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The Twins, seeking to boost their starting rotation, have signed free-agent right-hander Jason Marquis.
Marquis agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Twins on Thursday.
Marquis, 33, went 8-5 with a 3.95 ERA for the Nationals last season before getting traded to the Diamondbacks on July 30 -- and suffering a season-ending fractured right tibia in his third start after the deal.
The Twins will be Marquis' seventh team and his first in the AL. He is 104-98 in his career with a 4.55 ERA.
The Associated Press contributed to this report
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The Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed starter Jason Marquis to a one-year deal worth $3 million.Marquis is joining his fifth team in as many seasons. The 33-year-old spent last 2011 between the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks, going 8-6 with a 4.43 ERA in 132 innings.Marquis' best season came in 2004, when he won 16 games with a 3.71 ERA with the St. Louis...
MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins have added several free agent position players so far this offseason, and it appears they may soon be adding a pitcher.According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Twins are close to acquiring pitcher Jason Marquis. The 33-year-old right-hander has spent 12 seasons in the big leagues and made 23 starts last year for the Washington Nationals and...
It looks like Jason Marquis might be headed to the Twins. It is a solid move for the Twinkies who could use a middle of the rotation arm with experience. Click HERE to read more.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.
Right-hander Jason Marquis has agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with the Minnesota Twins.
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The Minnesota Twins added more depth to their pitching staff on Thursday, signing veteran Jason Marquis to a one-year, $3 million contract.
Twins Centric wonders if the Minnesota infield defense is up to supporting Jason Marquis’s ground ball tendencies.
The Twins are nearing a deal with starting pitcher Jason Marquis, Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports reports.