Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: twins

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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 wants to move your money around 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. Addison Russell T. Davies (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. Shock 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Sheer Tim Foli
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogTake the pledge: Let's banish pitcher wins, losses from baseball conversations
(56 - 7:26am, Apr 23)
Last: GGC for Sale

NewsblogRed Sox coaches still don't want hitters thinking about hitting for power - providencejournal.com
(16 - 7:20am, Apr 23)
Last: Fancy Pants with a clinging marmoset on his Handle

NewsblogBrock Holt goes to the disabled list with vertigo
(45 - 5:29am, Apr 23)
Last: bachslunch

NewsblogRangers' Joey Gallo hits hardest homer of 2017 | MLB.com
(10 - 3:03am, Apr 23)
Last: Lars6788

NewsblogMajor League Baseball in Las Vegas? Commissioner says it's an option
(8 - 2:38am, Apr 23)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogTempers flare in Tigers-Twins; Matt Boyd, Miguel Sano ejected
(9 - 1:09am, Apr 23)
Last: Random Transaction Generator

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(2242 - 1:04am, Apr 23)
Last: tshipman

NewsblogMaybe We Were All Wrong About The Yankees Rotation
(12 - 12:39am, Apr 23)
Last: jyjjy

NewsblogWhoever smelt OMNICHATTER dealt it, April 22, 2017
(204 - 11:56pm, Apr 22)
Last: fra paolo

Sox TherapyLet's All Overreact!
(52 - 11:24pm, Apr 22)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

NewsblogOTP 17 April 2017: Baseball, giant American flags, and patriotism
(1307 - 10:41pm, Apr 22)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogGiants Place Madison Bumgarner On 10-Day DL After Dirt Bike Accident
(42 - 10:26pm, Apr 22)
Last: Tubbs is Bobby Grich when he flys off the handle

Sox TherapySox Therapy Predictions?
(20 - 9:13pm, Apr 22)
Last: villageidiom

Gonfalon CubsAssorted Week 1 Thoughts
(38 - 9:12pm, Apr 22)
Last: Ardo

NewsblogWhy MLB’s best young stars will strike it wildly rich in ‘resetting of the market’
(44 - 8:25pm, Apr 22)
Last: Hank G.

Page rendered in 0.3121 seconds
47 querie(s) executed