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: 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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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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