MARCUS WILSON

MARCUS WILSON

Team: Kane County Cougars

Position: Centerfielder

Bats/Throws: Right, Right

Height/Weight: 6’3″, 175 lbs.

Date of Birth: August 16, 1996

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, CA

High School: Junipero Serra HS

Drafted: 2014 – 2nd Round by the Arizona Diamondbacks

 

Marcus Wilson is an outfielder in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization who ranks among the team’s top 25 prospects.

 

Wilson was selected in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Diamondbacks and made his professional debut that summer.  He spent the 2016 season with Class A Kane County in the Midwest League and Class A Hillsboro in the Northwest League, racking up 25 stolen bases in just 69 games.

 

A native of Los Angeles, Wilson attended Junipero Serra High School in Gardena, California.

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• Rusney Castillo led the Pawtucket Red Sox in batting (.314), doubles (22) and stolen bases (14).

• Mike Shawaryn finished 9th among all players in minor league baseball with 169 strikeouts. He went 8-7 with a 3.81 ERA in 134 innings at Greenville (A) and Salem (High-A).

• Jason Martin hit .278 with 18 home runs and 35 doubles in 125 games between Class A and AA.

• Marcus Wilson batted .295 with 21 doubles, 9 homers and 54 RBI with Class A Kane County, ranking in the top three on the team in each of those catecories.

• Catcher Jacob Nottingham had 21 doubles and 9 home runs for Class AA Biloxi, and was promoted to Class AAA Colorado Springs for the playoffs.

• Dustin Peterson hit 17 doubles and had 78 hits in 87 games with the AAA Gwinnett Braves.

• D.J. Peterson hit 16 home runs with 63 RBI playing with the AAA affiliates of the Seattle Mariners and Chicago White Sox.

• After being promoted to High-A Bradenton in July Stephen Alemais batted .317 with 32 hits and 20 RBI in 30 games.

• Josh Morgan hit .270 with 30 extra base hits for High-A Down East, finishing strong by batting .375 over the final 14 games of the season.

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• Jacob Nottingham has hit four home runs in the last six games

• Rusney Castillo is batting .364 with three doubles and two homers in his current 8-game hitting streak

• Mike Shawaryn has a 2.25 ERA and 22 K’s in 20 innings over his last three starts

• Jason Martin is 6-for-15 (.400) with three doubles and a home run over the last four games

• Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 20 straight games, batting .356 in that stretch

• Stephen Alemais is batting .365 with five extra-base hits and 10 RBI in the last 13 games

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Josh Morgan is batting .370 during his current 7-game hitting streak

Over his last two starts, Mike Shawaryn has a 3.00 ERA while recording 13 strikeouts in 12 innings

 DJ Peterson has reached base safely in 12 of 15 games during the month of August

In his last 9 games, Stephen Alemais is batting .382 with 10 RBI

Marcus Wilson has reached base safely in 15 straight games, posting a .370 average and a .460 OBP in that stretch

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Rusney Castillo is batting .353 in August and leads Pawtucket in hits, doubles, stolen bases and batting average. [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Castillo-goes-yard-for-PawSox-Video-Pawtucket-Red-Sox-Multimedia.mp4"][/video] Marcus Wilson has hit safely in seven of the last eight games, batting .429 with three doubles and a home run in that stretch Jason Martin has five milti-hit games in the month of August and he ranks in Corpus Christi’s top five in doubles, home runs and batting average Stephen Alemais has nine hits in his last 16 at bats (.563) and is batting .379 in 19 games since being promoted to High-A Bradenton [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Video-Highlights-Clips-MiLB-Bradentons-Alemais-ties-game-with-late-homer-Video-MiLB.com-Multimedia-The-Official-Site-of-Minor-League-Baseball.mp4"][/video] Mike Shawaryn’s 145 strikeouts are the most of any minor league pitcher in the Boston Red Sox’s organization
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/28

