Monday, March 4, 2013

Marcus Garcia - Ambidextrous Pitcher

Marcus Garcia
Roseville High School (Class of 2013)
Roseville, California

College: Sierra College

Positions: P, 1B
Bats: Both 
Throws: Both (ambidextrous)
Height/Weight: 6'2" 180 lbs

Dominant arm: Left
Glove: Akadema ambidextrous glove

Marcus Garcia is a pitcher for the Sierra College baseball team in Rocklin, California. In 2013, he played fall baseball as a right-handed pitcher only, while he was rehabbing his left arm following surgery. 

In 2014, Garcia played in the Sierra College World Series games and did really well, so he impressed the coaches and made the Spring 2015 Roster At 6'2", ambidextrous Marcus Garcia is listed as a pitcher for Sierra College – batting both and throwing both (B/B)

As a junior in high school, switch pitcher Marcus Garcia threw in 11 games – racking up 28 strikeouts in 30.2 innings for the Roseville Tigers. Garcia also plays basketball and writes news articles for Eye on the Tiger at Roseville High School.



Switch Pitcher Marcus Garcia - Game Video

Watch ambidextrous pitcher Marcus Garcia throwing right- and left-handed in a game for the 2012 Tampa Bay Rays Scout Team. Garcia uses a high leg lift and pivot while displaying good mechanics throwing from both sides. He is left-hand dominant, so he mainly pitches left-handed in games and also plays first base. (video: October 2012)

News


Roseville pitcher can boast: Look Dad, both hands | Placer Sports

Senior Marcus Garcia is a rarity — an ambidextrous pitcher
By: Trevor Horn/Roseville Press Tribune


March 14, 2011 
The Tigers began their season on a different note, losing to the Yuba City Honkers in the annual Friday night showdown by the score of 7-2. Returning JV sophomore Marcus Garcia shut down Yuba for four innings, allowing no runs, but the bullpen was unable to hold on to their 2-1 fifth inning lead, getting outscored 6-0 over the final two stanzas.

The Tigers boast a strong pitching staff, featuring four lefties. Sophomores Hunter Fornier, Garcia, Reichmann, and Jensen anchor the hard-throwing pitchers.

Eye of the Tiger News - Sports


Stats

Marcus Garcia Baseball Stats - Roseville 2013 - MaxPreps


Marcus Garcia Baseball Stats - Roseville 2012 - MaxPreps


Video

Ambidextrous Baseball PitcherMarcus Garcia Recruitment Video

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