has posted a 4.02 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 17 starts this season for Charlotte and is likely to work in relief for the White Sox.
Wed, Jul 7, 2010 04:16:00 PM

Jeff Marquez started Thursday and allowed three runs in four innings against the Diamondbacks.

Marquez wasn't forced to miss any time after coming out of his last start with a strained hamstring. Still, it's highly unlikely that he'll make the White Sox.
Thu, Mar 26, 2009 07:29:00 PM

Jeff Marquez left Friday's game early after tweaking his right hamstring.

Marquez, acquired from the Yankees in the Nick Swisher deal, was considered a dark horse candidate for the White Sox's fifth-starter role.
Fri, Mar 20, 2009 06:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
1B1Joey Votto
2Donald Lutz
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Ramon Santiago
SS1Zack Cozart
3B1Todd Frazier
2Jack Hannahan
LF1Ryan Ludwick
2Chris Heisey
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Kristopher Negron
RF1Jay Bruce
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Mat Latos
3Homer Bailey
4Mike Leake
5Alfredo Simon
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Jonathan Broxton
3JJ Hoover
4Sam LeCure
5Manny Parra
6Logan Ondrusek
7Trevor Bell
8Jumbo Diaz
9Carlos Contreras
10Curtis Partch
11Sean Marshall