Marco Luciano

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Marco Jose Luciano

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 178 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Shortstop Marco Luciano was signed by the San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic on July 2, 2018, for a signing bonus of $2.6 million. His professional career began in 2019 with the AZL Giants Orange and he also appeared in a few games for the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes of the Northwest League that first year. In 47 game, he batted .302/.417/.564 for an outstanding debut, scoring 52 runs - or more than one per game - and driving in 42. He was named an Arizona League All-Star and an organizational All-Star. He then had to sit out the 2020 season because of the Coronavirus pandemic, although he was selected to be part of the Giants' 60-player pool that summer, which allowed him to work out at the major league team's alternate training site in Sacramento, CA.

He couldn't quite keep up with the amazing numbers of his maiden year when he returned in 2021, but still had a good season, mostly with the San Jose Giants in Low-A West, where he hit .278 in 70 games. He got to play in the 2021 Futures Game, and on August 4th was promoted to the Eugene Emeralds in High-A West. He batted .217 in 36 games there, to finish with a combined line of .258/.344/.471 in 106 games, with 68 runs, 71 RBIs, 17 doubles and 19 homers. He was once again an organizational All-Star. It was his first experience of a full season of baseball, and he admitted being tired by the end, explaining why his production fell following his promotion. He was ranked as the Giants' #1 prospect heading into 2022.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Maria Guardado: "Luciano looks to build off first full season: 'I feel great'",, March 7, 2022. [1]
  • Jesse SanchezL "19-year-old Luciano on path to stardom",, December 3, 2020. [2]

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