“Play ball” was the big news yesterday as teams open up their exhibition seasons. Cincinnati got off on the right foot with a blowout win. Meanwhile manager Bryan Price commenced shuffling players onto the field while he determines his opening day roster.
March 4, 2015
Every team adds pitching depth to their AAA affiliates from the pool of veterans looking to extend their careers. Over the past couple of weeks Cincinnati has signed LHP Paul Maholm and RHP Jason Marquis who are both trying to make it back to the MLB after coming back from serious injuries.
February 3, 2015
Jason Marquis, acquired on July 30 to provide depth at the back end of the Diamondbacks rotation, is likely lost for the season. The veteran right-hander fractured his right fibula when he was struck by a sharp one-hopper in the third inning of a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday.
August 15, 2011
After the San Francisco Giants added slugging outfielder Carlos Beltran to their pitching-rich team, the Arizona Diamondbacks could not stand pat and expect to compete in the NL West. So in response, the D-backs deftly added pitchers Jason Marquis and Brad Ziegler to their prodigious offense without mortgaging their future.
August 1, 2011