Dominic Smith ranks 1st among all Mets’ minor league players in batting average (.337), hits (139), doubles (30), RBI (68) and runs (72)

Stephen Alemais is batting .556 (10-for-18) in 6 games with High-A Bradenton

Jason Martin has 11 extra base hits in the last 13 games, posting a 1.131 OPS in that stretch

DJ Peterson has reached base safely in 8 of the last 9 games, batting .333 with 3 doubles and a home run

Dustin Peterson is batting.319 during the month of July

Marcus Wilson leads Class-A Kane County in home runs (9) and OPS (.869), and ranks second in RBI (42)

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 7/14

Rusney Castillo started in CF for the International League in the Triple-A All Star game and had two hits, a RBI and a stolen base

Dustin Peterson is batting .472 (17-for-36) in the month of July

DJ Peterson is hitting .364 with a homer and 3 doubles over his last nine games

Mike Shawaryn is 3-0 with a 0.76 ERA and has 26 strikeouts in 23.2 innings in his last four starts, 

Dominic Smith has hit safely in 25 of the last 26 games, batting .373 with 5 HR and 8 doubles in that stretch

Josh Morgan is batting .333 in his last 10 games, with four multi-hit games in that span

Marcus Wilson has a current 5-game hitting streak

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Jacob Nottingham was named the Brewers’ minor league Player of the Month in June after batting .317 with a .391 OBP and a .533 SLG in 18 games. 

 

Mike Shawaryn is 3-0 with a 0.53 ERA in his last three starts with the Salem Red Sox. His 109 strikeouts in 2017 rank 6th among all players in minor league baseball.

 

Rusney Castillo was named to the AAA All Star Game. He’s hitting .305 with 9 HR, 17 2B, 28 RBI and 13 SB in 2017.

 

Dustin Peterson is on a current 5-game hitting streak, batting .400 in that stretch.

[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Dustin-Peterson.mp4"][/video]   DJ Peterson has 10 hits in his last 21 at bats (.476), including 2 doubles, 1 triple and 1 home run.

 

Dominic Smith has hit safely in 21 of the last 22 games, posting a .365 average with 4 HR and 17 RBI.

 

Marcus Wilson leads class A Kane County in home runs (8), slugging (.485) and OPS (.879).

 

Josh Morgan is 4-for-10 with two doubles and a home run since coming off the disabled list on July 3rd.

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Rusney Castillo has reached base safely in 19 straight games, batting .420 with a .468 OBP in that stretch

Dominic Smith has a current 15-game hitting streak in which he’s batting .370

Jason Martin is batting .333 with 4 HR and 12 RBI in 22 games since being promoted to AA

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Jacob Nottingham is batting .375 with 2 HR and 3 doubles in his last 10 games

Mike Shawaryn picked up his first win since being promoted to to High-A, allowing 1 ER in 6 IP in a 6-1 win over Wilmington on 6/25

Marcus Wilson continues to lead Class-A Kane County in HR (8), RBI (37) and runs (36)

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Jason Martin has reached base safely in 18 straight games, batting .410 with 3 HR, 6 2B and 10 HR in that stretch Dustin Peterson had 2 doubles and a season-high 4 RBI on June 21 against the Charlotte Knights Dominic Smith has hit safely in 16 of the last 17 games, batting .369 in that stretch. He’s hitting .322 for the season Jacob Nottingham is batting .462 in his current 4-game hitting streak Marcus Wilson has 6 hits in his last 12 at bats (.500) during a current 4-game hitting streak
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Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (31) and runs (33) DJ Peterson is batting .484 with 3 HR and 7 RBI in his last 9 games Dominic Smith leads AAA Las Vegas 51's in doubles (17) and ranks 2nd in RBI (41), hits (86) and runs (37) Jason Martin has a .406 average with 3 doubles and 2 HR in his last 8 games Jacob Nottingham is batting .313 with 5 doubles in his last 9 games Mike Shawaryn has 89 strikeouts and ranks 6th in all of Minor League Baseball 
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