Position: P Date of Birth: 12/26/1992 Height: 6' 4" Weight: 240 lbs
Bats: R Throws: R
Biography: Marcus Crescentini comes to Kansas City from A(Adv) Jupiter in the Florida State League. While with the Hammerheads, he appeared in two games working two innings of relief with a 4.50 ERA. The Florida native started 2018 with AA Jacksonville in the Southern League. With the Jumbo Shrimp, he appeared in 23 games, working 25.1 innings with a 3.91 ERA and 24 strikeouts.
Crescentini began his professional career with the Los Angeles Dodgers organization in 2015. After being drafted in the 26th round, he would pitch 24 games in the Pioneer Rookie League, posting a 7.43 ERA in 26.2 innings with 42 strike outs. In 2016 he split time with 3 different organizations. Crescentini started the year playing for Great Lake in the Midwest League. With the Loons, he played in 16 games with an 0-2 record and a 7.71 ERA. After the Loons released him the Miami Marlins organization picked him up. Next he had a short four game stay with Batavia in the New York-Penn League. While with the Muckdogs, he pitched 4 innings with a 2.25 ERA. He finished out 2016 playing for A(full) Greensboro of the South Atlantic League. While with the Grasshoppers he pitched in 20 games, tossing 30.1 innings with a 2-3 record and a 1.48 ERA.
He started 2017 with the Grasshoppers going 2-0 with a 1.03 ERA in 20 games. After his tenure in the South Atlantic League he moved on to A(Adv) Jupiter in the Florida State League. He pitched 16.1 innings in 13 games with a 2.20 ERA and 21 strikeouts for the Hammerheads.