He’s more than a 40-man roster and is really a slightly-lesser version of Lucas Harrell involving the major-league experience. Marquez, touted as a groundball phenom when acquired from the Yankees as Nick Swisher [REDACTED] trade, had a 46 percent ground ball rate in Charlotte-good, but not Harrell’s 52 percent grounder rate. He’ll have a go at the rotation this spring, however it is tough figure out Marquez separating himself contrary to the pack. Then again, that can be said for each one of these pitchers.
Chicago pushed the effect 6-2 against Vinnie Pestano in the eighth when Pierre drove in another run with a single. He added to his Major League best stolen base total with his or her 68th thieve.