Marquez is coming off the wrost start of his career -- 11 runs in 2 2/3 innings against the Giants -- and looking to rebound. He is facing the Yankees for the first time. Lefty James Paxton gets the call for the Yankees. He is 1-2 in his career against the Rockies.
Marquez has faced only three Yankees batters in his career. Paxton has a bit more of a background, including h9olding Chris Iannetta hitless in 13 at-bats, striking him out six times. He also has six career strikeouts Desmond, who is 1-for-12.