Photos from 5/30 SDSU vs. Mississippi State baseball
Solid left-handed pitcher who is expected to start the season in the bullpen … Competed for the Martinsville Mustangs of the Coastal Plain League during summer 2016 … Made seven appearances (all starts) with three complete games, compiling a record of 3-3 with a 2.76 earned run average… Struck out 41 and walked only six over 42.1 innings … Played for the Champion City Kings in Springfield, Ohio, during summer 2014 … Compiled a record of 2-3 with a 4.46 earned run average … Struck out 45 and walked 17 over 48.1 innings … A 2013 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason California Region All-High School Senior Honorable Mention selection … Named a 2012 Perfect Game USA Preseason High School Underclassmen All-America Honorable Mention … Played for the So. Cal Sklz team in Poway, Calif., during summer 2013 … Member of the Orioles Scout Team in Orange County in 2011-12 … Competed for the West Coast Players in Carlsbad, Calif., from 2006 to 2010.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2016
Began the season as a weekend starter, but saw most of his work in a relief role in 2016 … Made a total of seven starts and 19 relief appearances … Did not record his first win of the year until May 3 when he defeated Cal State Fullerton … In that contest he tossed three innings of relief allowing a hit and two walks while striking out one … Longest relief stint was four innings vs. New Mexico on March 24 when he gave up no runs on a hit with four strikeouts … Went seven innings as a starter in the season opener vs. No. 14 Oregon surrendering two runs on four hits with two walks and five strikeouts … Tied his career high with seven strikeouts in 5.1 innings vs. Fresno State on March 5 … In his final three regular-season relief appearances (vs. Air Force, at UC Riverside, at San Jose State) covering five innings, allowed no runs on three hits with a walk and seven strikeouts … Member of the Mountain West All-Academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2015
Made four appearances at the Mountain West Tournament including one start and three in relief ... Picked up the victory in the win over New Mexico in the title game on May 24 ... Recorded his lone save of the season in the win over top-seeded Nevada on May 22 … Began the season as the Aztecs’ Tuesday starter although two of his first three appearances were in a relief role … After five Tuesday starts moved into the No. 3 (Sunday) starter beginning with the contest vs. Air Force on March 22 ... Was SDSU’s Sunday starter over the final nine weeks of the season … Picked up his first career win vs. Long Beach State on March 10 when he went seven innings as a starter allowing a run on four hits … Was involved in a decision in each of his next eight starts … Was victorious in his first five decisions … Longest outing came at UNLV when he tossed eight innings in a winning effort ... Season-high seven strikeouts in seven innings vs. Air Force on March 22.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2014
Made 11 appearances with nine coming in relief … His second start came vs. Nevada on May 24 in an elimination game at the Mountain West Tournament ... In the contest he tossed 7.2 innings allowing two runs on seven hits with no walks and two strikeouts … Threw two shutout innings against No. 17 Mississippi State at the NCAA Regional in Lafayette, La. … Made his first career start as an Aztec May 6 vs. Long Beach State … Tossed five innings allowing two runs on seven hits with no walks and two strikeouts, but was not involved in the decision … Longest relief outing was 3.2 shutout innings in the game vs. Nevada on March 7 … Season-high two strikeouts on four occasions … Did not throw a wild pitch over his 22.2 innings of work … Opponent batting average of .158 in conference games (four appearances with 5.2 innings pitched).
Three-year varsity player at Rancho Buena Vista High School in Vista, Calif. … Coached there by Sheldon Watkins … As a senior compiled a mark of 2-2 with a 5.15 earned run average … Made five appearances, all starts, striking out 19 over 17.2 innings … During his junior campaign went 4-0 with a 1.94 earned run average and 38 strikeouts in 39.2 innings pitched … Made seven starts and registered a pair of complete-game efforts … As a sophomore was 4-2 with a 2.02 earned run average … Honored as a San Diego Union-Tribune Scholar-Athlete each of his final three seasons of high school ball.
Marcus J. Reyes was born March 10, 1995, in Denville, N.J. … Son of Luis Reyes and Sofia Garcia … Enjoys music, working out, swimming and boogie boarding … Favorite player is Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant… A political science major at San Diego State … Plans to pursue a career as a pro baseball player or lawyer.