Marcus Crescentini

#50 MARCUS CRESCENTINI – RHP
Height: 6-4 Weight: 240
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Born: Tampa, Florida
Resides: Wesley Chapel, Florida
High School: Wesley Chapel (Wesley Chapel, Florida)
College: Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, Missouri – “Spartans”)
Draft: 26th – LAD – 2015
Born: 12/26/92 Opening Night Age: 26
Classification: LS-2

Career Highlights: Fifth season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…acquired by the Goldeyes from the Kansas City T-Bones on 5/12/19 in exchange for a player to be named later and cash considerations…won the 2018 American Association championship with Kansas City…career 12-11 record with 21 saves and a 3.24 ERA in 153 appearances, all of them in relief…93 career games finished…183.1 career innings pitched, allowing 136 hits, 101 walks, and 17 home runs…246 career strikeouts…has struck out 31 percent of career batters faced, and averaged 12.1 strikeouts per nine innings…has averaged just 6.7 hits per nine innings as a professional…has held the opposition to a .201 career batting average, including a .162 average against right-handed hitters…has held the opposition to a .228 average with runners in scoring position (202 AB) and a .194 average with two outs and runners in scoring position (93) during career…has finished with an ERA of 3.55 or lower in each of the past three seasons…drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 26th round in 2015…played college baseball at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2015…4-2 with 12 saves and a 0.93 ERA for the Spartans as a junior in 2015…struck out 58 and walked 15 in 29.0 innings…also played at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Florida as a sophomore in 2014…struck out 25 batters in 19.0 innings for the Spartans…also played at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, Florida as a freshman in 2013…played at Wesley Chapel High School in Wesley Chapel, Florida…full name is Marcus Jordan Crescentini

2018
Kansas City (American Association/Ind.): 5-0 with one save and a 1.32 ERA for the T-Bones in 25 games, all of them in relief…finished five games…27.1 innings pitched, allowing 11 hits, 17 walks, and one home run…struck out 36…did not allow an earned run in 22 of 25 relief appearances…T-Bones were 20-5 in games in which he appeared…struck out three in 1.0 scoreless relief inning while picking up the win on 7/17 at Cleburne…earned the save on 7/25 vs. Lincoln, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless inning…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 7/27 vs. Chicago…struck out four in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/10 at Sioux City…picked up relief win on 8/18 vs. Cleburne, striking out two in 1.0 shutout inning…picked up the win in relief on 8/28 vs. Sioux City, striking out one in 2.0 scoreless innings…helped T-Bones win American Association championship…made four postseason appearances and did not allow an earned run in 5.1 innings…picked up the win in relief in clinching Game Four of the American Association Championship Series on 9/15 vs. St. Paul, striking out two in 1.2 scoreless innings

Jacksonville (Southern/AA/Miami): 1-4 with five saves and a 3.91 ERA for the Jumbo Shrimp in 23 games, all of them in relief…finished 20 games…25.1 innings pitched, allowing 23 hits, 19 walks, and five home runs…struck out 24…did not allow an earned run in 17 of 23 relief appearances…picked up relief win, striking out two in 1.0 shutout inning on 4/29 vs. Pensacola…struck out two in 2.0 scoreless relief innings on 5/11 vs. Tennessee…picked up the save on 6/5 at Birmingham, striking out two in 1.0 shutout inning…pitched 2.0 shutout relief innings on 6/17 vs. Jackson

Jupiter (Florida State/A+/Miami): Had one save in two relief appearances for the Hammerheads…finished one game…2.0 innings pitched, allowing one earned run, one hit, one walk, and one home run…struck out two

2017
Jupiter (Florida State/A+/Miami): 1-1 with three saves and a 2.20 ERA for the Hammerheads in 13 games, all of them in relief…finished 11 games…16.1 innings pitched, allowing 14 hits, four walks, and one home run…struck out 21…did not allow an earned run in nine of 13 relief appearances…struck out two in 2.0 shutout innings while earning the save on 7/25 vs. Florida…picked up the save on 7/27 vs. Florida, striking out three in 1.2 scoreless innings…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 8/1 vs. Lakeland in the second game of a double header…picked up relief win on 8/17 vs. Charlotte, pitching 2.0 scoreless innings…struck out four in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 8/30 at Lakeland

