Marcus Knecht

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Marcus Knecht

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Biographical Information[edit]

Outfielder Marcus Knecht was selected as the 113th pick of the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2010 amateur draft.

Knecht had previously played for the Oshawa Dodgers of the Intercounty Baseball League in 2008 and 2009, before the team folded in 2010. With the Dodgers in 2009, he had a .349 avg with a .391 OBP, and fielded .941 with 6HR and 20 RBI. With the same club in 2008, he was a .379 player with a 1.000 fielding %, hitting only 1 HR and 7 RBI.

In high school in Toronto, he lettered all four years at St. Michael's College School, where he also played hockey.

Knecht has also played for Team Canada in the Junior World Championships in 2008.

Knecht was assigned to the Auburn Doubledays. He debuted as a pro on June 18 against Batavia, going 1 for 5 with two runs.