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:

LATEST POSTS

Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/31
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) ranks in the Top 5 in the International League in doubles, hits and batting average
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) ranks 4th in the International League in HR (16) and 6th in doubles (28)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) ranks 3rd on the Stripers in both hits (103) and doubles (21)
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 3-1 with a 3.65 ERA in his last 5 games
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) is batting .412 during his current 4-game hitting streak
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .299 during the month of August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) is batting .289 with 3 HR in his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/24
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) is batting .462 in his current 7-game hitting streak
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) has reached base safely in 6 straight games, posting a .920 OPS
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) has hit safely in 15 of 20 games during the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) has pitched 12.1 consecutive scoreless innings over his last 3 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .310 with an .803 OPS in August
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has posted a .989 OPS over his last 10 games
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Roc Nation Sports Farm Report: 8/17
Rusney Castillo (AAA-Pawtucket) was named the 2018 PawSox MVP, and is the top hitter in the International League (.325)
D.J. Peterson (AAA-Louisville) leads the Bats in doubles (24) and ranks second in homers (14) and RBI (48)
Dustin Peterson (AAA-Gwinnett) is batting .340 in the month of August
Mike Shawaryn (AAA-Pawtucket) is 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA in three starts since being promoted to AAA
Braden Shipley (AAA-Reno) has a 2.25 ERA and his holding opponents to a .208 average in his last 4 appearances
Dominic Smith (AAA-Las Vegas) has five extra base hits and a .818 OPS in his last 11 games
Stephen Alemais (AA-Altoona) is batting .333 with a .874 OPS in August
Josh Morgan (AA-Frisco) is batting .357 in his last 12 games
Marcus Wilson (A-Visalia) has 2 doubles, 2 homers and 9 RBI in his last 6 games
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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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