Heading into last year, German Márquez was being proclaimed as the only player in the modern era to be able to overcome Coors Field as his home park. In 2018, he won 14 games and posted a 3.77 ERA, but a very respectable 3.40 FIP and 3.10 xFIP. However, after allowing a home batting average of .284 last year, that number jumped to .317 in 2019, not to mention a whopping .495 slugging percentage. He was still pretty good on the road, however, his slugging percentage he allowed last year was about 50 points higher than the season before. Marquez is very young, just 25 years old, but his home park remains Coors Field. What do we make of Marquez heading into 2020? Is he a talented young arm doomed by his situation, or does his talent outweigh the situation and he pushes that ERA south of 4.00? Let’s dive in…

Only two pitchers last year had a bigger discrepancy between their ERA and FIP for the year. Those two pitchers were José Quintana and Rick Porcello . For Marquez, he had a...