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Justin Marks | Relief Pitcher

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/12/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 205
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Rangers released LHP Justin Marks.
The move clears room on the 40-man roster for Jerome Williams. Marks has been in three different organizations since the beginning of June and will now be on the move again. Jul 25 - 5:17 PM

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Rangers claimed LHP Justin Marks off waivers from the Athletics.

The A's had to remove him from their 40-man roster in order to add Friday's starter, Brad Mills. Marks allowed three runs over two relief innings for the Royals earlier this season and has put up a 5.03 ERA over 34 Triple-A frames. He'll represent minor league depth.
Jun 20 - 2:23 PM

Athletics acquired LHP Justin Marks from the Royals in exchange for cash considerations; optioned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

Marks was originally drafted by the A's before going to the Royals in the David DeJesus deal. The 26-year-old will provide some bullpen depth at Triple-A.
Jun 6 - 2:48 PM

Royals designated LHP Justin Marks for assignment.

The move clears a spot for right-hander Wilking Rodriguez on the 40-man roster. Marks made one appearance with the Royals back in April and holds a 5.64 ERA over two starts and 11 relief appearances in Triple-A.
Jun 2 - 4:07 PM

Royals optioned LHP Justin Marks to Triple-A Omaha.

He was sent down to make room for Jarrod Dyson's return from the bereavement list. Marks gave up three runs on four hits and three walks in two innings Sunday in his lone appearance.
Apr 21 - 4:30 PM

Royals recalled LHP Justin Marks from Triple-A Omaha.

Marks posted a 3.24 ERA with eight strikeouts over his first 8 1/3 relief innings for Omaha. He'll work in middle relief.
Apr 17 - 6:17 PM

Royals optioned LHP Justin Marks to Triple-A Omaha; reassigned LHPs Scott Alexander and Everett Teaford to minor league camp.

No surprises here. Teaford is the only one with major league experience and could be an option for the bullpen at some point this season.
Mar 14 - 11:53 AM

Royals optioned LHP Justin Marks to Triple-A Omaha.

Marks gave up one run in four innings over three appearances this spring. The 25-year-old had a 4.50 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 81/44 K/BB ratio in 92 innings last season between three different levels of the Royals' farm system and was added to the 40-man roster in November.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 12:24:00 PM

Royals purchased the contract of LHP Justin Marks from Triple-A Omaha.

Marks had a 4.50 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 81/44 K/BB ratio in 92 innings this past season between three different levels of the Royals' farm system. The 24-year-old is now a member of the Royals' 40-man roster.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 04:12:00 PM

Justin Marks earned the victory on Monday, tossing six shutout innings for Single-A Wilmington.

Marks gave up four hits and three walks while striking out five. The 23-year-old has a pedestrian 4.28 ERA this season, but he's also struck out nearly a batter per inning. And he's been quite effective recently, compiling a 2.16 ERA in his last five starts.
Tue, Jul 12, 2011 05:45:00 AM

Royals acquired LHP Justin Marks and RHP Vin Mazzaro from the Athletics for OF David DeJesus.

Marks isn't just a throw in. He posted a 1.35 WHIP and registered 136 strikeouts in 129 1/3 innings this year at two different levels of Single-A and should be ready for the Double-A level in 2011. The 22-year-old left-hander was drafted in the third round of the 2009 draft.
Wed, Nov 10, 2010 09:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Tomas Telis
1B1J.P. Arencibia
2Prince Fielder
2B1Rougned Odor
2Guilder Rodriguez
3Jurickson Profar
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Adam Rosales
3Luis Sardinas
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Kevin Kouzmanoff
3Ed Lucas
LF1Shin-Soo Choo
2Jake Smolinski
3Jim Adduci
4Ryan Rua
CF1Leonys Martin
2Engel Beltre
RF1Alex Rios
2Daniel Robertson
3Michael Choice
DH1Mitch Moreland
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Derek Holland
3Matt Harrison
4Colby Lewis
5Robbie Ross
6Nick Martinez
7Nick Tepesch
8Miles Mikolas
9Martin Perez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Neftali Feliz
2Shawn Tolleson
3Alexi Ogando
4Neal Cotts
5Tanner Scheppers
6Roman Mendez
7Scott Baker
8Phil Klein
9Alexander Claudio
10Alfredo Figaro
11Jon Edwards
12Pedro Figueroa
13Michael Kirkman
14Lisalverto Bonilla