Tucupita Marcano has taken an interesting path to losing his prospect status.
In his age 21 season, he made his MLB debut with the Padres, getting 50 plate appearances in 25 games. A year later, after being acquired by the Pirates in the Adam Frazier trade, he has been called upon multiple times by the Pirates -- enough to surpass 130 at-bats.
Marcano turns 23 in a month. He's very young to be losing prospect status, and is still pretty much a prospect without the label.
When a player loses a prospect label, we give an outlook on their future MLB career. The Book on Tucupita Marcano is largely unwritten, and this one reads more like a prospect report, for good reason.
Marcano graduated from the prospect list at an age younger than most players get their first chance ...
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