Team: Kane County Cougars
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.
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)
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
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.
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[video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://rocnation.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/jmart.mp4"][/video]
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)