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 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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Dustin Peterson has hit safely in last 10 games, batting .310 in that stretch Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in HR (7), RBI (30) and OPS (.911) and was named to the Midwest League All-Star Game Mike Shawaryn has a 2.56 ERA in his last 10 starts and was recently promoted to Class A Salem Rusney Castillo is batting .389 during his current 5-game hitting streak and leads the @PawSox in runs (32), doubles (14) and steals (8) DJ Peterson is currently batting .326 with 9 RBI in his last 11 games Dominic Smith has 10 hits in his last 21 at-bats (.476) and is hitting .323 with 7 HR and 40 RBI on the season
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Dominic Smith is top 10 in the PCL in hits and total bases Mike Shawaryn is 3rd in MILB strikeouts with 69 Jason Martin is in the Carolina League's top 10 in HR and RBIs ' Marcus Wilson is 5th in the Midwest League with a .333 average Braden Shipley is 2-0 with a 2.45 ERA over last 3 starts Jacob Nottingham has hit safely in last 12 of 16 games, batting .296 in that stretch
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CC Sabathia had control of the mound in yesterday's game, allowing only 2 runs and striking out 6 batters in 5 innings. Marcus Wilson crushed a solo home run yesterday, his 7th homer of the season. Braden Shipley pitched a complete game, allowing just 3 runs and striking out 4 batters yesterday.
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