Source: Jason Marquis, Padres agree

Updated: May 29, 2012, 9:21 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The San Diego Padres have agreed to a deal with right-hander Jason Marquis, a source familiar with the negotiations told ESPN.com senior writer Jayson Stark on Tuesday.

Because the Twins still owe Marquis the balance of his $3 million salary, the deal with the Padres is for the prorated major league minimum.

Marquis' stint with Minnesota ended last Tuesday when the Twins removed him from the roster after just seven starts.

Marquis was 2-4 with an abysmal 8.47 ERA. The ...

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