Diamondbacks Acquire Jason Marquis

4:06pm: The D'Backs take on all of the $2.47MM remaining on Marquis' contract, according to Bowden (on Twitter).

3:58pm: The Nationals will receive shortstop prospect Zach Walters from the D'Backs, tweets ESPN's Jim Bowden.

3:42pm: The trade is agreed upon, tweets Morosi – Marquis will join the Diamondbacks.

3:33pm: The D'Backs are close to acquiring Marquis, tweets Jon Paul Morosi.  Marquis is scheduled to take on the Mets less than three hours from now at Nationals Park.

3:27pm: The Diamondbacks are working to acquire righty Jason Marquis from the Nationals, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

Marquis, 32, has a 3.95 ERA, 5.3 K/9, 2.9 BB/9, 0.6 HR/9, and 54.0% groundball rate in 120 2/3 innings this year.  Our projected Elias rankings have him well short of Type B status, and he's owed $2.5MM on the season.


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