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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Jason Marquis, Twins agree on deal

Marquis de Target Field?

Gamingboy Posted: December 22, 2011 at 08:46 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 22, 2011 at 09:42 PM (#4022239)
Is it bad when the pitcher you just signed has a lifetime OPS just 18 points lower than your starting shortstop?
   2. Athletic Supporter was shiny, now he's all rusted Posted: December 22, 2011 at 09:46 PM (#4022244)
I don't care what anyone says, this is the marquis signing of the offseason.
   3. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: December 22, 2011 at 09:48 PM (#4022250)
Deck chairs meet Titanic.
   4. Edgar James Olmos (chris h.) Posted: December 22, 2011 at 10:02 PM (#4022268)
Jason Marquis is still pitching?

Wow.
   5. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: December 22, 2011 at 10:06 PM (#4022270)
The Dbacks' acquisition of Jason Marquis last year has replaced the Tigers' acquisition of Jarrod Washburn as the most unhelpful deadline deal in recent memory.
   6. DL from MN Posted: December 22, 2011 at 10:31 PM (#4022309)
Maybe they can DH for Butera when Marquis pitches.
   7. scumbag Posted: December 23, 2011 at 12:54 AM (#4022379)

The Dbacks' acquisition of Jason Marquis last year has replaced the Tigers' acquisition of Jarrod Washburn as the most unhelpful deadline deal in recent memory.


I vote for that time when the Pirates (of all teams) acquired Matt Morris (of all people.)

The thread still makes me laugh.
   8. SoSHially Unacceptable Posted: December 23, 2011 at 01:13 AM (#4022387)
The Dbacks' acquisition of Jason Marquis last year has replaced the Tigers' acquisition of Jarrod Washburn as the most unhelpful deadline deal in recent memory.


Marquis has got to hold the record for most playoff rosters not made.* He's been in the big leagues for parts of 12 seasons. His teams have made the playoffs 11 times (all but the 2010 Nats wound up in the postseason). He's pitched in the playoffs in only five of them.


* If such a thing were a record.

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