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Birth Date2-22-1995
Height6' 1"
Weight225 lbs
Age24 years, 6 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2015
-0.12016
0.92017
4.72018
2.42019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2016 COL MLB 6 3 20.7 1 1 0 28 6 15 2 112 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.5 55% .361 1.65 4.29 5.23 98 5.71 126.4 -0.1
2017 COL MLB 29 29 162.0 11 7 0 174 49 147 25 105 9.7 2.7 1.4 8.2 47% .316 1.38 4.42 4.39 102 5.08 108.2 0.9
2018 COL MLB 33 33 196.0 14 11 0 179 57 230 24 109 8.2 2.6 1.1 10.6 48% .313 1.20 3.36 3.77 86 3.23 72.3 4.7
2019 COL MLB 28 28 174.0 12 5 0 174 35 175 29 116 9.0 1.8 1.5 9.1 50% .304 1.20 4.02 4.76 84 3.27 67.0 4.8
CareerMLB9693552.738240555147567801109.02.41.39.249%.3131.273.914.32903.8883.210.2

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2012 VTB Rk VSL 15 6 34.3 0 2 0 43 20 29 4 104 11.3 5.2 1.0 7.6 0% .355 1.83 5.12 6.82 103 5.92 123.2
2013 PRI Rk APP 12 12 53.3 2 5 0 46 20 38 2 89 7.8 3.4 0.3 6.4 0% .270 1.24 3.72 4.05 106 4.38 95.2
2014 BGR A MID 22 18 98.0 5 7 0 83 29 95 5 95 7.6 2.7 0.5 8.7 0% .294 1.14 3.21 3.21 93 4.12 87.2
2015 PCH A+ FSL 26 23 139.0 7 13 0 147 29 104 6 91 9.5 1.9 0.4 6.7 0% .318 1.27 3.13 3.56 96 4.75 104.3
2016 COL MLB NL 6 3 20.7 1 1 0 28 6 15 2 112 12.2 2.6 0.9 6.5 55% .361 1.65 4.29 5.23 98 5.71 126.4
2016 NBR AA EAS 21 21 135.7 9 6 0 124 33 126 9 106 8.2 2.2 0.6 8.4 48% .304 1.16 3.24 2.85 0 0.00 0.0
2016 ABQ AAA PCL 5 5 31.0 2 0 0 30 6 29 5 112 8.7 1.7 1.5 8.4 45% .298 1.16 4.52 4.35 96 3.45 76.1
2017 COL MLB NL 29 29 162.0 11 7 0 174 49 147 25 105 9.7 2.7 1.4 8.2 47% .316 1.38 4.42 4.39 102 5.08 108.2
2017 ABQ AAA PCL 3 2 10.0 0 0 0 8 0 18 2 102 7.2 0.0 1.8 16.2 53% .353 0.80 2.72 2.70 33 1.00 21.2
2018 COL MLB NL 33 33 196.0 14 11 0 179 57 230 24 109 8.2 2.6 1.1 10.6 48% .313 1.20 3.36 3.77 86 3.23 72.3
2019 COL MLB NL 28 28 174.0 12 5 0 174 35 175 29 116 9.0 1.8 1.5 9.1 50% .304 1.20 4.02 4.76 84 3.27 67.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2016 348 0.5489 0.4626 0.7888 0.6387 0.2484 0.8361 0.6410 0.2112
2017 2667 0.5564 0.4799 0.7930 0.6422 0.2764 0.8720 0.5627 0.2070
2018 3117 0.5104 0.4681 0.7142 0.6091 0.3211 0.8297 0.4857 0.2858
2019 2615 0.5120 0.4876 0.7302 0.6348 0.3331 0.8518 0.4871 0.2698
Career87470.52640.47730.74600.62810.30820.84950.51580.2540

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-25 2014-07-06 Minors 11 0 - Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2024 COL $2,500,000
2023 COL $15,300,000
2022 COL $11,300,000
2021 COL $7,800,000
2020 COL $4,800,000
2019 COL $1,300,000
2018 COL $550,000
2017 COL $537,000
2016 COL $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,087,000
2019Current$1,300,000
3 yrPvs + Cur$2,387,000
5 yrFuture$41,700,000
8 yrTotal$44,087,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 27 dLA Sports5 years/$43M (2019-23), 2024 option

