12/02/2018 - Interactive Video Program - Lynwood (Chicago), IL Marcus is a young, lefty, 2-way player who pitches and plays 1st base. On the mound, Marcus stands over the rubber well balanced, he separates on time, and his arm action is loose. He gets good extension, lands with proper direction, and finishes completely. At 1B, Marcus has good pre-pitch actions, efficient footwork, and he fields in a square position. He plays with solid effort, moves well around the bag, and throws with a consistent arm to his target. Offensively, Marcus has a tall/open stance, good balance, and solid feel for the barrel. He has a direct swing path, makes square contact, and works the middle of the field. Overall skills can get better with work on the following.
Pitching 1. Keep elbow high 2. Off-speed 3. Glove side lead Defense 1. Play more through 2. Aggressiveness 3. Hands Offense 1. Lower body 2. Strength 3. Contact points