SP - COL
German Marquez fell to 2-2 on Sunday in Seattle, giving up five runs (two earned) on six hits over seven innings pitched.
Marquez struck out four and walked one as the Rockies lost 5-3. He now has a 2.08 ERA through four starts and it is time to start trusting him in fantasy again. Marquez will also carry a 0.92 WHIP into his next start versus the Rangers.
German Marquez was brilliant yet again on Tuesday against the Giants, tossing 7 1/3 innings of two-run ball while striking out nine.
Marquez allowed six hits and one walk as he improved to 2-1 on the season. The 25-year-old now has a sparkling 1.89 ERA through three starts on the season. This was his first home start of the year and it was his best one yet. Fantasy managers should feel confident using him against the Mariners next time out.
German Marquez improved to 1-1 on Wednesday in Oakland, allowing just one run over six innings while striking out eight.
Marquez allowed just four hits and one walk in the quality start. The 25-year-old has now given up just two runs in 11 2/3 innings on the young season. It's certainly noteworthy but it's important to point out that both of these starts have been on the road. His next one will come at home against the Giants.
German Marquez took the loss on Friday night against the Rangers despite giving up just one run over 5 2/3 innings pitched.
The 25-year-old was simply out-dueled by Lance Lynn in a 1-0 game. Marquez struck out six and walked just one in what was ultimately an encouraging start. Still, his next start comes at home versus the Padres and it's always risky to start pitchers in Coors Field.
The Rockies named German Marquez as the club's Opening Day starter.
Colorado opens their season on the road against the Texas Rangers this Friday. This is Marquez's first career Opening Day start. He'll be followed in the rotation by Jon Gray and Kyle Freeland.