Greensboro (South Atlantic/A/Miami): 2-0 with a 1.03 ERA for the Grasshoppers in 26 games, all of them in relief…finished 18 games…35.0 innings pitched, allowing 16 hits, 12 walks, and one home run…struck out 47…did not allow an earned run in 22 of 26 relief appearances…struck out two in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 4/9 vs. Hickory…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 4/14 at Lakewood…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 4/29 at Asheville…picked up relief win on 5/4 vs. Lexington, striking out three in 2.0 shutout innings…picked up relief win on 5/8 vs. Rome, striking out two in 1.1 scoreless innings…pitched 2.1 shutout relief innings with two strikeouts on 5/16 at Hickory…struck out three in 1.1 scoreless relief innings on 5/27 vs. Kannapolis…struck out four and allowed one earned run in 2.1 relief innings on 5/30 vs. Lakewood…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/9 vs. Lakewood…helped Grasshoppers reach the South Atlantic League playoffs

2016
Greensboro (South Atlantic/A/Miami): 2-3 with four saves and a 1.48 ERA for the Grasshoppers in 20 games, all of them in relief…finished 12 games…30.1 innings pitched, allowing 21 hits, 12 walks, and two home runs…struck out 47…pitched more than 1.0 inning in 11 of 20 relief appearances…picked up relief win on 7/1 at Lakewood, allowing one earned run and striking out three in 2.1 innings…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/6 vs. West Virginia…struck out four in 2.1 scoreless relief innings on 7/10 vs. Kannapolis…picked up the save on 7/22 vs. Greenville, striking out three in 1.0 shutout inning…struck out two in 2.0 shutout relief innings on 7/26 vs. Augusta…struck out one in 2.0 shutout innings and picked up the save on 8/3 vs. Lakewood…picked up relief win on 8/6 vs. Kannapolis, striking out three in 2.0 shutout innings…picked up the save on 8/12 at Columbia, striking out four in 2.0 scoreless innings…earned the save on 8/16 vs. Delmarva, striking out three in 1.0 shutout inning…struck out three in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 8/30 vs. Delmarva

Batavia (New York-Penn/A-/Miami): Made four relief appearances for the Muckdogs, finishing three games…4.0 innings pitched, allowing one earned run, three hits, two walks, and zero home runs…struck out five…struck out two in 1.0 scoreless relief inning on 6/29 vs. West Virginia

Great Lakes (Midwest/A/Los Angeles): 0-2 with four saves and a 7.71 ERA for the Loons in 16 games, all of them in relief…finished 10 games…16.1 innings pitched, allowing 21 hits, 11 walks, and three home runs…struck out 22…struck out two in 1.2 shutout relief innings on 4/13 vs. Fort Wayne…picked up the save on 4/21 vs. Bowling Green, striking out two in 1.0 scoreless inning…earned the save on 5/5 vs. Cedar Rapids, striking out two in 1.0 scoreless inning…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 6/1 vs. West Michigan…helped Loons reach the Midwest League playoffs

2015
Ogden (Pioneer/R/Los Angeles): 1-1 with three saves and a 7.43 ERA for the Raptors in 24 games, all of them in relief…finished 13 games…26.2 innings pitched, allowing 26 hits, 23 walks, and three home runs…struck out 42…14 of 22 earned runs allowed came in three appearances totalling 2.1 innings…posted a 2.96 ERA in the other 21 appearances…made professional debut on 6/21 at Orem, striking out one in 1.0 scoreless relief inning…struck out four in 2.2 shutout relief innings on 7/19 vs. Missoula…earned first career save on 8/9 at Billings in the second game of a double header, striking out two in 1.0 shutout inning…struck out three in 1.0 shutout relief inning on 8/12 at Helena…struck out two in 1.0 shutout inning and picked up the save on 8/19 vs. Helena…picked up first career win on 8/29 vs. Orem, striking out two in 2.0 scoreless relief innings

Rick Forney on Marcus Crescentini: He had a really good year for the T-Bones. He’s a big right-hander that comes at guys. He looked real good against us last year. We were able to get a deal done, and he’s excited to join up with us.