01/15/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Tucson, AZ Marcus is a thin, athletic, 2-way player who catches and pitches. Behind the plate, Marcus has a good set-up, he sticks the ball well, and tries hard to keep in front when blocking. He has good pocket awareness, a clean exchange, and throws with pop times as low as 2.95 to 2nd base. On the mound Marcus keeps his eyes on target, he stands over the rubber well, and has some glove side lead toward home. Offensively, Marcus has a tall/athletic set-up, a short swing, and a direct barrel to the ball. He has a firm front side and can work the ball to the opposite field. Marcus can improve with work on the following.
Catching 1. Quicken feet 2. Lower set-up 3. Gain ground Pitching 1. Finish 2. Extension 3. Use lower body Offense 1. Rhythm/timing 2. Load/stride 3. Balance