The Nationals are still hearing from multiple teams on righty Jason Marquis, tweets Jon Paul Morosi 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. The latest:
- Despite acquiring Doug Fister earlier today, the Tigers are still talking to the Nationals about Marquis, tweets MLB.com's Bill Ladson. The two teams nearly had a deal Thursday, reports Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post. Kilgore says the Nationals have Yunesky Maya on call in case they trade a starter.