The Twins have officially designated for assignment starting pitcher Jason Marquis.  He was 2-4 with a 8.47 ERA in 7 starts for the Twins this season.  Marquis allowed 8 earned runs in 1 2/3 innings against Milwaukee Sunday.  The Twins have called up righthander Cole DeVries from triple-A Rochester to replace Marquis in the rotation.  DeVries is a Eden Prairie, Minnesota native and attended the University of Minnesota.

DeVries has an ERA of 4.24 and 1-4 record at triple-A Rochester.  He is 27-years old.