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Jason Marquis

Jason Marquis
Jason Marquis, with the Washington Nationals
MLB Player information
NameJason Marquis
PositionStarting pitcher
MLB debutJune 6, 2000 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Win-Loss104 98
Earned run average4.55
Home runs allowed202
*Atlanta Braves (2000 2003) *St. Louis Cardinals (2004 2006) *Chicago Cubs (2007 2008) *Colorado Rockies (2009) *Washington Nationals (2010 2011) *Arizona Diamondbacks (2011 present)
*Silver Slugger Award, Pitcher: 2005 *NL All Star Team: 2009 *World Series Champion 2006

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Jason Scott Marquis (c-eniconmɑrˈkiː; born August 21, 1978, in Staten Island, New York) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball. He previously pitched for the Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, and Washington Nationals.

As a 12-year-old, Marquis pitched his team to third place in the Little League World Series with a no-hitter. He is one of only a few ballplayers to have played in both a Little League World Series and a Major League World Series. He also pitched his high school team to consecutive New York City championships. Marquis was drafted in the first round out of high school by the world champion Atlanta Braves, and reached the majors as a 21-year-old in 2000.

As a major leaguer, Marquis won 11 or more games for six straight years through 2009, and also started 28 or more games in each of the years 2004 09. His 65 wins from 2004 08 ranked 7th among N.L. pitchers. Through July 2011, in games that were late and close Marquis held batters to a .228 batting average. He also excelled with the bat, winning the Silver Slugger Award in 2005.

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