01/22/2023 - National Showcase - Bothell (Seattle), WA Marcus is a talented 6ft/215 RH 1B in the 2023 class. He recently impressed scouts with his actions on the diamond. In the field, he has solid pre-pitch movements and gains a quick 1st step. His movements are agile and he gathers himself in a squared fielding position. Has pocket feel and shows advanced feel for backhand play. Is quick to transition the baseball and has a ¾ slot on his release (81 velo). Is gifted around the bag and is a solid target for his defenders. Plays with energy and is not afraid to lay out for the baseball. In the box, he begins with an open stance and gains a squared stride. Generates a positive bat angle and fast bat speed (82 exit velo). Shows pull side power and with more consistent timing, he will improve his whole field production. Overall, Marcus is a great college prospect in the 2023 class.