Rockies starter German Marquez had an impressive performance against the Padres on Saturday. On the mound, he allowed just two runs, four hits, and four walks over six innings while striking out seven batters. He also played a role offensively, going 1-for-2 with a solo homer at the plate. Marquez earned the win as Colorado ultimately defeated San Diego by a score of 5-3.
Marquez is now 8-8 with a 3.51 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, and .220 OBA through 22 starts (130.2 innings) this season. He has also struck out 134 batters while walking 48. The 26-year-old has racked up a very impressive 2.23 ERA and 0.81 WHIP over his last five starts.