Infielder Tucupita José Marcano is a Venezuelan professional baseball player who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. Marcano was born on September 16, 1999. (MLB).
He has Major League Baseball experience, having played for the San Diego Padres. Marcano signed as an international free agent with the San Diego Padres on July 2, 2016.
Marcano debuted professionally in 2017, slashing.206/.337/.353 in 49 games with the Dominican Summer League Padres.
Marcano divided his 2018 season between the AZL Padres and the Low-A Tri-City Dust Devils, batting.366/.450/.438 with one home run and 26 RBI.
Marcano spent the next season with the Single-A Fort Wayne TinCaps, hitting.270/.323/.337 with two home runs and 45 RBIs in 111 games.
Marcano did not appear in a game in 2020 owing to the minor league season being cancelled due to the COVID-19 epidemic. After the 2020 season, the Padres added him to their 40-man roster.
Marcano made his MLB debut on April 1, 2021, as a pinch hitter for Keone Kela, drawing a walk against Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Stefan Crichton.
Marcano hit his first major league hit on April 6th, a single off San Francisco Giants reliever Wandy Peralta.
Marcano was optioned off the roster and assigned to the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas to begin the minor league season after going 2-for-12 with an RBI in 10 games with the Padres.
Tucupita Marcano Contract
His contract information is currently unavailable.
Tucupita Marcano’s annual salary is $570,500, with a $0 signing bonus.
Tucupita Marcano’s net worth is $421,211.