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2017 Dodgers review: Justin Marks

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Justin Marks spent the final five months of the season in the Dodgers’ system, and was on the 40-man roster for just over four weeks.

Coming

Marks pitched in one game of relief with the Rays, then was claimed off waivers by the Dodgers on May 9, and optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Going

Marks was designated for assignment on June 8 to make room on the 40-man roster for Fabio Castillo. Three days later Marks was sent outright to the minors.

The left-hander pitched 24 of his first 25 games with OKC in relief, posting a 4.19 ERA in 36⅔ innings. He started his final five games of the season, and as a starter posted a 6.66 ERA but did strike out 25 batters in 25⅓ innings.

2017 particulars

Age: 29

Stats: 5.25 ERA in 31 games (5 starts) for OKC, 56 K, 27 BB in 60 IP

Salary: n/a

Game of the year

Marks pitched four scoreless innings in a start at Salt Lake (an Angels affiliate) on Aug. 10, allowing two hits and two walks with two strikeouts.

Roster status

Marks is a free agent.