04/16/2023 - National Showcase - Charlottesville, VA Marcus continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities. At the plate is where he has improved the most now displaying well above average hitting power potential through an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work through a level swing path. He has strength in his swing and shows a feel for the barrel with gap-to-gap pop. Power will increase as he utilizes his lower half more efficiently. At 1B, defensive abilities are solid as he shows smooth / fluid actions. He displays proper footwork around the bag and is a quality receiver. Hands are clean and presents well out front. Range will increase as he improves foot quickness. On the mound, fastball shows a range of 72-75 mph. Breaking ball is a quality pitch, displaying 11/5 shape with gradual break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. Control is solid as he throws strikes with all his pitches. Stock on the mound will continue to rise as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.