Details
  • 5 years/$43M (2019-23), plus 2024 club option. Signed extension 4/6/19. $1.5M signing bonus, paid within 30 days of contract approval by MLB. 19:$1M, 20:$4.5M, 21:$7.5M, 22:$11M, 23:$15M, 24:$16M club option ($2.5M buyout). If Marquez finishes in the top three in Cy Young vote twice during 2019-23 seasons, 2024 option becomes a mutual option. 2023 and 2024 salaries increase $1M for each prior Cy Young and by $500,000 for each 2nd-5th finish in Cy Young vote. Assignment bonus: $1M with trade. Replaced 1 year, $565,000 deal renewed by Colorado 3/19.
  • 1 year/$0.55M (2018). Re-signed by Colorado 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by Colorado 3/17.
  • 2016. Contract selected by Tampa Bay 11/20/15. Acquired by Colorado in trade from Tampa Bay 1/28/16.
  • Signed by Tampa Bay 2011 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela. $0.225M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 11.8 6.8 0 29 29 168.3 138 46 185 16 .285 1.09 2.60 2.63 41.0 4.5
80o 11.1 7 0 28 28 162.3 141 47 178 16 .296 1.16 2.91 2.96 33.8 3.7
70o 10.7 7.1 0 27 27 158.0 143 48 174 16 .304 1.20 3.13 3.19 29.1 3.2
60o 10.3 7.2 0 26 26 154.4 144 48 170 17 .311 1.25 3.32 3.4 25.0 2.7
50o 9.9 7.3 0 26 26 151.1 145 49 166 17 .318 1.28 3.51 3.59 21.4 2.3
40o 9.6 7.4 0 25 25 147.8 147 49 163 17 .325 1.32 3.69 3.78 18.0 2.0
30o 9.2 7.5 0 25 25 144.3 148 50 159 17 .332 1.37 3.89 3.99 14.3 1.6
20o 8.8 7.6 0 24 24 140.2 149 50 154 17 .340 1.42 4.12 4.23 10.4 1.1
10o 8.2 7.7 0 23 23 134.7 151 51 148 17 .351 1.49 4.45 4.58 5.0 0.5
Weighted Mean9.97.302626151.11454816617.3171.283.493.5721.72.4

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2019-06-28 13:00:00 (link to chat)Starting to worry about German Marquez? Your article last week sold me on him, but now I'm concerned. Dealt Brendan McKay for him and now I regret it.
(Len from Sunshine)
Not really, although there's always legit concern about anybody that makes home starts in Coors.

Just for fun: Marquez 2018 through 6/30 - 17 starts, 5.14 ERA, 93 k/35 bb in 91 innings; Marquez 2019 through 6/28 - 18 starts, 4.29 ERA, 113 k/26 bb in 115 1/3 innings (Mark Barry)
2019-05-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is German Marquez a top 20, top 16, or top 12 pitcher? Second question, is Marquez the greatest Rockies pitcher ever? If not, who?
(Adam from Durham)
Top 25, maybe? With room for more? He's got a 5.87 ERA at home and dudes are hitting .330/.362./536 against him. It was *a little* better last season, but not by much. It's hard to go a lot higher if he's basically a road streamer, which is tough to say, because I do like him.

As for the best pitcher in Rockies history...(*whispers*) It might be Ubaldo. (Mark Barry)
2018-12-19 13:00:00 (link to chat)Who are some of your potential breakout pitchers for 2019 that you are targeting in trades/draft?
(Gary Mack from in the back)
I've been going all out trying to get German Marquez, even though targeting a dude that makes half his starts in Colorado makes me a little queasy. I like Josh James a lot in Houston, and think 2019 could be the year Jack Flaherty and Mike Clevinger become stars. Also, it's become a running joke, but I think Kevin Gausman could finally put it together with a full season in a new spot. (Mark Barry)
2017-05-03 20:00:00 (link to chat)Does German Marquez pitch well enough to make him worth rostering in a 16 tm dynasty?
(David from Denver)
I think so, even though Rockies pitchers always scare me because of the environment (humidor notwithstanding). There just seems to be a limit on value (at least for starters) (David Brown)
2017-03-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)There appears to be a good chance that German Marquez and Cody Reed may both make the starting rotations of the Rocks and Reds, respectively out of spring training. If that is the case, what kind of numbers do you think they will they put up and do you have a preference of one over the other?
(The Quiet Man from NY via Philippines)
I'd rather have Marquez. I don't think either gives you pretty numbers this year. I like both ok in the long run, but don't see more than a mid-rotation starter in either dude. (Matthew Trueblood)
2017-03-16 13:00:00 (link to chat)What do you think of this Kevin Garnett-esqu trade in a 30 team dynasty league: Andrew Benintendi for German Marquez, Jacob Nix, Brock Stewart, Chance Adams, Taylor Trammell, Luis Urias, TJ Friedl, and Ricardo Cespedes?
(Bob from Georgia)
I have no idea whether this is a good trade or not. It depends too much on too many things I don't know. I don't play dynasty leagues. Best guess: if you're willing to trade present for future, I really like the idea and several of these names. Go for it. (Matthew Trueblood)
2016-10-06 14:00:00 (link to chat)German Marquez just sneaked on to MLB's top 100 prospects, can you tell us more about him? Future FV?
(Cole Whittier from Pasadena, CA)
I wrote about Marquez earlier this year (http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=29420). I don't think all that much has changed, and I still think he's better suited for the pen. Probably not Top 101 for me, because I like that type of guy to have a better chance of starting or a better chance of being an impact reliever, but solid major league arm. (Jeffrey Paternostro)
2016-08-11 14:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on German Marquez and Chance Adams? Do you see Marquez developing the secondary stuff to pitch towards the front of a rotation, and is it still a relief profile with Adams given his success this year in AA? Thank you.
(Tim from Jacksonville)
I don't know much about Chance Adams, but I like German Marquez as a potential mid-rotation piece. He has the delivery to start and just needs a bit more consistency with his secondary stuff. I know that's a big "if," but he has the building blocks to do it. (J.P. Breen)
2016-01-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Where does German Marquez rank now that he's been traded to the Rockies?
(traindoggah from space)
He continues to not rank among the 101 best prospects in baseball. In the org, he's gone from one deep system to another. He wouldn't be among my top-20 in Colorado, off the top of my head. (Top 101 Chat with Craig Goldstein)


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