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Marquez Making Steady Progress

His Hot Finish Was Quite Impressive

His numbers in 2005 weren't the sexiest in the Yankees' farm system. Of course, posting a losing record and accumulating thirteen losses might have something to do with that. But hidden behind the seemingly pedestrian numbers is a pitcher that is not only making steady progress to his game, but is really opening some eyes in the organization.

Drafted as a supplemental first round pick in the 2004 MLB Draft out of Sacramento City College, Jeff Marquez had an up and down season with the Charleston Riverdogs this past year. He began the year going 1-4 in his first five starts with a 4.38 ERA before posting a 2-1 record with a 2.28 ERA in the month of May, his only winning month in his first full professional season. Seemingly having... Recommended Stories

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