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Rockies deal Vizcaino for Cubs' Marquis

Updated: January 6, 2009, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies added depth to their rotation, acquiring durable right-hander Jason Marquis from the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday for reliever Luis Vizcaino.

The 30-year-old Marquis was 11-9 with a 4.53 ERA last season for the NL Central champion Cubs. The Rockies also receive cash as part of the deal.

Colorado has a solid core of starters in Aaron Cook, Jeff Francis and Ubaldo Jimenez. Marquis will likely compete for a spot at the back of the rotation with Jorge De La Rosa, ...

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