MARCUS WILSON

MARCUS WILSON

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, CA

DATE OF BIRTH: August 15, 1996

POSITION: Outfielder

TEAM: Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League System

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

  • During his 2017 season with the Class A Kane County Cougars, Marcus hit.295 with 9 home runs and 35 extra base hits in 103 games, while adding 15 stolen
  • He spent the 2016 season with Class A Kane County in the Midwest League and Class A Hillsboro in the Northwest League, totaling 25 stolen bases in 69 games
  • Wilson was selected in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks and made his professional debut that summer

AWARDS:

  • MiLB National League All-Star (2017)
  • Mid-season All-Star (2017)
  • Player of the Week (April 2017)
  • Postseason All-Star (2017)
  • All-Region 1st Team (2014)
  • Preseason All-American (2014)
  • National Showcase Selectee (2013)
  • Perfect Game All-American Classic (2013)

OFF THE FIELD HIGHLIGHTS:

  • In December 2017, Wilson participated in a special screening of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle for local youth in Los Angeles alongside fellow Roc Nation athletes, Dominic Smith and Jason Martin as well as one of the movie’s stars, Nick Jonas
  • In the offseason, Wilson enjoys giving back to his community by mentoring children and helping inner city travel teams
  • Wilson loves dogs and enjoys playing video games and staying up to date on the latest fashion trends

MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/22
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .500 (9-for-18) over his last 5 games and leads the International League with 87 hits
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 7 straight games, batting .357 with 7 RBI in that stretch
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks among the Curve’s top 5 in runs, hits, doubles, triples, RBI and stolen bases
Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .347 (17-for-49) over his last 12 games, including 7 multi-hit games
Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.72 ERA over his last 6 starts
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 10 straight games, with 4 doubles and 1 home run
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/15 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the International League with 76 hits Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .373 over his last 16 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has the highest batting average (.332) of any player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 1.80 ERA in his last 5 starts with 30 strikeouts and just 2 walks allowed Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .355 with 4 doubles and a home run during his current 7-game hitting streak
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 6/1 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 10 straight games and leads the PawSox with a .299 batting average D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is batting .400 with 3 doubles and a home run in his current 6-game hitting streak Justin Williams (AAA-Durham) is batting .364 (8-for-22) over his last 7 games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 7-game hitting streak, batting .480 (12-for-25) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has 5 hits in his last 14 at bats (.357) Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) has a 2.65 ERA over his last 3 starts, and he leads the Sea Dogs in ERA, innings, and strikeouts Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .389 during a current 5-game hitting streak
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/18 Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .385 over his last 7 games with 9 RBI Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .400 in his current 5-game hitting streak Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) has a current 8-game hitting streak in which he’s hitting .545 (18-for-33) Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) has hit safely in four straight games since returning from the Disabled List Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in innings (39.1), strikeouts (36) and games started (7) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 14 of the last 15 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/11 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads the PawSox in hits, doubles, RBI, stolen bases and batting average Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .467 (7-for-15) in his current 4-game hitting streak D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has hit safely in 11 of the last 13 games, batting .333 with 2 home runs and 5 doubles in that stretch Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .414 with 4 extra base hits over his last 8 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) worked 7 shutout innings in a win over Hartford on Wednesday, and he leads the Sea Dogs in IP, ERA and K Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has reached base safely in 17 of the last 18 games, batting .338 with a .945 OPS over that stretch
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 5/4 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has reached base safely in 15 straight games, batting .359 in that stretch Jacob Nottingham (AAA-Colorado Springs) is batting .419 with 7 extra base hits in 8 games since returning to AAA on Apr. 26 DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) is on a current 8-game hitting streak in which he is batting .389 Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .400 with 3 home runs and 5 doubles in his last 8 games Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has 10 hits in his last 29 at bats (.345) over the last 7 games Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) leads his team in batting, slugging, OPS, doubles and extra base hits (among qualified hitters) Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .392 with 10 runs and 9 RBI over his last 13 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/27 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) has hit safely in 7 of the last 8 games, batting .364 in that stretch DJ Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has four hits, including two doubles, in his last nine at bats In his last two games, Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is 6-for-10 with 2 home runs, 2 doubles, and 6 RBI Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is on a current 8-game hitting streak, and has reached base safely in 15 of 16 games this season Jason Martin (AA-Altoona) is batting .417 with 6 extra-base hits in his last 7 games Mike Shawaryn (AA-Portland) leads the Sea Dogs in ERA (2.91), strikeouts (18) and innings pitched (21.2) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has a current 7-game hitting streak where he is batting .483 (14-for-29)
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 4/20 Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) leads Paw Sox with 14 hits and 7 RBI through the first 11 games of the season Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .360 (9-for-25) in his current 6 game hitting streak Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) leads the Aces in ERA (1.56), innings (17.1), strikeouts (14) and wins (2) Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .346 with three doubles and a home run over his last eight games Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) ranks second on his team in hits (12) and batting (.293) Marcus Wilson (A+-Visalia) has 5 hits in his last 10 at bats
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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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