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Marquis Donnell Porter
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.
- School University of Iowa
- Debut May 9, 1999
- Final Game August 7, 2001
- Born July 5, 1972 in Newark, NJ USA
 Biographical Information
He was coach of the Greensboro Grasshoppers in 2005, and manager of the Jamestown Jammers of the New York-Penn League in 2006. He joined the Florida Marlins as the team's third base coach in 2007. Porter was a coach for the Marlins in 2008 and 2009 and the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2010. In 2011, he was named the Washington Nationals' third base coach. On September 27, 2012, with the Nationals headed to the postseason for the first time, it was announced that he was to be named the next manager of the Houston Astros; the team brass had been conducting interviews with candidates since the firing of Brad Mills on August 18th. Interim manager Tony DeFrancesco was to complete the current season with Houston while Porter would take over in 2013, getting a chance to be with the Nationals for the postseason.
|Houston Astros Manager
 Year-By-Year Managerial Record
|2013||Houston Astros||American League||51-111||5th||Houston Astros|
|2014||Houston Astros||American League||Houston Astros|