Rafa Marquez Missed-Games-O-Meter Hits 12

Marquez sat out 115 games after this tackle.

We already know Markus Holgersson is out for Saturday's game against Toronto FC and that Wilman Conde is likely going to take the game off to get in better shape, but Rafael Marquez, who was in the line-up Wednesday, is out now, according to MLSsoccer.com's Franco Panizo.

According to Panizo's story, Marquez is tending to a calf injury and won't make the trip to Toronto.

For those keeping score at home:

His suspension held over from last year forced Marquez out for the first two games of the year (2), before coming back for the home opener. He started the game against the Montreal Impact but came off in the 45th minute. He played the next two games before earning a three game suspension for tackling Shea Salinas and coming down with a groin injury, sidelining him for then next four (6). He came back against the Philadelphia Union, but missed the first of two away fixtures against the Impact with a "soft achilles" (7). He came back for the 1-1 draw with Chivas USA, before joining the Mexican national team, taking him out of commission for the Open Cup game against the Charleston Battery (8) and the abomination of a fifth round cup match-up with the Harrisburg City Islanders (9). He missed the 3-1 loss to the Chicago Fire (10) and the draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps (11) with a thigh injury.

Toronto will be number (12) games missed due to injury, suspension and international duty.

(Fine, if you think I'm being unfair by including U.S. Open Cup games, it's 10. But we were supposed to be taking that competition seriously, so they're on my list.)

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