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Jeff Marquez

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Jeff Marquez
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Sioux City Explorers
Pitcher
Born: (1984-08-10) August 10, 1984 (age 31)
Vacaville, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 9, 2010 for the Chicago White Sox
Last MLB appearance
June 19, 2011 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 5.40
Strikeouts 2
Teams
Jeff Marquez
Medal record
Men’s baseball
Competitor for 23x15px United States
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2011 Guadalajara National team

Jeffrey Joseph Marquez (born August 10, 1984 in Vacaville, California) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is with the Sioux City Explorers of the American Association. He played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees.

Playing career

New York Yankees

Marquez attended Sacramento City College before being chosen by the New York Yankees in the supplemental round as the 41st overall pick of

  1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year Major League Baseball draft. Marquez was a compensation pick for losing David Wells to the San Diego Padres.

In

  1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year, Marquez played for the Single-A Charleston RiverDogs. Making a team leading 27 starts, he went 9-13 with an ERA of 3.42. Marquez was second on the team to Chase Wright in wins (9), innings pitched (139 23), and strikeouts (107).

In

  1. REDIRECT Template:Baseball year, Marquez played for the Double-A Trenton Thunder and was an Eastern League midseason All-Star for the team that year. Marquez went 15-9 with a 3.65 ERA for the Thunder. He led the league with 15 wins, was tied with 27 starts, was tied for second in innings pitched (155 1/3), tied for third in complete games (2), and was tenth in ERA (3.65).

On November 20, 2007, the New York Yankees purchased Marquez's contract, protecting him from the Rule 5 draft.

Chicago White Sox

On November 13, 2008, Marquez, along with minor league pitcher Jhonny Núñez, and utility man Wilson Betemit were traded to the Chicago White Sox for first baseman/outfielder Nick Swisher and minor league pitcher Kanekoa Texeira.[1]

Marquez made his major league debut on July 9, 2010, pitching the 9th inning vs. Kansas City allowing 2 runs in an 8-2 White Sox win. The White Sox recalled him on May 30, 2011.[2] He was designated for assignment on June 5.[3]

Return to Yankees

Marquez was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees on June 8 and added to the Major League roster when Joba Chamberlain was placed on the DL.[4] On August 27, the Yankees outrighted Marquez to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.[5] He was granted free agency in November 2011.

Seattle Mariners

On November 10, 2011, the Seattle Mariners signed Marquez to a minor league contract. He was released on July 24, 2012.

Colorado Rockies

He was signed by Colorado Rockies on Aug 11th, 2012, and assigned to Triple A Colorado Springs Sky Sox.

Cincinnati Reds

On January 2, 2013 he signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds but was released soon after.[6]

Comeback attempt

After not playing for two years, he returned to active duty with the Sioux City Explorers of the independent American Association.

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