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MLB: St. Louis 9, San Diego 6

ST. LOUIS, July 19 (UPI) -- Matt Carpenter went 3-for-4 and drove in three runs Friday to help St. Louis outslug San Diego 9-6.

MLB: Miami 4, San Diego 0

MIAMI, July 1 (UPI) -- Jose Fernandez struck out 10 San Diego batters in eight scoreless innings Monday and the Miami Marlins rode his performance to a 4-0 whitewash of the Padres.

MLB: San Diego 6, Arizona 4

SAN DIEGO, June 16 (UPI) -- Yasmani Grandal clobbered a go-ahead, three-run homer Saturday and the San Diego Padres went on to defeat Arizona 6-4 for a fifth straight victory.

MLB: San Diego 7, Atlanta 6

SAN DIEGO, June 11 (UPI) -- Will Venable smashed a three-run homer Monday and the San Diego Padres survived a late Atlanta rally to get past the Braves 7-6.

MLB: San Diego 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, June 6 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the San Diego Padres avoided a three-game sweep Wednesday in a 6-2 defeat of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: San Diego 4, Toronto 3 (17 innings)

SAN DIEGO, June 1 (UPI) -- Jedd Gyorko scored from second on Jesus Guzman's 17th-inning single early Saturday, giving the San Diego Padres a 4-3 interleague win over Toronto.

MLB: San Diego 4, St. Louis 2

SAN DIEGO, May 21 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis won his fifth straight start Monday, yielding one earned run over six innings in San Diego's 4-2 triumph over St. Louis.

MLB: San Diego 8, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, May 15 (UPI) -- Alexi Amarista had three hits and scored three runs Wednesday in helping the San Diego Padres to an 8-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: San Diego 1, Miami 0

SAN DIEGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis fired eight shutout innings Wednesday and the San Diego Padres completed a three-game sweep of Miami with a 1-0 decision.

MLB: San Diego 7, Arizona 6

SAN DIEGO, May 4 (UPI) -- Yonder Alonzo's two-run home run in the fifth Friday gave San Diego the lead and the Padres staved off Arizona 7-6.

MLB: San Diego 6, San Francisco 4

SAN DIEGO, April 28 (UPI) -- Alexi Amarista and Nick Hundley each cracked a two-run homer Sunday and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 6-4 for a three-game sweep.

MLB: Milwaukee 7, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, April 23 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun and Yuniesky Betancourt each clouted a first-inning homer Monday and Milwaukee racked up an eighth straight win, 7-1 over San Diego.

MLB: San Diego 9, Los Angeles Dodgers 2

LOS ANGELES, April 17 (UPI) -- Alexi Amarista had three hits and four RBI in the San Diego Padres' 9-2 win on the road over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Colorado 5, San Diego 2

DENVER, April 5 (UPI) -- Solo home runs from Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler helped carry Colorado to a 5-2 win Friday over San Diego in the Rockies' home opener.

MLB: Atlanta 6, San Diego 0

ATLANTA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Kris Medlen, a sensation since his entry into the Atlanta rotation, threw his first career shutout Thursday in carrying the Braves to a 6-0 win over San Diego.
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Jason Marquis
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jason Marquis throws a pitch in the fourth inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York City on July 28, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Jason Scott Marquis ( /mɑrˈkiː/; born August 21, 1978, in Staten Island, New York) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball. He previously pitched for the Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, and Washington Nationals.

As a 12-year-old, Marquis pitched his Little League team to third place in the Little League World Series with a no-hitter. He is one of only a few Major League Baseball players to have played in both a Little League World Series and a Major League World Series. Later, he pitched his high school team to consecutive New York City championships. Marquis was drafted in the first round out of high school by the world champion Atlanta Braves, and reached the majors as a 21-year-old in 2000.

As a major leaguer, Marquis has won 11 or more games for six straight years through 2009, and also started 28 or more games in each of the years 2004–09. His 65 wins from 2004–08 season ranked 7th among N.L. pitchers. Through 2009, in games that were late and close Marquis held batters to a .232 batting average. He has also excelled with the bat, winning the Silver Slugger Award in 2005.

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