Tucupita José Marcano (born September 16, 1999) is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder for the Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB). He formerly played for the San Diego Padres in Major League Baseball.
On July 2, 2016, Marcano signed with the San Diego Padres as an international free agent. Marcano made his professional debut in 2017 with the Dominican Summer League Padres, slashing .206/.337/.353 in 49 games.
In 2018, Marcano split the season between the AZL Padres and the Low-A Tri-City Dust Devils, accumulating a .366/.450/.438 slash line with 1 home run and 26 RBI.
On April 1, 2021, Marcano made his MLB debut as a pinch hitter for Keone Kela, and drew a walk against Stefan Crichton of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
On April 6, Marcano collected his first major league hit, a single off of San Francisco Giants reliever Wandy Peralta. After going 2-for-12 with an RBI in 10 games for the Padres, Marcano was optioned off the roster and assigned to the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas to begin the minor league season.
On July 26, 2021, Marcano was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates along with Jack Suwinski and Michell Miliano in exchange for Adam Frazier.
Baseball infielder, Tucupita Marcano is currently not married, he is focusing on his career at the Major League Baseball’s Pittsburgh Pirates.