Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/29/14

TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Jason Marquis of the Colorado Rockies poses during photo day at the Rockies spring training complex on February 22, 2009 in Tuscon, Arizona. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
The Jason Marquis experiment in Minnesota lasted just seven starts. The Twins announced Tuesday that they have designated the veteran Marquis for release or assignment and will call up right-hander Cole DeVries from Triple-A Rochester to take Marquis' spot on the roster. Marquis, a 33-year-old with 106 career wins in 13 seasons, signed a one-year, 3 million contract in the offseason after spending lastyear with Washington and Arizona. But in seven starts with the Twins,Marquis was 2-4 with an 8.47 ERA. The 13-year veteran allowed 14 walks and 52 hits in 34 innings while striking out just 12. His latest start was the final straw, as he gave up eight runs on eight hits in just 1 23 innings on Sunday in Milwaukee. After an off day Monday, the Twins made the move to let Marquis go Tuesday. DeVries, 27, will be making his major league debut when he first takes the mound for the Twins. When he does so, it will be for his hometown team, as he is an Eden Prairie, Minn., native and p...
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